Communicating Bad News in the Context of Transplantation


Dr. Anita Patel, medical director of Kidney and Pacreas Transplantation and Dr. Anne Eshelman, senior staff health psychologist at the Transplant Institute, discuss why the communication of "bad news" is important and explain the expanded six-step protocol for delivering such news.    


About the Henry Ford Transplant Institute Lecture Series:

The Henry Ford Transplant Institute is hosting a series of monthly educational lectures throughout the year. Henry Ford Transplant Institute physicians and surgeons as well as visiting professors will present a collection of transplant related ground-breaking topics you won't find anywhere else.

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Anita Patel

Anita Patel, MD

Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Anne Eshelman

Anne Eshelman, PhD

Senior Staff Health Psychologist, Transplant Institute

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