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.    


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Anita Patel, MD.

Anita Patel, MD

Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Board Certifications:American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine: Nephrology Medical School Education:Osmania Medical College - Graduation Date: 02/01/1982 Post Graduate Education:Mercy Catholic Medical Center ...

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Anne Eshelman, PhD.

Anne Eshelman, PhD

Senior Staff Health Psychologist, Transplant Institute

Board Certifications:American Board of Professional Psychology: Health Psychology Post Graduate Education:Ph.D. - Wayne State University (MI) - PsychologyHarper Hospital (MI) - NeuropsychologyHenry Ford Hospital (MI) - Psychiatry

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