Patient-Doctor Miscommunication, Cultivating a Garden Ethic
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 502
- Mar 4, 2017
- 1:43:04 mins
What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear Guest: Danielle Ofri, PhD, MD, Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York’s Bellevue Hospital, author of “What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear” When you visit the doctor, do you get the sense you’re not really being listened too? And when your doctor explains a diagnosis or new medicine you’re going to try, how much of what’s being said are you really hearing and comprehending? When a doctor is good a communicating, we sometimes call it “bedside manner” and, for some reason, we see it as a nice quality, but not essential. When it comes down to it, the doctor’s medical knowledge and skill matter most. For information on attending Ofri's lecture at the University of Utah School of Medicine on March 9,2017 click here. Why the World Needs More Serious Gardeners Guest: Marcus Smith, Host of “Thinking Aloud" on BYUradio; Matthew Gowans, PhD, Assistant Professor of English, Snow College There’s a hint of Spring in the air. Avid gardeners are taking inventory of their seeds, starting to sprout indoors, walking the aisles of the home and garden store thinking about their next project. The National Gardening Market Research Company says in its 2016 survey report, “The US is a nation full of gardeners.” A major part of their reasoning is that we’re spending more money on our lawns and gardens than in recent years. But does that translate to getting more of our food from our own gardens? Or having the kind of meaningful connection with the Earth that many would argue is the primary benefit of gardening?