The CardioNerds Academy welcomes Dr. Melanie Sulistio to give the 2nd Annual Sanjay V. Desai Lecture in Medical Education to mark the graduation of the 2022 CardioNerds Academy Class. Join us as Dr. Sulistio and CardioNerds Academy Program Director Dr. Tommy Das discuss the humanity deficiency in medicine, and how the practice of compassionate assumption can lead us to be better physicians for our patients, our colleagues, our learners, and ourselves. Credit to rising CardioNerds Academy chiefs Dr. Rawan Amir, Dr. Kate Wilcox, Dr. Alaa Diab, and Dr. Gurleen Kaur for their terrific acting in this episode. Audio editing by CardioNerds academy intern, Pace Wetstein.
Dr. Sanjay V Desai serves as the Chief Academic Officer, The American Medical Association and is the former Program Director of the Osler Medical Residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. Melanie Sulistio is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Texas Southwestern. Additionally, she is an Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and co-chairs the ACC Internal Medicine Residency Program. She has a passion for medical education and promoting humanity in medicine, and is actively involved in the work of teaching communication skills that encompass meaningful care, discussions with patients, and difficult conversations with colleagues.
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