City-wide Rounds - Reflection, Dialogue and the Possibilities of Person-Centered Care

Jun 2, 2017



City-wide Rounds

Jointly-sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry (PHES Division) and by the Department of Family & Community Medicine


“Reflection, Dialogue and the Possibilities of Person-Centered Care”

Dr. Arno Kumagai ,Vice Chair for Education, Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto


When: Friday June 2, 2017, 10:30am-noon

Where: Mount Sinai Hospital, Auditorium (18th floor)

Learning objectives:

  1. Define the meaning of patient-centered care from a variety of perspectives: evidence-based, philosophical, ethical and humanistic.
  2. Describe how this perspective may be taught and learned.
  3. List the ways of knowing and roles of reflection and dialogue involved in teaching about delivery of health care with excellence and justice.
  4. Identify the ways in which the creative arts and humanities may be incorporated to achieve the goal of rehumanizing medicine (i.e. practicing medicine with humanistic intent).


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