SPOTLIGHT: Teaching compassion in care

Sometime in the early 1980s, the medical profession began drawing students more interested in high-tech advances than hands-on care, according to Arnold Gold, MD, a pediatric neurologist teaching at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. That didn't sit well with him, however. So for the past 20 years, Gold has been developing methods for teaching humanism in medicine, winning over most U.S. medical schools in the process. Article