We are so proud to partner with Jack's Baskets and even more thrilled to see this piece from its founder, Carissa Carroll, published in the AAP.
From the article, When Bad News Isn’t Necessarily Bad: Recognizing Provider Bias When Sharing Unexpected News
“Our words are powerful. Clinicians are required to communicate many types of information, often in rushed situations. How this information is delivered creates a framework for patients and families and may eventually become imprinted as their stories. Because these conversations can be challenging, the need for improvement of the skill of communicating bad news has emerged into a new paradigm for clinicians and clinicians in training.”
Read the full text here and then head on over to our page to request materials to help support your local medical providers as they deliver a new diagnosis.
When Bad News Isn’t Necessarily Bad: Recognizing Provider Bias When Sharing Unexpected News
Carissa Carroll, Christopher Carroll, Naomi Goloff, Michael B. Pitt
Pediatrics Jun 2018, e20180503; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2018-0503