We Are Weill Cornell Medicine | Dr. Yoon Kang

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine | Dr. Yoon Kang


It’s that aha moment where you see sort of in the students faces That they completely understand what you are trying to impart to them You want more and more of those aha moments from your students and that sort of drives I think teachers to be sort of more creative more innovative more engaging In an academic Medical Center There’s so much energy You have the interface of people who are passionate about Clinical care are passionate about research and passionate about education The healthcare delivery system is changing so rapidly Students really do need to understand that the knowledge that come out of medical school with may not be enough going forward They need to continually learn in order to take excellent care of their patients Now one of them one of the big pieces of teaching the students about clinical care is teaching them to treat patients respectfully Students often as to what we mean by a respectful or patient-centered care And what I tell them is do the mom test think of your mother sitting on an exam room Table and treat that patient how you would like your mother to be treated by a clinician as an MD educator I’ve been able to put all of that energy together that creative energy that scientific inquiry all together into one into one job Which is amazing not many people can say that about what they do for a living? You

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