Christy Simpson on

Patient Centred Care

Christy Simpson is an associate professor and Head of the Department of Bioethics, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University. She started our morning off with a plenary around Patient-Centred Care: What Else Would It Be? (click on title to view powerpoint file).
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We later joined Christy for a Q & A session with Kathryn Gretsinger and David Kuhl. Click PLAY (>) to view the video below or you can find it at this link

 

 

Christy’s concurrent session was on the topic Feeling with and Feeling for:  Reflecting on Empathy, Sympathy and Compassion (click on title to view powerpoint file). No video of that session is available.
We later joined Christy one last time during the Town Hall Meeting at the end of the day together with Kathryn Gretsinger, Linda Dempster, David Kuhl, and Kwame McKenzie. Click PLAY (>) to view the video below or view it externally at this link.

 

 

Recommended Readings

To learn more about the ideas discussed in Christy Simpson’s presentations you may refer to the following recommended readings: 

Patient-Centred Care: What Else Would It Be?

  1. British Columbia Ministry of Health. (February 2015). Christy-Simpson-PCC_May 3 2016 The British Columbia Patient-Centered Care Framework
  2. Beaulieu, M. (2013). Toward a patient-centred health care systemCanadian Family Physician • Le Médecin de famille canadien. Vol 59: january. janvier 2013.

Feeling with and Feeling for: Reflecting on Empathy, Sympathy and Compassion. 

  1. Post, S. G., Ng, L. E., Fischel, J. E., Bennett, M., Bily, L., Chandran, L., … & Rodriguez, J. V. (2014).Routine, empathic and compassionate patient care: definitions, development, obstacles, education and beneficiariesJournal of evaluation in clinical practice, 20(6), 872-880.
  2. Gelhaus, P. (2012). The desired moral attitude of the physician:(I) empathyMedicine, Health Care and Philosophy, 15(2), 103-113.
  3. Gelhaus, P. (2012). The desired moral attitude of the physician:(II) compassionMedicine, Health Care and Philosophy, 15(4), 397-410.