Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Video: Earning a Patient’s Trust

How long can it take for a physician to earn one patient's confidence?

In the video below, Austin psychiatrist Thomas J. Kim, MD, MPH, tells the story of caring for an incarcerated teenage female who wanted nothing to do with him or their weekly appointments. After six months of persistence and proving to the patient that he wasn’t going anywhere, the patient finally opened up to Dr. Kim.

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