What is the best way to engage in a productive conversation when deeply held beliefs clash?
At this healthcare policy conference, the seemingly marginal number of healthcare providers amongst the lawyers, economists and other policy makers surprised me.
This year: The Ethics of the Patient-Doctor Relationship
To whom does a doctor owe loyalty? An employer or insurance contract, government (“state”) rules, or the patient?
What happens when regulations, government policy, and other third parties insert their priorities into medical decision making?
How does the concept of “social justice” affect the patient-doctor relationship?
Perhaps the most striking thing of the entire experience, however, was just how happy the direct primary care doctors were. I was also very inspired to see the entrepreneurial spirit of the direct primary care doctors—most who own their own practices and are excited for the growth opportunities before them.
Ethics of the Patient-Doctor Relationship: Registration for BRI’s 6th Annual 2018 Student Leadership Conference is OPEN!