Title

Balint Groups: How to Incorporate "Dealing with Difficult Patients" into a Residency Curriculum

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

10-10-2019

Comments

Presentation: 54:02

No sound at start of presentation

Abstract

Objectives

  1. Discuss how the doctor-patient contributes to burnout
  2. Review literature that suggests modifiable factors that contribute physicians' most difficult patient interactions
  3. Introduce the concept of Balint groups and gain an understanding of how they work
  4. Review the research that has been published on the effectiveness of Balint groups
  5. Consider how Balint groups can be applied to our residency program and to our future careers

Outline

I. Burnout from the doctor-patient relationship

  • "Difficult" patients
  • "Difficult" doctors
  • Key research themes

II. Balint Groups

  • History
  • How it works
  • The research

III. Application to Real Life

  • American Balint Society
  • JFMA

Language

English

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