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How do you teach medical students bedside manner? Hire an actor
Southern California Public Radio

In the world of academia, is there anything tougher than medical school? Years of math, science, anatomy, pharmacology and dissections committed to memory; tests, labs, residencies… but how do you teach what might be the most sensitive and human part of being a doctor: bedside manner?

And who do you hire to do it?

There’s a lesson plan for that, too. And when I started looking, I found out it started here in Los Angeles.