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“Let Me See If I Have This Right …”: Words That Help Build Empathy

John L. Coulehan, MD; Frederic W. Platt, MD; Barry Egener, MD; Richard Frankel, PhD; Chen-Tan Lin, MD; Beth Lown, MD; and William H. Salazar, MD
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Dr. Coulehan: State University of New York at Stony Brook; Stony Brook, NY 11794-8036 Dr. Platt: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center; Denver, CO 80222 Dr. Egener: American Academy on Physician and Patient; Portland, OR 97210 Dr. Frankel: Highland Hospital; Rochester, NY 14620 Dr. Lin: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center; Denver, CO 80222 Dr. Lown: Mount Auburn Hospital; Cambridge, MA 02238 Dr. Salazar: Medical College of Georgia; Augusta, GA 30902


Requests for Single Reprints: John L. Coulehan, MD, Department of Preventive Medicine, HSC L3-086, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794-8036; e-mail, jcoulehan@uhmc.sunysb.edu.

Current Author Addresses: Dr. Coulehan: Department of Preventive Medicine, HSC L3-086, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794-8036.

Drs. Platt and Lin: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, Denver, CO 80222.

Dr. Egener: American Academy on Physician and Patient, Legacy Clinic Northwest, 1130 NW 22nd Avenue, Suite 220, Portland, OR 97210.

Dr. Frankel: Highland Hospital, 1000 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620.

Dr. Lown: Mount Auburn Hospital, 300 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02238.

Dr. Salazar: Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th Street, HS2010, Augusta, GA 30902.


Ann Intern Med. 2001;135(3):221-227. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-135-3-200108070-00022
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