A podcast brought to you by Illinois Medical Oncology Society

Episode #3:

"Tough Conversations in the Clinic"
Part Two

Aparna Kalyan, MD
Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine, GI Oncology

Julia Vermylen, MD, MPH
Northwestern Medicine, Palliative Care
Co-Director, Northwestern Simulation Program in Healthcare Communication

Featured topics and Time-stamped Episode Bytes:

00:00:24 - Timing when discussing long term goals
00:04:56 - Managing patient's expectations and comprehension
00:08:43 - "Having more good days than bad days"
00:10:10 - Taking clinical context into account when approaching care
00:12:43 - Programs/Courses to help with serious illness communication skills
00:13:52 - Take home points

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