The Power of Empathy in Clinical Practice: Maximizing Our Healing Influence with Patients

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The Power of Empathy in Clinical Practice: Maximizing Our Healing Influence with Patients

November 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A new 10-hour workshop modeled after the successful elective for LECOM School of Pharmacy students.

November 18 – 19, 2016 at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)

  • Friday – 10AM – 5PM (with lunch)
  • Saturday – 8AM – Noon

Presented by:

  • David Zelman, President of The Transitions Institute of Dallas, TX, and Amazon bestselling author of “If I Can, You Can:  Transformation Made Easy”
  • Hershey Bell, Professor of Family Medicine, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the LECOM School of Pharmacy

Participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of the meaning and utility of empathic practice
  • Develop an understanding of the complex social and psychological issues related to inter-professional empathic practice
  • Identify psychological and systemic  barriers to empathy in healthcare
  • Develop humanistic skills that allow healthcare providers to continuously improve empathic skills

This highly interactive inter-professional workshop is designed for physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, and all health-related professionals who care for patients.

Special introductory pricing for this new workshop:

  • 99.00 for health care professionals
  • 59.00 for residents*
  • Free for students*

*Limited seating is reserved for residents and students

  • O.A.  The American Osteopathic Association Council on Continuing Medical Education (AOA CCME) has approved this program for 10 credit hours in Category 1-A.
  • A.F.P.  Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
  • Applications have been submitted to the PPA for Pharmacy CE credit and to Allegheny Health Network for AMA PRA Category 1 credit

TO RESERVE A SEAT (maximum participation 50 seats), please contact Sharon Morrison at or 814-860-5168.

We hope to see you there for what promises to be an extraordinary workshop event!


November 18, 2016
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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