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An unusual clerkship at the USF College of Medicine takes students out of the classroom and puts them in the home of a terminal patient. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM shows you how the hospice experience is creating more empathetic future physicians.
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
Dr. Kira Zwygart from the USF Dept. of Family Medicine talks about what students get out of the hospice experience during their third year clerkship.
Third year USF Medical School students Adam Winkler and Caroline Nu Nguyen share their opinions on the hospice experience and how it affected them both educationally and personally.
Dr. Robert Walker, a USF Professor of Internal Medicine & LifePath Hospice physician, answers the question: what is hospice care?
Dr. Walker talks about the long-term relationship between the USF College of Medicine and LifePath Hospice.
LifePath Hospice Care Coordinator Michelle Howard, RN, talks with University Beat’s Mark Schreiner about her experiences accompanying USF Med students on their visits to her patients.
For more information
Barbara Brooks, M.A., Coordinator, Primary Care Clerkship
USF College of Medicine Dept. of Family Medicine
813-871-8111 / 1-800-209-2200 Toll-Free