Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education


While all of our education and health care systems value caring as a core part of our missions, competing interests – financial constraints, productivity, competition for GME – can create challenges in actually practicing care, not only for our patients, but for our learners, our faculty and staff, and our organizations themselves.
Mother Child at Table Physician

Caring Resources

Practices of caring: A framework for medical education and health care

The Practices of Caring webinar was presented on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to a live national audience.


Bonnie Miller, MD, MMHC
Senior Associate Dean for Health Sciences Education; Executive Vice President Educational Affairs
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Keith Meador, MD, ThM, MPH
Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Religion and Health Policy; Director, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Warren Kinghorn, MD, ThD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pastoral and Moral Theology
Duke University Medical Center and Duke Divinity School

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