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PRC NewsMarch 10, 2012March 7, 2012 Greetings! I am excited to announce the addition of two staff members to our clinical team! Phil Flanders, PhD, and Shelley Parrett, LSCSW, LCAC, have recently joined our clinical staff. Their skill sets expand PRC®‘s ability to address a diverse group of concerns. Phil brings additional training and expertise in neuropsychology and phase of life/aging issues to our team. In addition, our ability to treat clients with issues of trauma will be further strengthened by Phil’s expertise in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Shelley will strengthen our ability to provide ongoing services in the area of dual diagnosis and chemical dependence with her strong background and training in substance use disorders. The Professional Renewal Center® continue...Read more
Research BlogFebruary 25, 2013Professionalism is important in many professions, but is perhaps most important to those who work in medicine. The relationship between patient and physician requires both good communication and a sense of trust. However this new age of social networ...Read moreJanuary 3, 2013The ability of a physician to empathize is critical to the relationship between the health professional and the patient. Previous research has shown that quality communication and an empathetic relationship improve the quality of care provided to the...Read moreJuly 2, 2012Professionalism in the medical field has long been discussed in terms of physicians’ behavior. Therefore, research has focused on the pattern of unprofessional physician behavior and on how physicians’ behaviors influence the sy...Read more
International Electives at the University of Minnesota Global Pediatric Residency Program: Opportunities for Education in All Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education CompetenciesJune 29, 2012Pediatricians’ competency in the realm of global health is a growing concern for the medical field. Global health training for residents has been increasing dramatically, and therefore, the desire to understand the outcomes of international experie...Read moreJune 18, 2012Poor Professionalism Identified through Investigation of Unsolicited Healthcare Complaints Given that an estimated 15% of physicians will be considered too impaired to fulfill their professional responsibilities at some point in their career, ...Read more