S02E04 Sharing Our Stories: When We Share We Care

Special guest Dr Lou Anne Wellford and her son Alex who’s just about to start his residency training in New Orleans shares how patient’s stories can provide special insights into the medical world.

Lou Anne shares what practicing emergency medicine for over thirty years has taught her about the emotional impact of illness and trauma upon its victims. Dr. Wellford has completed her first book about a young woman’s heart transplant and the unlikely relationships that develop as she rebuilds her life. She has begun working on her second book.

You can find more information about bringing more heart into healthcare at www.heartbasedmedicine.org. Have a question for Dr Jan or the team? Drop us an email at contact@heartbasedmedicine.org. Or subscribe to this platform for more podcast conversations. Thanks for listening and take care.

Find Jan’s book and e-book ‘Dare to Care’ at Amazon.com

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