From the front page of the Seattle Times . . . how even pretending to care about your patients leads to better outcomes. And there are classes to teach you how! My oh my . . .
"Deep acting — also known as method acting — involves summoning memories and using imagination to generate and display emotions.
"Even when a doctor doesn't have the time or desire to dig deep, she should still use surface acting — as in, simply feigning empathy. "
See the full article here.