The modern Physcian’s Pledge to replace Hippocratic Oath?

One of the oldest professional oaths is the Hippocratic Oath, which is now as old as 2400 years old. The practice pledging this oath begans at the University of Wittenberg in Germany in 1508. The contents of the oath are still relevant, although pledging in the name of long forgotten medieval Greek gods is probably what makes it out-dated. A new modern version of the oath, known as ‘The

Doctor-Patient Communication

The slide deck of a short sharing I gave to a group of first year medical students of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). It is indeed a good move to talk about doctor-patient communication early in their medical studies, to expose them to the intricacies, the skill and the art of communicating with patients, including how to break bad news. Doctor-Patient Communication Skill from Chew