Groupthink and Caregivers' Projections: Addressing Barriers to Empathy
ethics, empathy, groupthink, difficult encounters
Bioethics and Medical Ethics
"Groupthink," in which team members have reasons to share group mis-perceptions and collectively misread patients, is not a problem of lack of caring, but rather difficulty in maintaining perspective during a conflict. Dr. Halpern shares how reflective self-awareness and empathic curiosity can help overcome such challenges and improve patient care.
Halpern, Jodi, "Groupthink and Caregivers' Projections: Addressing Barriers to Empathy" (2014). Current Videos. 34.