Empathy has been deeply ingrained¬†as “must have” psychic gear for any healthcare practitioner. But have we gotten it wrong, and are we burning out AND making poor medical decisions in the process?

In this episode of Against Medical Advice, Tom, Logan, and I define and distinguish empathy and compassion, building a case against the former in favor of the latter. Based on the work of MIT psychologist Paul Bloom. Read about his work here and here.

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