Rude, dismissive, and aggressive (RDA). Yet another wonderful medical acronym, describing a communication standard all-too-common in Health 1.0 and 2.0.

There’s been some recent stirrings in the research community suggesting that the way we treat each other (doctors, nurses, patients, errrryone in healthcare) affects our actual cognitive and technical performance, even when we think we’re tougher than all that.

In this special episode of Against Medical Advice, the ever-elusive Mrs. Dogg MD finally makes an appearance…to Co-Host the show AND run the tech board no less! She’s an internist and radiologist with a firsthand perspective on rudeness in medical culture. We talk Health 3.0, mentoring, rad techs, “blocking” in medical residency culture, medical education, pimping, rude patients, nurses eating their young, and what an absolutely perfect and flawless husband and father I am.

Catch the audio of the episode on #IncidentReport, a top-rated podcast in Science and Medicine on iTunes!

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