May 24, 2021
"The core competencies required for providing quality medical care did not lie only in medicine itself, but in the interpersonal interactions and relationships built between provider and patient."
Samuel Zverev, fourth-year Human Biology, Health, and Society student at Cornell University, describes an interaction as a patient experience intern that revealed how teachers and teaching moments can appear anywhere.
This essay was published in the Teaching and Learning Moments column in the April 2021 issue of Academic Medicine. Read the essay at academicmedicine.org.