Did you ever think speed dating would be part of your medical training? Well, in one NUHS class called "The Clinical Encounter," you won't actually find speed dating, but you will find an exercise modeled after the popular meet-and-greet process. They form two circles and take turns pairing up and play-acting a doctor and patient's first meeting - ala 'What brings you in today? This way, each student sees about eight doctors and eight patients. The skills they learn here will help them make better diagnoses, better treatment decisions, and build productive relationships with patients, improving their career success.
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