Trust: The Keystone of the Patient-Physician Relationship

November 17, 2017

UW Medicine Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Medical Affairs, Carlos Pellegrini discusses the meaning of trust in the patient-physician relationship. This lecture is part of a series that provides continuing medical education for physicians.

After listening to the lecture, participants should be able to:

– Discuss the meaning of trust in the patient/physician & physician to physician relationship.
– Familiarize the audience with the role they play every day developing social trust.
– Define the role that communication plays in the generation of trust.

Douglas E. Wood, MD, FACS, FRCSEd, Henry N. Harkins Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, UW
Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, FACS, Chief Medical Officer & Vice President for Medical Affairs, UW Medicine, professor of surgery, Department of Surgery, UW