Acceptance Speech Catherine Florio Pipas, MD, MPH
April 29th, 2019 Society of Teachers in Family Medicine (STFM) Annual Meeting Toronto
Thank you, I am so honored to receive the 2019 STFM Humanism in Medicine Award and so grateful to be a member of the STFM Community.
My journey to Create Cultures of Wellness and to Promote Humanism in Medicine has been extremely rewarding because it….
Challenges me everyday to walk the walk…
Provides me the opportunity to learn from all of you and to share what I have learned across the globe
Allows me to participate in the national URGENT campaign to build a business model for promoting personal wellness and changing our learning and practice environments
Promoting Humanism in Medicine can be viewed as overcoming another ISM (racism, sexism, humanism) Our culture of medicine has facilitated the depersonalization of us as health professionals - but no one is calling it dehumanizing.
We actually call it “superhuman” and we often where this badge o...