Benjamin Bosen

Reflection of Day 1

The discussions today were thought provoking and inspiring. There were multiple times today that we discussed how a patient and/or their family would want answers and open communication after an adverse event.  This was the nudge/chastisement I have needed to take action to try to remedy unhealed wounds.

I had a patient, who I was the PCP for, die about 3 months after I had started seeing him. He presented to me in the clinic with vague symptoms that I tried to work up over the next 2 months but failed figure out what was wrong. He was eventually hospitalized and then diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. I saw him in a follow up visit and he was supposed to be starting chemo but miscommunications kept happening between the patient and the oncology clinic. I tried to get involved and help figure out what could be done… Continue reading

Telluride Experience 2020 Dates

BRECKENRIDGE, CO:
CMF Session One*: 6/8 – 6/11
Bennathan Session Two: 6/15 – 6/18
Session Three: 6/22 – 6/25

WASHINGTON, DC/MD:
Session Four: 7/22 – 7/25

*Session exclusive to the COPIC Medical Foundation Residents.