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 2021 Dates

BRECKENRIDGE, CO:
CMF Session 1*: 8/23 - 8/26
TDCF Scholars Session 2: 8/30 – 9/2

*Session exclusive to the COPIC Medical Foundation Residents.
 
ELLICOTT CITY, MD:
Bennathan Scholars Session 3: 9/9 - 9/12
 
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