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Dr. Ron Epstein's New Book

New book by Ron Epstein: "Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity"Ron Epstein has a new book, Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity, now available for purchase. It’s about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most—safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care. In Attending, Dr. Epstein uses gripping and deeply human stories to give patients a language to describe what they most value in health care and to outline a road map for health care to refocus on patients’ needs. Drawing on his clinical experiences and current research, Epstein explores four aspects of mindfulness in medicine—Attention, Curiosity, Beginner’s Mind, and Presence—and introduces a revolutionary concept: by looking inward, health care practitioners can grow their capacity to provide high-quality care and the resilience to be there when their patients need them.

In an era when the commodification of health care has shifted doctors' focus away from the healing of patients to the bottom line and clinician burnout is at an all-time high, Attending is the antidote. With intelligence and compassion, Epstein offers a crucial, timely book that shows us how we can restore humanity to medicine, guides us toward a better overall quality of care, and reminds us of what matters most.

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Purchase Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity from the publisher, Simon & Schuster, or one of the following:

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Purchase Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity audiobook from the publisher's site, S&S.com, or one of the following:

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