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1/ #medtwitter #twitternists #proudtobeGIM

I've been sitting on a @SocietyGIM #sgim19 debrief #medthread since the meeting, and thought I might finally take a swing at it - here goes ..

I am considering whether I can do more division/systems leadership in coming years .. ->
2/ Theme of the conference was 'Courage to Lead', and single best workshop for me was :

Leading Change: Tools/Tips for Change Management

Crediting Alfred Burger, Emily Fondahn, Brent Petty, Nathan Spell, Dan Steinberg - can't find them on Twitter, so giving proper 🗣🗣.
3/ would like to share key concepts for all of us trying to lead in academic medicine or in #advocacy spaces.

First key Slide/thoughts:

The hard stuff - barriers to change .. ->
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I told a story at #SGIM19 (thanks to @gradydoctor and the incredible insight of @emilysilverman) about the difference between empathy and compassion. It is a difference I have been thinking about a long time, and would like to share this tweetorial on the topic 1/
In the story I talked about a patient facing deportation, and being separated from her children. My empathy for her situation overwhelmed me. Eventually I found it difficult to engage at all. I realized in retrospect what she needed was not my empathy, but my compassion. 2/
Traditionally, we have focused on the difference between sympathy and empathy. This was the difference that was emphasized in my early training. Let’s start by defining these terms. 3/
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P…
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