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Ronald Epstein, MD

Ronald Epstein, MD
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Dr. Ronald Epstein is a practicing family physician and a professor of family medicine, psychiatry, and oncology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, where he directs the Center for Communication and Disparities Research and codirects Mindful Practice programs, and author of Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity (Scribner, 2017). He is an internationally recognized educator, writer, and researcher whose landmark article, “Mindful Practice,” published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1999, has revolutionized physicians’ view of their work. Dr. Epstein has been named one of America’s Best Doctors every year since 1998 by U.S. News & World Report.
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How to Respond When Your Doctor is Distracted

A primary care doctor provides tips for patients to help them get their distracted doctor back on track.