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Honouring healthcare workers: Heroism & healing

Author: Zoe Langsdale

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Beginning in August, Irish Humanitarian, Sportsman, and Business Leader Alan Kerins will be launching "Healthcare Heroes' Retreats" with support from the Kirby Group. These retreats will offer frontline workers and their partners a free three-day retreat at The University of Notre Dame's Global Centre at Kylemore in Connemara, County Galway.…

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Corby Connections with Dr. Dominic Vachon

Author: Rose Carroll

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As the Director of the Hillebrand Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine, Dr. Dominic Vachon studies the biology and neuroscience of empathy, compassion, and burnout in the health care professions. He teaches future physicians and nurses about how compassion improves not only the care provided to patients but also the well-being of the health care provider.…

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Alumna Dr. Lynn Damitz, MD Honored by UNC Surgery

Author: Rose Carroll

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Congratulations to Dr. Lynn Damitz '89 who was honored as the Ethel F. And James A. Valone, MD, Distinguished Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for her work at UNC School of Medicine. Dr. Damitz also serves as adjunct professor for ND Preprofessional Studies. She demonstrates compassion for patients, a passion for teaching as well as being a highly skilled surgeon.  Read more.

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Rare disease advocacy and issues discussed during 11th annual conference

Author: Kathy Jonas

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Treating patients and families of those with rare diseases takes a gentle touch, persistence, a willingness to listen and additional time, according to four medical professionals who spoke recently about clinical care at the 11th Annual Conference on Advancing Rare Disease Research, Therapy and Patient Advocacy.

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