Ruth Tapp, a patient in the U.K., describes what it feels like for the patient to be the subject of bedside teaching. Here is the BMJ article: bmj.i6190.full This was a useful (and short) essay that will be of help to physicians, students, patients and their families. Some things have changed since 1920 — but not all!
Zen Buddhism has a lot to teach us as physicians, as dermatologists. Consider these two quotes from respected roshi: The practice is the teacher. Your practice is your teacher. Maurine Stuart. Teaching is not difficult, Listening is not difficult either. What is truly difficult is to become conscious of what you have in yourself and be able to use it as your own. DT Suzuki, The Marvelous Cat