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This week's reflection

This week's reflection

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.

Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi

Coping with moral distress

May 11, 2020

Dr. Leena Amin, an internal medicine physician at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital, is well aware of the inner turmoil she’s experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

She is used to shaking hands with her patients and their family members or displaying physical empathy by placing her hand on her patients, especially when she has to deliver bad news.

But because of strict guidelines and protocols about using personal protective equipment (PPE) to minimize the risk and spread of the virus, Leena has to refrain from her natural response to those under her care.

Read the full story on The Vital Beat.