Alan Alda: Can You Hear Me Now?

Alan Alda: Can You Hear Me Now?

Alan Alda: Can You Hear Me Now?

Everything Happens with Kate Bowler - March 20, 2018 - 33:53

Alan Alda is best known for his prolific acting career. But he has also spent years learning about, and teaching, communication. The Emmy-winning actor and star of television's M*A*S*H* teaches doctors and scientists to communicate more effectively and wrote the recent book “If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?” He talks with Kate about why human beings are so bad at talking about sickness -- and about what helps them improve. CW: Describes dental operation, chronic illnessFor show notes, the transcript, and discussion questions:

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