JACC FIT/EC Section: The Exit Interview

"We are taught in medicine to connect with our patients by learning about the social history beyond their medical history. The better we know our patients, the better we are able to treat them," writes Michael J. Zhang, MD, PhD, in an article published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Should building rapport extend to interactions with preceptors as well? Zhang shares the story of how a social visit with his preceptor who had retired suddenly for medical reasons taught him the value of conscious engagement with preceptors as complete individuals. Read more.