Life Changing Moments: Walking in Other’s Shoes, with Dr. Scott Abramson

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For Dr. Scott Abramson, a mindshift where he began to listen, understand, and empthaize with his patients changed his career trajectory into something that he cherished. 

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Dr. Scott Abramson joined Northern California Kaiser Permanente in July 1979. He retired from the Neurology department in San Leandro in 2020, after over 40 years of service.

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The Listener – Scott Abramson, MD

Scott Abramson joined Northern California Kaiser Permanente in July 1979 where (as of July 2016,) he has been on Neurology staff for the last 37 years. He did his Residency in Neurology and Neurophysiology at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn N.Y. He attended medical school at University of Georgia in Augusta. He did undergraduate training at Cornell University, and graduated high school from the illustrious Georgia Military Academy in College Park, Georgia.

For over 20 years Dr. Abramson had been passionately involved in the communication and physician wellness projects at Kaiser Permanente where he has been on the regional board of physicians for these endeavors. He has delivered dozens of workshops in this arena and personally coached scores of physicians and staff. He has written and developed programs on time management, physician to patient communication, physician to physician communication, and staff to physician communication. Dr. Abramson also writes a monthly column on communication issues and physician health and wellness that is online available to all Kaiser physicians. He has delivered Grand rounds to various audiences on such topics as professional satisfaction, teamwork, difficult conversations, presentation skills, and his favorite, “The Secret of Happiness.”

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