Dr Ranjana Srivastava on tough conversations and empathy in cancer medicine

11 Feb 2021

The oncologist, acclaimed author and journalist talks to the limbic about the responsibility of practicing the art of empathy in medicine, difficult conversations and what she’s learned from her patients over two decades about dying well.

Ranjana Srivastava is an oncologist, award-winning author and columnist for The Guardian. She was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for her work on doctor-patient communication.

Her book, Dying for a Chat: the communication breakdown between doctors and patients, won the 2013 human rights literature award.

You can now listen to the limbic podcasts on your favourite podcast app. Search for the limbic on Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Podcasts or Spotify.

Already a member?

Login to keep reading.

Email me a login link