Kerry Tribe on empathy in health care

Kerry Tribe describes her video installation Standardized Patient (2017), which explores the relationships between medical professionals and patients. While we typically expect our doctors to be well educated, skilled, and knowledgeable, Tribe discusses how this piece looks at the importance of empathy, communication, and genuine human connection.

New Work: Kerry Tribe

October 7, 2017–February 25, 2018
Floor 4

New Work: Kerry Tribe premieres an SFMOMA commission by the Los Angeles–based artist and filmmaker that offers insight into the work of Standardized Patients—professional actors who portray patients in a simulated clinical environment as part of medical students’ training.

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