Grandmother Rules: Crucial Conversations with Patients and Families


  • Curt Tribble Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia



I matriculated at the same medical school from which my father graduated 22 years earlier. This coincidence gave me the opportunity to use his advice, based on his experiences as a student, to seek out some of the school’s best and most memorable teachers.


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How to Cite

Tribble, C. (2017). Grandmother Rules: Crucial Conversations with Patients and Families. The Heart Surgery Forum, 20(1), E002-E006.