November 10, 2022

Conflict Management in the ICU

In this episode of the podcast, we will discuss the management of conflict in the intensive care unit (ICU). Our guest is Dr. Joshua Kayser. Dr. Kayser is Section Chief for Medical Critical Care Medicine and Medical ICU Director at the VA Medical Center in Philadelphia. He is also Professor of Clinical Medicine and Professor of Medical Ethics and Healthy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania.

Additional Resources:
Conflict Management in the ICU. JB Kayser and LJ Kaplan:
How doctors manage conflicts with families of critically ill patients during conversations about end-of-life decisions in neonatal, pediatric, and adult intensive care. AS Spijkers et al.:
Center to Advance Palliative Care Website – with great resources:
Vital Talk website. A great resource for developing communication skills in healthcare:

Books Mentioned in this Episode:
In Shock. By Rana Awdish: