The CROC Podcast
The CROC Podcast
Ep25: Trust-based partnerships - A chance to die


Join angel and Dr. E as they welcome their old friend Professor Len Berry and new friend Dr. Rana Awdish as they discuss her critically acclaimed book, “In shock”, as well as take a deep dive into their article detailing the 4 pillars of trust in the patient-caregiver-healthcare system triad.

Dr. Rana Awdish

Rana Awdish, MD, FCCP is the author of In Shock, a critically-acclaimed, bestselling memoir based on her own illness. A critical care physician and faculty member of Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan, she completed her medical degree at Wayne State in 2002 where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society, her residency at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York, and her fellowship training at Henry Ford Hospital where she serves as the current Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program. She also serves as Medical Director of Care Experience for the entire Health System. Dr. Awdish’s mandate as well as her passion is to improve the patient experience across the system and speak on patient advocacy at health care venues nationally.

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Leonard L. Berry

University Distinguished Professor of Marketing Regents Professor
M.B. Zale Chair in Retailing and Marketing Leadership
Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence
Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement


Module: What do you want from your caregiver?

Episode: Trust-based partnerships – A chance to die

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CROC gratitude shout outs

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Rod Freeman – Small Biz Up

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