?Many times the patients that are most ?difficult? are those who?ve had sexual trauma. She isn?t hard, she?s had a hard life?the body of a survivor remembers those traumatic experiences…she knows that other providers have found her to be a hard patient, so if you change the way you see her, then maybe she?ll change the way she sees herself in that dynamic.?
In this 40-minute video, Dr. Leigh Kimberg, a Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at ZSFG/UCSF, works with a breakout session group to understand best practices for screening patients for intimate partner violence (IPV).
?I had a fear of being alone?The stigma was huge. I had more internal stigma than external stigma?I stayed out of relationships because I didn?t want to disclose.?
This 45-minute video features a panel of leaders from local trauma agencies in San Francisco.
?Trauma has the incredible ability to rupture relationships with ourselves as well as with others, simultaneously.?