PBS NewsHour

Dalai Lama’s doctor wants more compassion in medicine

Clip: 10/27/2015 | 6m 20s

Before he was a personal physician to the Dalai Lama, Dr. Barry Kerzin never imagined that a professional trip to Tibet would lead him down a decades-long path studying Buddhism and meditation. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro talks to Kerzin in India about his feeling that compassion and empathy are essential to medical training.

Aired: 10/27/15

Rating: NR

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