Scott Abramson practiced Neurology with Kaiser Permanente Northern California for over 40 years.
For most of those years, Dr. Abramson has been passionately involved in the physician communication and the physician wellness projects. He has delivered dozens of workshops in this arena and personally coached scores of physicians and staff. He has developed programs on time management, physician communication, marriage in medicine, burnout, the threatened physician, difficult conversations, presentation skills, storytelling, and his two favorites, “The Secret of Happiness” and “What The Great Wisdom of Country Music Can Teach Physicians.”
Dr. Abramson, for over 20 years, wrote a monthly column on communication issues and physician health and wellness issues. Several of these stories have been published in medical journals. Some can be found in video format on this youtube website channel: http://doctorwisdom.net/
In 1982, Dr. Abramson was awarded the Physician of the Year honor in his medical facility. In 2003 he was given Teaching Excellence Award from Physician Education, and in 2010 was nominated as a Kaiser Hero for his work in regional physician communication.
Dr. Abramson has set foot in 48 of 50 states, lacking only Wisconsin and North Dakota.