Episode 16: Love and Dignity in a Difficult World with Milton Anderson

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In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Griggs sits down with Milton Anderson to explore the themes of love, dignity, resilience, and the power of relationships.

Milton shares his journey of maintaining dignity and equanimity in the face of adversity, the importance of building relationships across differences, and the insights he gained from working on a research project about pain management in cancer patients. The conversation delves into personal anecdotes, experiences of racism, and the significant role of faith and love in navigating life’s challenges.

Episode Resources


  • The significance of maintaining dignity and self-respect despite external challenges.
  • The impact of developing relationships across racial and cultural divides.
  • Lessons learned from working as a standardized patient in a research project.
  • The importance of advocacy in healthcare settings.
  • The role of love and faith in addressing societal and personal issues.

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