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We would like to invite you to join professionals who share a passion for improving healthcare communication at an online gathering of researchers, educators, clinicians, administrators, patient advocates, students from various health professions and others from around the world! Click here to register.
Late Breaking Abstract Submissions for COVID-19
Deadline to submit: Thursday, May 21, 2020
Click here to submit a late breaking abstract!
Thank you for your patience as ACH has been navigating this uncertain time. ACH Leadership has been working to make an educated decision regarding the trajectory of the course during this time of crisis.
ACH is so proud of the work healthcare professionals do every day and we know that each of you have been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. ACH has developed tools to support your communication needs during this unprecedented time.
ACH is looking to support health communication scholars and educators through participation in the Putnam Scholars Program (PSP), now in its third year! The program seeks applicants who have an interest in developing a career in health communication research or education.
ACH Headquarters will be closed for the holidays beginning Monday, December 23rd. Headquarters will reopen Thursday, January 2nd. ACH wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season and we look forward to working with you in 2020!
Congratulations to Barbara Bokhour, PhD recipient of the 24th annual George Engel Award For Outstanding Research Contributing to the Theory, Practice and Teaching of Effective Health Care Communication and Related Skills.
ACH is now accepting applications for the 2020 Faculty-In-Training (FIT) Cohort! This is a learner-centered professional development program where experiential learning is coupled with guidance from a personal mentor. The FIT program builds on the skills developed in the Relationship-Centered Communication Facilitation (RCF) program and Train-the-Trainer (TTT) program (must have completed either prerequisite to be eligible to apply to the FIT program).
ACH is now accepting applications for the Relationship-Centered Communication Facilitators Program (RCF) 2020 Cohort. This is a program to develop future facilitators of the ACH fundamental workshop for delivery at their home institutions.
The Academy of Communication in Healthcare is pleased to award the honor of the ACH Healthcare Communication Teaching Excellence Award to Calvin Chou, MD, PhD, recognizing his work to advance the field of communication in Healthcare. Click here for more information.
Hear the latest research and teaching methods presented in a variety of educational sessions including keynotes, oral abstract presentations, poster sessions, symposia, workshops, and more!
Submit scientific abstracts and proposals for workshops, symposia, and creative arts. Visit the ICCH website for more information.
June 26 - 27, 2020
ACH Heathcare Communication Virtual Research Forum
February 28 - March 5, 2021
ACH Winter Course
(Reserved for current ACH Faculty & those enrolled in the FIT or RCF programs in 2021)
Franciscan Renewal Center- Scottsdale, AZ
October 17 - 20, 2021
International Conference on Communication in Healthcare® (ICCH)
Organized by ACH, in partnership with EACH: International Association for Communication in Healthcare
Wyndham Grand Golf & Beach Resort - Rio Mar, Puerto Rico