The American Academy on Communication will also provide 2 scholarships to attend ENRICH, June 8-11, 2017 thanks to the generous support of the Institute for Healthcare Excellence.
Applicants Will Be Notified by February 28th.
AACH will award 2 scholarships that will each cover the full cost of ENRICH course tuition*, as well as $200 to apply toward travel expenses.
The scholarship winners will be instructed to register for the course, and will then be reimbursed.
*Awardees must register by the early bird deadline
Scholarship Application Eligibility:
Anyone interested in attending the 2017 ENRICH Healthcare Communication Course with a financial need
This may include anyone interested in improving their own communication skills with colleagues, patients, and families,as well as those who teach these skills, such as Administrators, Educators, Patient Advocates, Health Coaches, Patient Experience Officers, Nurses, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers. Applicants must have a financial need for a scholarship (i.e. would not be able to afford to attend otherwise).
Lastly, given the AACH's goal of increasing diversity across the organization, preference will be given to those with some contribution(s) toward the diversity of the course, whether by profession, perspective, race, ethnicity, etc. Applicants will be asked to provide information on how they contribute to diversity on the application.
Scholarship Winner Post-Course Requirements:
One week after the course, scholarship recipients must submit:
1. Three goals related to new skills they learned at the course
2. A summary of their ENRICH experience and how it will affect their work
Three months after the course, scholarship recipients must submit:
3. A reflection describing how they've applied their skill goals and what outcomes they observed/experienced
The Institute for Healthcare Excellence is a collection of industry experts and thought leaders focused on improving the design of patient, family, and caregiver experiences to create a culture of excellence through improved communication. We develop and deploy a global leading communication in healthcare program creating a patient-centered team-based culture emulating compassion, empathy, trust, and excellence.