ENRICH Scholarship Winners


Indu Arneja

Indu Arneja, PhD, MBA
Indian Institute of Healthcare Communication 
  Gregorie Constant-Peter

Gregorie Constant-Peter, MD
Orlando Veteran Affairs Medical Center

Daniella Cordero Daniella Cordero, BS
UCSF School of Medicine 
Victor Cueto Victor Cueto, MD, MS
Stanford University


Brooke Cunningham

Brooke Cunningham, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota
Patricia Driscoll Patricia Driscoll, MD 
Montefiore Primary Care and Social Internal Medicine Residency 


Sancia Ferguson

Sancia Ferguson, MD, MPH
Highland Hospital
Kaedrea Jackson Kaedrea Jackson, MD
Mount Sinai St. Luke's


Noel Mateo

Noel Mateo, CPNP, CSSD


Sarah Njue-Marendes

Sarah Njue-Marendes, MPH
Baylor College of Medicine


Jayne Penne


Jayne Penne, PA-C
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Kennecia Shaw Kennecia Shaw


Venay Uecke

Venay Uecke, CNM
Northern Navajo Medical Center 
Veronica Victorian Veronica Victorian PA-C
Texas Children's Hospital 
ENRICH Patient Advisors


Meg Gaines

Meg Gaines, JD, LLM
Center for Patient Partnerships &
University of Wisonsin Law School

Grant Grissom

 Grant Grissom, PhD
Polaris Health Directions

Kirsten Isgro

Kirsten Isgro, PhD
University of Vermont, Burlington & Champlain College
Aisha O'Malley Aisha O'Malley, ABD, PhD
University of Buffalo

Applications are now closed.

Applicants will be notified in mid-March.

The Academy of Communication in Healthcare is pleased to offer scholarships to attend the 2019 ENRICH Course , May 31-June 2, 2019 in Pittsburgh.  The scholarships are made possible by proceeds from the book Remediation in Medical Education- A Mid-Course Correction, Smith's Patient-Centered Interviewing (4th ed.), Communication RX,  and by The Institute for Healthcare Excellence.

Applications are now closed.
Applicants will be notified in mid-March.

Scholarship Award
ACH will award $1,000 scholarships to apply toward 2019 ENRICH course registration.* The scholarship winners will be instructed to register for the course, and will then be reimbursed. *Awardees must register by the early bird deadline (March 28, 2019).

Scholarship Application Eligibility
Any current ACH member or non-member** interested in attending the 2019 ENRICH Healthcare Communication Course that contributes to the diversity of the course in some way (race, ethnicity, profession, perspective, etc.).

Preference will be given to those from racial and ethnic groups that are under-represented in the health professions. These may include, but  are not limited to: Hispanic/Latinx, Black/African-American, Asian-American, Native American / Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander, and people from outside the U.S. (https://bhw.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/bhw/nchwa/diversityushealthoccupations.pdf)

On the application applicants will be asked to provide information on how they contribute to diversity to ACH and ENRICH.

**If not a member of ACH, part of the awarded scholarship funds will go toward a 2019 ACH membership ($69-$210), and the remaining funds will be used toward ENRICH registration.

Scholarship Winner Requirements

1. At the course, as with all other participants, scholarship winners agree to  attend ALL course sessions, as indicated in the ATTENDEE EXPECTATIONS. 
2. One week after the course, scholarship recipients must submit
    - Three goals related to new skills they learned at the course and
    - A summary of their ENRICH experience and how it will affect their work.
3. Three months after the course, scholarship recipients must submit:
    - A reflection describing how they've applied their skill goals and what outcomes they observed/experienced.

Funding Support

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