Oral Presentations
Interprofessional Education of Collaborative Competencies: Advancing Relational Coordination and Professionalism (Andrew Belser, Kate Valenziano)
Re-covering the Communicative Power of Touch in Healthcare (Presenter) 
Utilizing coaching and motivational interviewing skills within teaching, mentoring, and peer relationships (Lindsey Dorflinger, Jeanne LeVasseur) 
Embodying Trust: Enhancing the Sensuous and Sensory Nature of Nonverbal Communication in Clinical Practice (Martina Ann Kelly, Lara L. Nixon, Kirsten Broadfoot)
Sharing Our Stories through Narrative Writing: From Reflection to Publication (Elizabeth A. Rider, Shmuel Reis, David Hatem, William T. Branch, Jr.)  
Exploring Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity through Productive Dialogue and Active Listening (Ioana Staiculescu)  

Learning Bursts
Using Tool Kits to Teach Residents Communication Skills (Joanne Chang, Ana Yepes-Rios)
Teaching and Assessing Healthcare Professionalism Through Standardized Patient Simulations (Tony Errichetti, Elizabeth Kachur)
Using Infant Behavior as Language: Fostering Parent Engagement and Enhancing Parent-Infant and Provider-Parent Relationship (Constance Keefer)
Cognitive Buoyancy: Interventions for Reducing Cognitive Biases that Lead to Errors in Shared Medical Decision-Making (Charlie Garland)
Developing Aids for Talking about Multiple Chronic Conditions (Kasey R. Boehmer, Ian G. Hargraves)
Integrating Religious & Cultural Competence Education into Medical Training (Eliza Blanchard)
Spirituality and Health in the LGBTQI Community (D'vorah Rose)

Special Interest Groups
End-of-Life Communication: Interprofessional Perspectives and Biopsychosocial Training Needs (Benjamin Bensadon, Gene Posca, Scott Leiser, Michael McGarry, Katherine Hemingway, Chandrika Kumar)  
You, Me and the Computer Makes Three: How to Integrate the Computer in the Exam Room for Optimal Patient Experience - What Learners Should Know (Barbara Lewis, Neda Ratanawongsa, Shmuel Reis, Meg Chisolm, Lolita Alkureishi)

Meet the Leader

Sharon Schindler Rising, MSN, CNM, FACNM; Centering Model of Group Healthcare & University of Minnesota
About Sharon: Sharon Rising is the founder of the Centering model of group healthcare and since 1993 has provided leadership for the development and growth of the organization. She has received recognition for her achievements from several notable organizations including 2006 Yale University School of Nursing distinguished Alumna Award, Civic Ventures Purpose Prize in 2008, the American Academy of Nursing 2010 "Edge Runner" Award, and the 2010 American College of Nurse-Midwives' highest honor, the Hattie Hemschemeyer Award. In addition to creating the innovative Centering model, Sharon's impressive career ranged from clinical practice to healthcare education. She established the nurse-midwifery program and the Childbearing Childrearing Center at the University of Minnesota.

Oral Abstracts
Patient Education and Health Behavior Change
Before Surgery: Using High-Fidelity Simulation Education Improves Patient Satisfaction, Knowledge and Reduces Anxiety 
A test of language tailored medication information in an urban public health system (Claudia Parvanta) 
Diet and Exercise Education for Adults with Hypertension in U.S. Primary Care (Lin Mu)
Use of Patient Informational Media and Treatment Knowledge Among Implanted Defibrillator Patients: Do Age, Race, or Education Have an Effect? (Chris Knoepke) 

Team and Inter-professional Communication  
'Goodnight Rounds:' Improving Patient Communication Leads to Improved Patient Experience and Safety (Shalin Shah, Sheri Sandel) 
Examining the Relationship between Health Information Technology Adoption and Communication between Nurses and Physicians (Milisa Manojlovich) 
Asset Inventory: Exploring the Value of Intangible Assets and Nurturing Collective Capacity in Relational Education Organizations 
(Elizabeth A. Rider) 
The Triple C PI: A Tool for Communicating Compassion across the Continuum of Care (Chris Pearce) 

Shared Decision-making and Patient/Family Engagement
Assessing quality of informed consent documents: Taxonomy of key elements (Erica Spatz) 
Qualitative research exploring the ecology of conversations during surgical informed consent (Adena Cohen-Bearak, Elaine Meyer) 
Innovations in Shared Decision Making and Patient Engagement: Examining Disparities in Knee Osteoarthritis Using a Markov Model 
(Mary O’Connor) 
Oncologist-patient decision-making discussions in advanced cancer encounters in Singapore 
(Kathryn Pollak) 

Technology and Social Media
Training to Enhance Psychiatrist Communication with Patients with Psychosis (TEMPO): A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial (Anne Cushing)
Changes in Clinician-Patient Communication with Safety Net Electronic Health Record Implementation (Neda Ratanawongsa) 

Diversity and Cross-cultural Communication  
Partnering with a Community College to Train Medical Interpreters (Wagahta Semere) 
Training Community Health Workers/Promotoras to Address Sexual Violence in Rural Arizona: An Evaluation (Leah Meyers) 
Exploring Patients' Experiences in Communicating with Physicians: A Cross-Cultural Study in a Francophone City in Canada (Rhéa Rocque) 

Other Communication-related Topics
Analyzing the Process and Content of Video-Based Consultations Between Primary and Specialty Care Providers Using a Health Information Technology Portal (Christopher J. Koenig)
The Physical Examination as Nonverbal Communication: A Phenomenological Study with Family Doctors (Presenter)
Colocation: Implications and Insights from the Mayo Clinic Florida Department of Family Medicine (Matthew Sara)
Deconstructing the Patient Experience: Cultivating Empathy in Health Professions Trainees through Experiential Learning (Eric E. Jung) 
A Needs Assessment for online training in disclosure and apology conversations (Donna Luff) 
Understanding the feasibility of online moderated workshops on disclosure and apology (Donna Luff)
Predictors of compassionate caregiving (Colleen Manning, Beth Lown)
Communication satisfaction and job satisfaction among executive nurses and impact on burnout and turnover intention (Peter Vermeir)

Teaching & Evaluation
Longitudinal Patient Care as a Teaching Paradigm for Medical Students (Dahlia Kenawy, Rebecca Sturner)
Benefit of report card feedback after point-of-care assessment of communication quality indicators (Michael Farrell)
Enhancing communication skills in undergraduate pre-professional health students through a bibliotherapy training initiative (Christine Schalkoff)
Healthcare Communication for Virginia Community College System Nurse and Allied Health Programs: An Interdisciplinary Approach and Model Course (Mary Anne Keefer)

Health Literacy/ Humanities, Ethics, and Professionalism 
Matching instructional strategies with learning needs in the development of health literacy and numeracy skills (Patrick Dunn)
Limited Health Literacy and its Impact on Patient Comprehension of Reasons to Return to the Emergency Department (Erica Shelton)

Communication in Quality and Safety
The OpenNotes Patient Feedback Tool: What patients say about reading visit notes (Macda Gerard)
Complications in medical treatments revealed in retrospect: should the public be alert? (Dan Even)
Patient-centered care in inpatient settings: what does it look like? (Barbara Bokhour)
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