Oral Presentations
  • A community-based participatory approach to developing a Picture Option Grid for women of low socioeconomic status diagnosed with early stage breast cancer
  • A comparison of the quality and content of communication in requests for adult and pediatric organ donation
  • A conceptual model for engaging parents in patient safety within the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • A Content Analysis of Patient Voice in Patient-Centered Communication
  • A Criterion Standard Research Rating Method for a Patient-Centered Interaction
  • A faculty development program on Clinical Communication in a Portuguese Medical School: impact on teaching and clinical practice
  • A multidisciplinary exploration of misunderstanding in ad hoc interpreter mediated Emergency Department consultations 
  • A Qualitative Exploration of Muslim Women’s Perspectives In Access to Health Care in the United States
  • A randomized trial of online expressive writing for stress management in post-radiation cancer survivors using psychoneuroimmunology based outcome measures. 
  • A Responsibility to Reach Everyone: The Impact of Language Barriers on Emergency Medical Services
  • A Review of Instruments to Assess the Health Literacy Demand of Patient Education Materials 
  • A Smartphone-based Online Support Group for People Living with HIV
  • A Two-Way Path Toward Effective Clinical Communication in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: A Simulation-Based Bootcamp
  • Accountability and trust in intercultural and Swedish medical consultations 
  • Active Parental Communication during Parent-Provider Discussions about HPV Vaccination
  • Adapting Patient-Provider Communication when Patients Have Communication Disorders
  • Addressing family non-disclosure and conflict using family meetings
  • Addressing Food Insecurity and Dietary Modification Challenges in Underserved Populations Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes
  • Adherence to screening and diagnostic tests - a systematic review of the role of health professional´s communication
  • Advice From Pregnant Women Who Use Substances on Strategies to Increase Patient Comfort during First Obstetric Visits
  • AIDS and Intercourse: Using Language to Understand Sexual Culture in Malawi
  • An Evaluation of Primary Care Strategies to Communicate Medication Risks
  • An innovative integrated communications curriculum, and assessment and remediation framework for medical students
  • Are late effects following childhood cancer treatment reflected in emotional concerns expressed during follow-up consultations with adolescent survivors and pediatric oncologists? A video-based observational study. 
  • Are you taking one everyday?: Using Face Theory to understand how Pharmacists and Patient talk about Talking Medications 
  • Asking for Help: Factors Influencing Disclosure of Depression Symptoms among Women
  • Assessing Seniors’ Normative Beliefs and Sharing of Health Information about the Pneumococcal Vaccination
  • Association of Health Literacy and English Proficiency with Medication Beliefs
  • Associations between health literacy/numeracy and mortality in emergency department patients
  • Attitudes of parents toward their sons receiving HPV vaccine
  • Authentic Communication Assessment of Student Clinicians: Patients Teaching Students
  • Beyond experienced anamnesis – Review dialogues as a chance to extend perspectives in long-term-care of patients with chronic conditions
  • Breathing New Life Into an Old Tradition: Teaching professionalism at the bedside
  • Can We Improve the Function of Advance Care Planning Documents Through Technology? What the Literature of Ethics, Law, and Communication Tells Us  
  • Can we stop people’s flying blind on the web? Investigating the role of cognitive biases during consumers’ online health information search via a general search engine.
  • Child/teen attitudes about ADHD communication with their providers and medication adherence
  • Persistence of diabetes control is related to the interaction of gist understanding of risk and collaborative goal-setting
  • Communicating about living with cancer in Dutch walk-in homes  
  • Communication Barriers in LGBTQI Patient-Provider Experiences 
  • Communication between general practitioners and specialists: a qualitative and perceptive assessment
  • Communication dilemmas parents face in talking about depression with Chinese international students 
  • Communication of complex information and risk in Genomic Medicine: A post-graduate teaching innovation.
  • Communication strategies associated with greater spousal influence in colorectal cancer risk prevention discussions
  • Communication to care
  • Communication training that works– a large scale communication intervention for all staff members
  • Communication Training with Oncology Trainees:  Results of a 4-year study
  • Communicative processes in medical decision making and patient recall in specialty care: physician centered communication predominates
  • Competing priorities in depression care: a US national survey
  • Confirming Oncologist Communication Predicts Patient Participation in Early Stage Advanced Cancer Encounters.
  • Conflict Management by Physician and Nurse Practitioner Trainees
  • Considering patient values and preferences enhances patient involvement in rectal cancer treatment decision making
  • Consistent Patient Education: Meeting the Challenge of Integration within a Large Academic Medical Center
  • Construction and Validation of the E-SEGUE, a tool to assess communication in the computerized setting
  • Consumer Confusion between Prescription Drug Warnings and Side Effects
  • Content of Patient-Provider Secure Messages at Two Veterans Affairs Medical Centers
  • Conversational closings in the human-computer interface in doctors’ consultations
  • Creative Art and Medical Student Development
  • Decision Aids Support Patient Participation and Shared Decision Making in Clinical Care — first results from the mPOWR Study (Moving Patient Outcomes toward Wellness and Recovery)
  • Designing a Toolkit to Support the Implementation of Information Sharing Technologies in Primary Care Settings
  • Developing a collaborative partnership between researchers, community organizations, and persons with low health literacy to improve relationship-centered care 
  • Developing a framework for involving adolescents in shared treatment decision-making in healthcare. 
  • Developing a Roadmap for Patient and Family Engagement in Healthcare Practice and Research
  • Developing an Interprofessional Education (IPE) Patient-Centered Communications Skills Checklist: The Work of an Interprofessional Faculty Development Team
  • Development of Colorectal Cancer Screening Patient Education Materials and Methods in Rural Community Clinics 
  • Direct versus qualified HPV vaccine recommendations: How providers’ communication style might influence their recommendation 
  • Discussion of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in routine cancer care visits
  • Do Knowledge Gains Translate into Behavior Change? Pairing Physician-Directed and Point-of-Care Patient Education Strategies to Increase Colorectal Cancer Knowledge and Screening Completion
  • Do multimorbidity and deprivation influence patients’ emotional expressions and doctors’ responses in primary care consultations? – An exploratory study using multilevel analysis
  • Do support groups act supportive? Emotional dialogue in support groups for siblings of children with rare disorders
  • Doctors Planning to Conduct Ward Round and Bedside Teaching in a Foreign Language- Improving Communication - Results from a 12 week intensive preparatory course 
  • Does This Mean It Works?: Learning about Skin Cancer Research on Social Media
  • Doing great! Discourse perspective of evaluative talk in chronic disease consultations
  • Eloquent silence: a musical analysis when words fail
  • Engaging Patients and Families in the Development of a Transitional Care Intervention to Facilitate Coping with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Engaging Patients in Evaluation of Provider Communication and Teamwork: A Model for Brief Interview of Patients and Their Families Immediately Following Directly Observed Medical Encounters
  • Emotional Experiences among Siblings of Children with rare Disorders
  • Enhancing Interpersonal Communication Skills and Humor early on in Medical School: A Mixed Method Intervention Study
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of plain language integration in a cancer clinical trials website/app
  • Existential issues and concerns of elderly during home care visits
  • Experience and Feasibility of Using an App in an Ecological Momentary Assessment of Early Breastfeeding
  • Exploring Close Nurse Friendship Communication: An Analysis of Artifacts and Storytelling
  • Exploring Relationship of Cognitive Complexity, Person-Centeredness, and Satisfaction in Patient-Provider Communication though EMR Systems Using Structural Equation Modeling
  • Exploring the role of health literacy in the evaluation of the quality of online health information: Insights from a qualitative study.
  • Facilitating effective shared decision-making with surrogates of dying patients to manage or avoid potential conflicts
  • Facilitators and Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening among a Racially and Ethnically Diverse Population
  • Family Members' Experiences of Medication Communication in a Pediatric Hospital
  • Feeling Under-Informed: Parental Challenges when Communicating about Epilepsy 
  • From here to there and back again: A meta-synthesis of global health experiences 
  • Functional Health Literacy in Immigrants - A Comparative Analysis of three Immigrant Groups in Switzerland
  • Gender and race differences in physician-patient interaction
  • Geographic variation in the communication process and outcomes of requests for solid organ donation
  • Getting the Questions Right: The Use of Social Media Conversations to Inform a Clinical Research Information Tool
  • Goal Communication in Palliative Care Decision-Making Consultations
  • Graduate Medical Education: Most Common Feedback Themes In Internal Medicine Residency Training, Lessons From Resident Audio-recording Project
  • Health education in traumatic spinal cord injury: challenges of building health literacy overnight
  • Health information seeking, provider communication and health literacy for adolescents
  • Health Literacy Mediates the Relation between Health Conditions, Depression, and Quality of Life via Control Beliefs
  • Health Literacy Patient Education and Outreach to Overcome Disparities in CRC Screening
  • Helping mothers expect the unexpected in childbirth: How prenatal communication can improve treatment of postpartum depression
  • How do Swedish and foreign doctors show empathy to their patients? 
  • “I don’t care about marijuana” – Obstetric Providers’ Responses to Pregnant Patient Disclosures of Marijuana Use
  • Identifying Sociocultural Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Adherence Among Appalachian Kentuckians
  • Impact of family member presence on decision discussions in metastatic breast cancer oncology visits.
  • Implementation of an Interprofessional Simulation Training & Experiential Program (InSTEP) and its Impact on Sepsis Management in the Pediatric Emergency Department
  • Improving Learning Outcomes with Collaborative Team Based Learning 
  • Improving Patient Safety: Changing Culture Through Disclosure Communication Training
  • Improving YNHH hospitalist communication with patients
  • Increasing Utilization of Self Management Support Groups in the PCMH
  • Information needs and preferences regarding the dissemination method for care-relevant information from breast cancer patients in the course of the disease. What role does the patients’ health literacy play?
  • Innovative Program to Identify and Address Barriers to Self-management Among Older Adults with Asthma
  • Interprofessional Clinicians’ Strategies for Managing Emotions during Difficult Healthcare Conversations
  • It is all about the language? –communication barriers in collaboration between international doctors and colleagues
  • It's fundamental: Teaching communication skills foundational to nursing practice
  • It's Not Monopoly Money Anymore
  • “It’s not pain there, it’s inside there”: Physicians’ and patients’ use of body-oriented gestures in primary care consultations 
  • Lack of medical interpreters during clinical interactions: Privacy and disclosure dilemmas
  • Learners’ Preference for Simulation Location in Program to Enhance Communication and Relational Skills (PERCS) Workshops
  • Measuring Behavioral Signs of Physician Professionalism: The Professionalism Assessment Tool
  • Measuring organizational readiness for patient engagement (MORE): an international online Delphi consensus study
  • Medicines packages leaflets and their legibility according to patients’ socio-demographics
  • ‘Moderation is key’: the problems of assumed shared understandings of lay terms
  • More attention, less imitation?
  • Moving from Patient-Centered Care to Patient-Partnered Innovation with Pain Management 
  • Multiple cancer risk reduction after BRCA1/2 genetic test disclosure:what about cigarette smoking?
  • Navigating Communication and Relational Challenges of Everyday Patient Care –  An Innovative, Longitudinal Approach to Interprofessional Education  Promoting Patient/Family Engagement and Teamwork
  • Nonverbal Communication in Virtual, Clinical Weight Management Discussions; Influences of Racial Concordance, Incidental Emotion and Causal Attributions
  • Obstetric Providers' Attitudes and Counseling Strategies Regarding Perinatal Marijuana Use
  • On a learning curve: Interviews with clinicians using the knee osteoarthritis Option Grid to support shared decision making
  • On Being Present, Not Perfect: Facilitating Undergraduate Nursing Student Learning From a TEDTalk with Reflective Writing 
  • Opening the door for communication: A descriptive study of chaplain documentation in the intensive care unit
  • Ophthalmologist-patient communication and glaucoma medication adherence
  • Optimization of Complicated Drug Regimens in Community Pharmacy Patients 
  • Paediatric Early Warning Systems - a common language, open communication and situational awareness - a systematic review to support development of National Clinical Guideline
  • Parent Medication Dosing Errors: Role of Medication Beliefs
  • Participatory design of an e-health communication intervention to support young people with long-term illnesses transitioning to adult healthcare services. 
  • Pathways linking health literacy, beliefs, and cognition with medication adherence among older asthmatics
  • Patient adoption of an Internet based diabetes medication tool to improve adherence: a pilot study
  • Patient and Oncologist Discussions of Cancer Treatment Costs During Clinic Visits
  • Patient characteristics associated with electronic health literacy (e-health literacy)
  • Patient Education and Medicine Residents – is it a “FIT”?
  • Patient Participation In Treatment Decision-Making For Localized Prostate Cancer: results from a randomized clinical trial
  • Patient-centredness in interpreter medicated consultations—an interdisciplinary investigation of responsibility distribution
  • Patients’ Perceptions of Electronic System Messaging With Physicians
  • Patterns of emotional interaction between medical students and simulated patients in OSCE consultations
  • Pedagogy in Practice:  A “How to” Guide to Interprofessional Relational and Communication Training.
  • Peer Language Navigators (PLNs): Bridging Gaps in Understanding and Services in Multicultural Anchorage Alaska
  • Perceptions of relevance and sufficiency of information: a qualitative multiple-case study of information exchange between inpatients and nurses in acute general ward settings.
  • Perspectives of patients and physicians on communication during adjuvant hormonal therapy
  • Pictograms for drug leaflets: validation and learning effect
  • Primary Care Physicians’ Perceptions of Shared Decision Making for Cancer Screening
  • Promising Practices for Achieving Patient-centered Hospital Care: A National Study of High Performing United States Hospitals
  • Promoting the communicative health literacy of people with intellectual disabilities:  a review
  • Re-aiming in Midstream: How RE-AIM framework can redirect health tailoring technology intervention for success with skilled nursing facility (SNF) patients
  • Reconstructing normality following the diagnosis of a childhood chronic disease: Does “rare” make a difference?
  • Relational Coordination in the Operating Room - Different ways of communication and coordination in the interdisciplinary teamwork.
  • Relationship between computer-associated conversational silences and expression of emotion in end-of-life oncology discussions between the doctor, patient, and computer
  • Relationships Between Personal Attitudes About Death and Communication with Dying Patients: How Do Oncologists Grapple with Mortality? 
  • Someone needs to call the family… why (or why not) the resident?
  • Standardizing the Way Clinicians Report their Non-English Language Proficiency Levels
  • Stop, Look, Listen: Fostering Intra- and Interprofessional Collaboration in Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting
  • Striking the Balance: A Case Study in Exemplary Patient-Centered Communication
  • Talking about the hard stuff: Short-term outcomes of a multi-center RCT of oncologist, patient, and caregiver interventions to improve communication in advanced cancer
  • Talking About Weight: How Perceptions of Provider-Parent Communication and Relationships Predict Child Weight-Related Outcomes
  • Taming unstructured data: Analyzing empathy skills in virtual clinical training
  • Teaching Effective Communication in Family Meetings
  • Teaching Healthcare Professionals about Health Literacy: Convergence of Three Curriculum Studies
  • Text Messaging Program to Improve Medical Follow Up for Patients Receiving Sexual Assault Exams
  • The (side) effects of patient empowerment  on medication adherence: a systematic review
  • The availability, quality, and impact of decision aids for medical versus surgical methods of early abortion: A systematic review and environmental scan
  • The devil is in the details: Interpreting “I don’t know” in Mini Mental Status Exams
  • The Effectiveness of a Communication Intervention in the Major Clinical Year
  • The effects of providers’ empathy and expectations on patients’ post-operative pain; an RCT performed in daily clinical care.
  • The GO Project: An Innovative and Integrative Approach to Improving Provider Communication and Teamwork 
  • The impact of a stories based educational DVD on patients’ intentions to change hypertension management behaviors: A randomized control trial.
  • The Incorporation of a Real Life Inter-Professional, Palliative Care-Ethics Experience into a Required Critical Care Acting Internship
  • The influence of patient treatment goal and oncologist patient communication on patient decision conflict
  • The lived stigma experiences of families living with epilepsy: Implications for familial engagement in dialogue surrounding the condition
  • The Patient Support Corps:  Creating Caring Attitudes through Service Learning
  • The Perceived Persuasiveness of Arguments Supporting the Age-Thresholds for Breast Cancer Screening: Studying the Impact of Micro-Cultural Differences among Young Swiss Women
  • The Power of Patient Questions: a Secret Shopper Study
  • The Racialization of Disease: a qualitative and quantitative study of race and ethnicity in bio medical research
  • The Role of Health Literacy in Explaining Health Disparities – A Systematic Review
  • The Taming of the Shrew? A systematic review of debiasing interventions in the context of medical and health-related judgment and decision-making.
  • Towards the development of a psychological empowerment scale in the context of the MMR vaccination decision making. Results from a focus group study.
  • Training Housestaff to Open Interviews with Patient-Centered Strategies: Housestaff Perception and Effects on Patient Experiences in Clinic
  • Training interpreter-minded doctors and doctor-minded interpreters:
  • Transforming Learning Environments:  A Faculty Education Fellowship in Medical Humanism and Professionalism
  • Translating CollaboRATE: a Spanish version for use in the United States
  • Triadic interaction in the dental encounter: dynamic alliances between the dentist, the dental nurse, and the reluctant patient.
  • Two Approaches to the Analysis of Health Providers’ Response to Patients’ Emotional Concerns
  • Understanding Patient-Physician communication and turn-taking patterns with directional microphone arrays
  • Use and effect of digital audio recordings in four different outpatient clinics
  • Use of mobile phone to promote governance and equity within the health system: Experience of rural health district in Burkina Faso
  • Using a Question Prompt List to Increase Patient Active Participation in Racially Discordant Cancer Interactions
  • Using a standardized communication model: Characteristics of effective medical interviews identified by senior medical students before and after a change in interviewing curriculum.
  • Using a Virtual Environment and Video Conferencing to Promote Inter-professional Practice for Care of Elders with Chronic Conditions 
  • Using Value Scores as an Incentive and Means to Finding Patients Lost to Follow-up
  • What are the barriers for medical oncologists to initiate a palliative care discussion to their incurable patients? A qualitative interview study in Flanders, Belgium.
  • What Can We Learn About the Hidden Curriculum by Examining Comics Produced by 4th-Year Medical Students?
  • What factors affect interest in receiving genome sequencing results among young breast cancer patients?
  • When do patients conceal information from their physician?
  • When Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) Go Bad: Lessons Learned from a Botched EMR Installation in a For-Profit Community Hospital’s Emergency Department
  • Which questions elicit accurate disclosure of non-adherence when talking to patients?
Research in Progress
  • Analysis of adherence notes from a service-oriented community pharmacy
  • Determining an optimal format of engaging women of low socioeconomic status diagnosed with early stage breast cancer in decision making
  • Implementing CollaboRATE in primary care: an interim analysis
  • Patients' Perceptions of Challenges in Patient-Centered Care
  • What's Your Status? Improving Physician and Patient Comfort with Code Status
  • Young Parents' Use of Online Review Information
Poster Presentations
  • A data-driven critique on the future of electronic health records in the UK
  • A Design-Thinking Approach to Developing An Educational Sickle Cell Trait Website
  • A digital application that helps cancer-stricken kids to learn of and cope with their condition
  • A Guiding Framework to Maximize the Power of the Arts in Health Sciences Education: A Systematic Review and Synthesis of the Literature
  • A multisite randomized comparison of interactive virtual human simulation (MPathic-VR) and standard multimedia for teaching advanced communication skills among second-year medical students
  • A novel coding system to characterize patient-clinician negotiation about opioids and chronic pain
  • A path to empowerment? Patients’ recording clinical encounters
  • Abstract: Communication in healthcare: a systematic review of the literature and practical recommendations
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  • Adapting a French language decision aid in PSA screening: a transcultural study in France and Switzerland 
  • An evidence-based online content to inform the public on cancer risks linked to exposure to environmental factors
  • An Iberoamerican, Spain and Portugal consensus on learning objectives for a Core Communication Curriculum in undergraduate medical education
  • Anxiety is Related to Patient Self-Efficacy and Treatment Adherence in Type II Diabetes: A Pilot Study
  • Assessing Veteran-Centered Communication Skills: Validation of a Military Focused Standardized Patient Checklist
  • Associations of health literacy, ethnicity, communication quality and beliefs about medicines in rheumatoid arthritis
  • Attention without Intention: Implications for Communication from Family Medicine Residents’ Implicit Reflections
  • Based on a True Story: An Assessment of Re-Enacted Clinical Interactions for Training Physicians to Discuss Clinical Trials with Patients and Families 
  • Behaviorally Anchored Communication Skills Checklist for Medical Student OSCE Demonstrates Reliability Utilizing Generalizability Theory Analysis
  • Better communication can lead to better perceptions of providers: Evidence from VA primary care
  • Can a Communication Skills Training Reduce the Burnout Level of Hospital Office Staff?
  • Can All Doctors Be Like This? Seven Stories of Communication Transformation by Physicians Rated Highest By Their Patients
  • Cancer Health Literacy, Culture and Language Barriers among Immigrant Latinos in Louisiana
  • Central aspects of telephone advice nursing as experienced by elderly callers
  • Coherent and transparent patient pathway – an intervention study 
  • Communicating Risk about Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer: A Conceptual Model for Understanding BRCA-positive Patients’ Health Experiences
  • Communication about late effects during routine follow-up consultations between paediatric oncologists and adolescents: A video-based, observational study
  • Communication in healthcare: a systematic review of the literature and practical recommendations
  • Communication of the diagnostic of bipolar disorder: patients' experiences and preferences
  • Communication Practices in Requests for Organ Donation: A Comparison of Hispanic’s and Non-Hispanic’s Experience
  • COMPARING THE PERCEPTIONS OF ATTENDINGS AND TRAINEES ON PHYSICIAN ATTRIBUTES AND FEEDBACK IN A MULTICULTURAL ACADEMIC MEDICAL INSTITUTE IN QATAR   
  • Connecting provider communication and delivery expectations: A qualitative study of mothers’ prenatal care and delivery experiences
  • Cultural differences in media usage and motivations for health information-seeking prior to the medical encounter: perspectives of Dutch and Turkish-Dutch patients
  • Developing and Evaluating a Dynamic Clinical Ethics Curriculum for Medical Providers in Training
  • Development and evaluation of a „Four-Habits“-based communication skills trainings for General Practitioners
  • Direct Observation and Coaching of Physician Communication within Patient Interactions:  How Satisfied Are Providers Following the Process?
  • Discutons Santé-Let’s Discuss Health.  Implementing referral to a website to help chronic disease patients and their primary care providers engage in productive interactions
  • Do providers and caregivers accurately judge patient pain? Results from two meta-analyses
  • Don't Tell People Smoking is Bad, Show Them: Persuasive Message Features in the Tips From Former Smokers Campaign
  • Doulas as cultural brokers: Exploring the doula’s role in improving patient-provider communication for Medicaid-enrolled pregnant women 
  • Early introduction of clinical reasoning has no negative impact on medical and physician assistant student performance on communication skills
  • eCWs Care Coordination Medical Record and Addressing Care Opportunities
  • Effective Use of Technology to Manage Patient Nutrition – The Six Sigma Approach
  • Effects of Fear and Perceived Message Sensation Value of Visual Warnings on Cigarette Packages on Smoking
  • Empathy in Physiotherapists – the role of gender and sociodemographic factors 
  • Empowering Latino cancer patients on the reality of cancer pain and debunking cultural myths via an interactive pain education program
  • Enhance client satisfaction and trust by implementation of service excellence in employees
  • Enhancing Learner Teams and Best Practices for Interprofessional Care: The Power of Multifaceted Simulation Experiences
  • Escalation of Unresolved Conflict to Immobilizing Conflict Cycles in Hospital Communication: Expanding Structurational Divergence Theory
  • Establishing communication skills training in a post- comunistic country
  • Evaluating Physician-Patient Communication at an Internal Medicine Outpatient Clinic
  • Evaluation Approaches to a Newly Implemented Physician-Patient Communication Course
  • Evaluation of medical interview training with simulated patients (SPs) by graduates of Nippon Medical School (NMS)
  • Evidence-based Health Education in Asthma - No short-term Effects on Health-related Quality of Life and Satisfaction with Programme but Higher Patient Perceived Trainer Skills
  • Examination of the integrated model of health literacy in women with breast cancer
  • Examining Patient-Centeredness in Electronic Communication: An Analysis of Provider-Patient Secure Messages
  • Factorial validity of the European Health Literacy Survey Questionnaire in women with breast cancer
  • Factors Associated with Suboptimal Medication Beliefs Among Patients with Diabetes
  • Faculty Development for Active Communication Skills Facilitators through Booster Courses
  • Feasibility of implementing and studying an intervention to improve communication and decision making in the PICU
  • FGM Scientific Abstract
  • From Curriculum to Application to Practice: Building Evaluation Bridges in a Longitudinal Interprofessional Program
  • GPs’ participation in multidisciplinary team meetings in oncology: Interview study in Belgium
  • Has lay-friendliness improved? A comparative analysis of EU patient information leaflets from 2000-2012
  • Health Information Seeking Behavior among Adults in the United States-Does Having a Cancer Diagnosis Matter?
  • Health literacy and diabetes knowledge in a French therapeutic patient education program for patients with type 2 diabetes.
  • Health literacy in pregnant women and their intention to use a patient decision aid in the context of prenatal screening for Trisomy 21
  • Health Literacy Workshop for Seniors: Adapting HeLP MN Seniors for South Florida
  • Healthcare provider (HCP) independent information services: How users of the Cancer Information Service (CIS) of the German Cancer Research Center appraise and process the information provided 
  • Healthtalk on breast cancer: ‘miss-communication’ between women and their doctors
  • HOOTEA:  Healthier Obstetrical Outcomes through Enrichment Activities
  • How communication skills are modeled and reinforced during early clinical experiences: Analysis of Medical and PA Student reflections
  • How do general practitioners conceptualise advance care planning in their practice? A qualitative study
  • Improvement of Inter-professional Communication and Team-based Care With Implementation of Huddles:  A Quality Improvement Study
  • Improving communication in video counseling sessions through interactive role-play
  • Innovation in Communication
  • Innovation:  How to Increase Training in Mental Health
  • Innovative Teaching Strategies to Optimize Safety in Healthcare Delivery by the Novice Nurse
  • Integrating Health-related Consumer Data into Engagement Metrics Designed for Health Communication Targeting and Tailoring
  • Interprofessional Global Collaboration for Compassionate Healthcare: Mobilizing Values to Action
  • Is analogue patients’ recall of cancer related information associated with their arousal (psychophysiological as well as emotional) as provoked by bad news?
  • Is Cross-Cultural, Cross-Linguistic Communication in Health Care Possible? 
  • Lack of an association between patient recall of treatment decisions, and patient activation and self-report of communication quality
  • Language concordance, interpreter use, and communication quality for Latino diabetes patients during primary care encounters
  • Language use in married couples during diabetes medical appointments
  • Learner Ratings and Evaluation of the Educating Nurses about Reproductive Health Issues in Cancer Health Care (ENRICH) Curriculum
  • Learning patient-centered health education: from classroom to clinical practice
  • Lessons learnt. Low patient power in a randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of training medical specialists in communication with patients with unexplained symptoms.
  • Lexical and Content Analysis of Outpatient After Visit Summaries
  • LGBTQ emerging adults’ current and past experiences with healthcare providers regarding sexuality communication: A qualitative interview study
  • Measuring medications’ adherence in anxiety disorders: patients’ Vs psychiatrists’ perspective 
  • Mental health in focus: A one-on-one precepting approach to teaching mental/behavioral health assessment in primary care
  • ‘Nothing about me without me:’ an interpretative review of Patient Accessible Electronic Health Records
  • Older Patients’ and Providers’ Perspectives on Asthma Management: A Qualitative Investigation
  • Online debates on pediatric vaccinations: Exploring the arguments and sources of information on Italian forums through content analysis
  • Online Nursing Education and SBAR Handoff Reporting: An Innovative Learning Activity
  • Partnering with patients and families to develop and evaluate a simulation-based program for training residents on ‘information sharing’ and ‘caring’ aspects of patient-centered communication
  • Patient Attributes and Shared Decision Making During High Stake Medical Encounter
  • Patient enablement in medical consultations: an analysis of a mixed methods study through a philosophical lens
  • Patient Engagement in the Development of Measures to Assess Patient-Centered Communication in Cancer Care
  • Patient Medical Education Training: A Pilot Test of the AGENDA Curriculum
  • Patient needs and doctor support in patient’s accepting treatment risks
  • Patient Satisfaction with a Patient-Centered Interaction – An Efficient Questionnaire
  • Patient’s Perceptions Regarding Communication Skills of their Physicians and Influence on Trust, Satisfaction, and Adherence: A Comparison of IMG and USMG Physicians
  • Patient-Provider Breastfeeding Discussions in Pregnancy: Is it Happening?
  • Patients’ perspectives on antenatal group consultations: Identifying communicative strengths and weaknesses
  • Perspectives of Effective Pediatric Discharge Communication
  • Physician liking, patient affect, patient-centeredness, and gender differences
  • Pilot and Feasibility Testing of an Integrative Chinese Medicine/Biomedicine Diet for Chinese Americans with Type 2 Diabetes 
  • Preserving Empathy During Clinical Rotations: Third-Year Debrief Groups
  • Problematizing discourse of communication in  Speech-Language Therapy 
  • Prognosis Discussion in End of Life Care: The Role of Physician Burnout, Relational Attachment and Gender. 
  • Promoting Anal Cancer Screening among HIV-Infected Men who have Sex with Men
  • Proposal to participate in a drug trial and involvement in decision-making
  • Provider responses to patient emotional cues and SEGUE framework performance: a comparative study using VR-CoDES
  • Providing a framework for basic health information online
  • Psychological factors influencing medications’ adherence in patients suffering from anxiety disorders: the role of mental health literacy, health locus of control, self-efficacy and clinical insight.
  • Psychometric Properties of the Communication Skills Attitudes Scale (CSAS) among Portuguese undergraduate students in Allied Health Sciences
  • Putting the Charter to Work: Enhancing Healthcare Relationships Through Core Values
  • Quality of support from hospital to home: role of readiness ratings by patient and nurse 
  • Recognition and Management of Geriatric Depression: Online, interactive modules for medical students
  • Recognizing Subtleties of Messages Connected to Patient Care: A Qualitative Analysis of Family Medicine Residents’ Reflections about Communication
  • Recording Patient Encounters to Improve Team Communication
  • Running an introductory experiential course on mindfulness in a UK medical school: lessons learned
  • Scalable, Technology-Enabled Behavioral Health Services that Cross the Barriers of Stigma, Time and Distance, and Cost
  • Self-management of complex chronic diseases. A systematic and critical review in the field of spinal cord injury.
  • Silence is not golden: Avoidance of speaking, not stuttering severity, among adults who stutter is associated with decreased patient-centeredness during medical visits
  • Smartphone-facilitated N-of-1 Trials to Increase Patient Engagement and Shared Decision-Making in Chronic Pain
  • Speaking truth to power in medicine: Negotiating empathy, advocacy, and agency in professional hierarchies
  • Standardized Communication in the role of Post-Discharge Outreach
  • Standardized Patient Simulation to promote interprofessional collaborative practice in evaluating older adults with dementia
  • Storytelling with Everyday-stories - to work with culture and values for better patient experience.
  • Strengthen the hand over process
  • Student factors that contribute to changes in patient-centered attitudes over 4 years of medical school
  • Supporting shared decision making using an Option Grid for osteoarthritis of the knee: a stepped wedge trial. 
  • Synergy of Discipline-Key in reducing hospital-acquired pressure ulcers
  • Talking about Chemsex - a collaboration between medical school and hospital
  • Tanning stories: A narrative Examination of indoor tanning
  • Teach the teachers:  An e-learning course for professionals working with pupils with NF1 
  • Tell Me a Story: Narrative Medicine in a General Medicine Practice
  • Template Manifesto
  • Testing large-scale disclosure language and communication methods through an experimental online vignette survey
  • The Challenge of Shared Decision Making in Pediatric Visits: Speaking Practices
  • The communicative experience in the context of the clinical practices of medical students
  • The International Research Centre for Communication in Healthcare (IRCCH): a multicultural approach to communicate for compassionate healthcare, and mobilize values to practices  
  • The Long-Term Impact of Experiential Communication and Relational Training on Radiology Fellows
  • The more the merrier? - Is there a relationship between the frequency of communication and relational coordination in intensive care units?
  • The relationship between clinical experience, communication skills improvement and communication self-efficacy among practicing oncology nurses 
  • The role of concordance and patient participation on communication outcomes in intercultural GP settings
  • The role of health values in decisions about cancer screening
  • The use of narrative writing to teach breaking bad news skills and protocol 
  • Translating new lung cancer screening guidelines into practice:  The experience of one community hospital 
  • Trouble talking about trouble: a mixed-method study of medical students’ communicative behavior in emotional simulated medical encounters 
  • Turning Chance into Choice: BRCA-positive Patients’ Uncertain Health Experiences influence on Decision-Making in Clinical Encounters
  • Understanding the medical and cultural contexts of diabetes self-management in a rural Minnesota Latino/a population
  • Using Examinees’ Observable Behaviors versus Raters’ Subjective Evaluations to Assess Communication Skills
  • Using Mobile Technology to Address Adolescent Depression Education
  • Using Option Grids: steps towards shared decision making for neonatal circumcision
  • Visual health information: participatory design with vulnerable target groups
  • What Encourages or Imposes Barriers to Humanism in Young Faculty Members
  • What patient communications do inpatient oncology nurses perceive as cues to emotional distress? 
  • Wordless intervention for epilepsy in learning disabilities (WIELD): A randomized controlled feasibility trial
  • “You have to be sure before someone cuts on your baby:” Parent perspectives on decision-making and communication for adenotonsillectomy in children who snore.  
Workshops
  • Caring conversations to promote relationship centred practice
  • Emotions in Standardized Patient (SP) Encounters – Opportunities and Dangers
  • Engaging Adult, Youth, and Professional Stakeholders in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research: An Iterative Process 
  • “Express Rather than Impress”: Discussing Research, Career, and Networking Challenges in a Peer-group of Early Career Researchers
  • Health Literacy: Enabling effective interprofessional communication with patients and families for safe, quality care
  • Jazz and the Art of Medicine: Finding and Using Space in Medical Conversations
  • Lessons in Communication and Teamwork:  Can we build a Meaningful, Longitudinal Interprofessional Experience for Health Professionals?
  • Managing evidence on communication in healthcare: An introduction to Realist Reviews 
  • Medical Improvisation: A dynamic method for teaching clinical communication skills
  • Minimally Invasive Pedagogy: A novel technology-based approach to teaching Shared Decision Making in Medical Schools
  • Navigating, evaluating and remediating professionalism lapses in multicultural health care context
  • Patients as Peer Mentors: Training Patients to Tell Their Story
  • Physical examination – a communication skill needing new emphasis
  • Plain Talk: Distilled Practices for Challenging Moments in Inter-Professional Teams
  • Speaking in Plain Language
  • Strategies to Make Informed Consent Truly Informed
  • Teaching and using an evidence-based method for patient-centered interviewing
  • Teaching Doctors to Communicate With Patients in Emotional Distress: The Expanded Four Habits Model
  • The Introduction of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) into the Consultation: Implications for Healthcare Education 
  • The language of dementia: Applying sociolinguistic methods to issues in assessing and treating cognitive impairment
  • The Listening Awareness Clinic: Skills to Strengthen the Physician/Patient Relationship
  • The Missing Voice in Healthcare: Effective Communication with the Teenage Patient 
  • The Neuroscience of Anger and the Angry Patient Encounter
  • Using Vulnerability to Become a More Effective Leader
  • Writing the Clinician’s Tale: Sharing Stories and Publishing Your Narratives
Symposia
  • Acknowledging scared decision making - the elephant in the consulting room
  • Advanced Cancer Caregivers: Implications of Communication 
  • An interdisciplinary, interprofessional, international approach to assessing providers’ communication behaviors in clinical simulations
  • An Overview of Conflicting Health Information and Its Implications for Medical Decision Making
  • Caring for patients with overweight and obesity: weight bias and consequences for communication
  • Empathy in healthcare update:  How we lose empathy and how can we relearn to connect?
  • International advances in communication about complementary and integrative medicine in patient care
  • Medical visit communication with patients who have cognitive impairment: challenges, communication patterns and effective interventions  
  • Non-verbal communication in  clinical encounters: state of the art and future directions
  • Patient-Centered Communication, the Evidence Base, and Shared Decision Making in Perinatal Care
  • Taking Quality and Safety to New Heights: Crew Resource Management, Just Culture and the Sim Lab
  • Transforming Customers into Patients: Research on Pharmacist-Initiated Patient Engagement from Canada and USA 
  • Translation and Cultural Adaptation of the Communication Assessment Tool: Experience in 4 Countries
  • Using interdisciplinary research to inform interpreter-mediated consultation training
Interest Groups
  • Communication Assessment Tool: International CAT Study
  • Communication Skill Teaching and Assessment in Surgery and Other Procedure-Based Specialties
  • Communication Training for Patients
  • Fear knot: exploring the complexities of using scare tactics in clinical encounters
  • Lessons Learned and Wishful Thinking:  Innovations in the use of simulated patients in the healthcare curriculum
  • Pain Speed Networking
  • Proposing a Special Interest Group on Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms (MUPS)
  • The Future of Health Literacy?
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