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The Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH) is closely monitoring the continuing developments pertaining to COVID-19. We want to assure colleagues planning to attend or considering attending ACH’s Healthcare Communication Research Forum, scheduled for late June in Austin, Texas, that health, safety and security are our top priorities. Please know that the well-being of our members, attendees, speakers, volunteers and staff are our utmost priority. For a full report on ACH's plans to address this matter at this time, click here.


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June 27 - 28, 2020
AT&T Center I Austin, TX

The Academy of Communication in Healthcare welcomes professionals who share a passion for improving healthcare communication to a gathering of researchers, educators, clinicians, administrators, and others from around the world!  Hear the latest research and teaching methods presented in a variety of educational sessions including keynotes, oral abstract presentations, a poster session, narrative medicine, workshops, and more! 





 Co-located with ENRICH COURSE

Forum will be co-located with the ACH ENRICH Healthcare Communication Course this year! ENRICH offers an intimate opportunity to learn relationship-centered communication skills that can help you engage your team, patients, and peers from a different perspective. Forum participants will have the opportunity to engage with participants of the ENRICH course during the Saturday general session, a poster session and reception, meals and breaks! 



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ACH's Commitment to a Respectful and Courteous Conference Experience

The Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH) is dedicated to providing a harassment- and discrimination-free conference experience for everyone regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, race, age or religion. ACH does not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference (without a refund) at the discretion of the conference organizers. Click here for the full conference anti-harassment and discrimintation policy. If you need to report an incident, please complete our anti-harassment and discrimination reporting form. Click here for our associations general anti-harassment and discrimination policy.