Relationship-Centered Communication Facilitators Program

The 2018 program is now full.  2019 applications will be accepted in Fall 2018.

The ACH's Relationship-Centered Communication Facilitators Program (RCF) is a program to develop future facilitators. Participants who successfully complete the RCF program will be recognized as “ACH Facilitators." Graduates of the RCF program will receive a certificate of completion along with permission to facilitate future ACH programs on behalf of their sponsoring institution. The RCF program is the pre-requisite track for individuals who may wish to apply to the ACH Faculty-in-Training (FIT) program. Entry to the FIT program will be available as an option upon completion of the RCF program. Please review details and application processes below.


  • Pre-requisite: Applicants must have attended an ACH ENRICH course or an ACH 1-day course facilitated by an ACH faculty member.
  • RCF Application Process: All application materials will be submitted through the online submission form
  • Submission deadline: 2018 program is now full.  2019 applications will be accepted in fall 2018.
  • Notification: The Review committee will notify applicants approximately one month after the submission deadline.





Questions? Contact Lindsay Overall
RCF Program Directors: Lynn O'Neill or Kara Myers 

2018 RCF Participants



Carole Dalby, RN MBA OCN​

Director of Clinical Quality Improvement
Director of Dana-Farber Pathways Operations
Quality & Patient Safety
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Rosalind De Lisser, FNP

Associate Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Director Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program
Behavioral Health Provider Women’s HIV Program

Mike Farrell, MD

Senior Associate Consultant
Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Jayne Penne, MSPAS, PA-C
Assistant Professor

Master of Physician Assistant Program
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, Virginia

Elizabeth Ross, DPT, MMSc
Associate Consulting Professor

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Krista Salazar, PharmD
Jeff Stein, MD
Lynda Tang, DO
Palliative Medicine
The Vancouver Clinic
Vancouver, WA
Janet L. Veesart, MD

Associate Professor, Medical Director of PA Residency Program, Learning Communities Mentor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of New Mexico

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