Relationship-Centered Communication Facilitators Program

Now Accepting 2019 RCF Program Applications
Deadline: September 27, 2018

The ACH's Relationship-Centered Communication Facilitators Program (RCF) is a program to develop future facilitators of the ACH fundamental workshop for delivery at their home institutions.  "Home" may include any department or formally affiliated clinic. Only the individual enrolled as an RCF participant, who attends both Winter Course and ENRICH, may facilitate the workshop at their home institution. 

Participants who successfully complete the RCF program will be recognized as “ACH Facilitators," and will receive a certificate of completion along with permission to facilitate the ACH fundamental workshop at their home institution. The RCF program is one of the pre-requisite tracks 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: September 27, 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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