International Conference on Communication in Healthcare October 8-11 in Baltimore

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So much of simulation is about practicing communication that we thought we would share about a whole conference dedicated to the topic! Have you attended an ICCH event before? The AACH is hosting its annual International Conference on Communication in Healthcare & Health Literacy Annual Research Conference this October 8-11, 2017 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Maryland. Registration is now open!

Join them for the 15th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare & Health Literacy Annual Research Conference featuring diverse workshops, symposia, poster sessions, and high-profile keynote speakers to inspire the ongoing work of improving communication in healthcare. ICCH & HARC bring together researchers, educators, and applied healthcare professionals from across North America and Europe to share the latest research and teaching methods related to communication and relationships in healthcare. This interdisciplinary event offers a wealth of information for academicians, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, counselors and other professionals interested in healthcare communication. Supporter Packages Available! Take advantage of the opportunity to reach hundreds of healthcare communication personnel from around the world! Current Conference Features

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  • “Vulnerability- The Most Important Word in Medicine” – Pål Gulbrandsen, MD, PhD
  • “Factors in Communicating with Diverse Patients” – Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD
  • “What is it with female doctors?” – Marianne Schmid Mast, PhD
  • “Sweetening the Journey From Disparities to Social Justice” – Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH

Learn more and Register for ICCH 2017 here!

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American Academy on Communication in Healthcare ENRICH Conference June 18-21

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Laura Cooley, PhD Director of Education at the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare wrote us to share about the upcoming AACH Enrich Conference which sounds very empowering for healthcare simulation educators looking to improve communication:

“Hello HealthySim – I would like to invite your readers to attend the AACH ENRICH Course “Meeting at the Crossroads of Communication and Professionalism”, June 18-21, 2015. ENRICH is a 4-day intensive and interactive course for clinicians and educators from a variety of healthcare perspectives.

Workshop topics include:

  • Relationship-centered Communication
  • Interprofessional Teams
  • Coaching and Remediation
  • Professionalism and Cultural Humility and
  • Promoting Professional Development in Healthcare Education

Keynote presentations include:

  • How Does Healthcare Reimbursement & Structure Affect Professionalism and Healthcare Communication?
  • Overview of Professionalism and Healthcare Communication
  • Compassion and Resilience.

ENRICH uses a learner-centered model and features educational activities designed to enhance knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to practice and teach relationship-centered communication.”

Learn more at the AACH Enrich Website!