Listen to communication experts in the healthcare industry talk about most effective practices, lessons learned and how to overcome clinician challenges in communicating with patients.
Teaching Communication Skills
Dennis Novack, MD, founder of DocCom.org, an online communication skills program for hospitals, residency programs and medical schools, discusses the influence of Dr. George Engel, research about the impact of good communication skills and best practices for teaching communication skills. This is the final episode of the podcast. Host Barbara Lewis can be reached at BarbaraLewis@JoansFamilyBillOfRights.com.
How to Ensure Trainee Well-being
Mitchell D. Feldman, MD, MPhil, discusses how to mentor trainees to help them find their purpose and reconnect with their reason for entering the profession; the steps for integrating personal and professional life; the Japanese ikigai as a guide; traits of compulsivity and three questions at the end of the day to reconnect with purpose.
Incorporating Relationship-Centered Communication Strategies into Clinical Skills Courses
Rob Shochet, MD, discusses relationship centered communication strategy, three important skill sets, how to use the computer in the exam room and other communication techniques.
How to Use Hypnosis to Improve Outcomes
John Christensen, PhD, describes the medical conditions where hypnosis is used and verbal techniques on how to use hypnosis by talking to patients to improve outcomes.
The Ability to Find Joy in the Midst of Tragedy: An Afghan Surgeon’s Perspective
Homa Dost, MD, a surgeon in Afghanistan discusses the challenges in finding joy in her work.
Empathic Communication Strategies
Elizabeth Morrison, LCSW, MAC, discusses the fascinating research on empathy's impact on health outcomes and three important techniques to convey empathy.