2013 Engel and Payer Award Recipients
AACH is pleased to announce James A. Tulsky, MD, as 18th annual George Engel Awardee for Outstanding Research Contributing to the Theory, Practice and Teaching of Effective Healthcare Communication and Related Skills. William T. Branch, Jr., MD, MACP was awarded the 12th annual Lynn Payer Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Literature on the Theory, Practice and Teaching of Effective Healthcare Communication and Related Skills.
These awards were presented at the 2013 International Conference on Communication in Healthcare in Montréal, Canada.
Please join with us in congratulating these two outstanding individuals for their ongoing work in healthcare communication!
The Engel Award is presented annually for outstanding research contributing to the theory, practice and teaching of effective healthcare communication and related skills.
Dr. George L. Engel was an internist with psychoanalytic training whose articulation of the "biopsychosocial model" in the 1970s and widespread recognition in the 1980s had a profound impact on the clinical approach to patients, the medical interview and the patient-doctor relationship.
Previous Recipients: Engel Award2012 - Richard Street
2011 - William Miller and Stephen Rollnick2010 - David Hatem2009 - Dean Schillinger2008 - Lisa Cooper2007 - Mack Lipkin 2006 - Thomas Inui2005 - Peter Maguire 2004 - Wendy Levinson2003 - Jozien Bensing2002 - Geoffrey Williams2001 - Bob Smith2000 - Sam Putnam1999 - Richard Frankel1998 - George Engel1997 - Debra Roter 1996 - Barbara Korsch
The Payer Award is presented annually for outstanding contributions to literature on the theory, practice and teaching of effective healthcare communication and related skills.
Lynn Payer was a journalist and served as managing editor of Medical Encounter for over a decade. She was the author of the classic book Medicine and Culture and wrote hundreds of news stories and features during her career.
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Previous Recipients: Payer Award2012 - Adina Kalet
2011 - David Pendleton, Theo Schofield, Peter Tate and Peter Havelock2010 - Walter Baile2009 - Anthony Back2008 - Paul Haidet2007 - Richard Frankel and Howard Beckman 2006 - Rita Charon2005 - Ronald Epstein2004 - Timothy Quill2003 - Gregory Makoul2002 - Dennis Novack