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International Conference on Communication in Healthcare
September 29-October 2 ,2013
2013 George Engel Award Winner
AACH is pleased to announce James A. Tulsky, MD, as the 18th annual George Engel Awardee for Outstanding Research Contributing to the Theory, Practice and Teaching of Effective Healthcare Communication and Related Skills.
2013 Lynn Payer Award Winner
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!
2013 ICCH Best Poster Award Winner
AACH is also proud to announce Frouke A.P. Nijhuis, MD, as the winner of the 2013 ICCH Best Poster Award. Nijhuis' poster, Equal Options — a shared Decision: Development of a Decision Aid for Treatment Choice in Advanced Parkinson's Disease, was chosen as the best poster by a selection committee from among approximately 120 posters.
Final Attendee Roster
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Presentations at this conference were organized around the following topic areas:
- Behavior Change
- Cancer Communication
- Communication – Descriptive Analyses
- Communication – Emotion
- Communication – Interventions
- Communication Outside of Primary Care
- Communication – Technology
- Ethical Issues
- Health Literacy
- Health Systems and Interpersonal Communication
- Healthcare Professionals
- Language and Cultural Differences
- Mother/Child Well-being
- Patient Centeredness
- Patient Participation
- Patient Preference
- Professional Health
- Provider Perspectives
- Shared Decision-making
- Social Issues
- Social Media
- Teaching – Evaluation
- Team and Interpersonal Communication
- Third Party Communication
- Race and Racial Disparities
- Risk Communication and Genetic Counseling
Thank you, 2013 ICCH supporters!