Join the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare in Baltimore, October 8-11, 2017, at the Baltimore Waterfront Marriott for a joint meeting of ICCH and HARC! Mark your calendars to attend this interdisciplinary and international research and educational event.

Connect with like-minded professionals who share your passion at the largest gathering of health communications researchers, educators and administrators from around the globe. There is no better way to improve your performance in healthcare communication and patient outcomes.

Call for Abstract Presentations

Extended Deadline: Monday, April 10, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: Mid-June 2017

Abstract presentations are now being accepted. Prospective authors can submit abstracts and proposals through our electronic submission process. We encourage submissions from educators, researchers and learners from all healthcare fields. More information on submission categories and guidelines can be found through the link below.



Key Dates

Late January 2017
Abstract Submission Site Opens

April 10, 2017
Deadline for Abstract Submissions

Late March 2017
Online Conference Registration Opens   

June 2017
Notification of Abstract Acceptances 
Who should attend?
Researchers, educators and clinicians interested in improving communication in healthcare:

  • Academic faculty leaders conducting research on communication in healthcare
  • Medical educators from a range of health professions:
  • Medicine
  • Psychology
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Plus several other interprofessional fields
  • Patient Experience professionals engaged in communication improvement
  • Healthcare administrators guiding topics related to communication
Keynote Speakers

Pål Gulbrandsen, MD, PhD
University of Oslo

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD
National Institute on Minority Health and Disparities

Marianne Schmid Mast, PhD
University of Lausanne

Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins University

Click here to learn more about each keynote speaker! 
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