Macy Initiative in Health Communication

Background
Overview
Principal Investigators
About the Foundation

Project Components
Curriculum
Faculty Development
Evaluation

Resources
Materials
Contact Information
Links
For Members


NYU Faculty Development

Context

  • Existing communication skills teaching in pre-clinical
    courses: Physician, Patient and Society and Physical
    Diagnosis.
  • Small amount of communication skills teaching in clinical years.
  • School wide curriculum reform effort.

Goals
Focus on 3-core Faculty Development Skills:

  • Understanding a conceptual model of communications
    skills (Macy Model)
  • Making behaviorally specific observations based
    on the Model
  • Giving feedback using a standard approach

Strategies
1. Form Macy Faculty Development Committee
2. Resident as Teacher Activities
3. Medical Education Colloquia
4. Clerkship Specific FD
5. Road Shows
6. Web based Modules and Support Material


 

Overview | Principle Investigators | About the Foundation
Curriculum | Faculty Development | Evaluation
Materials | Contact Information | Links | For Members

 

 

 

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