Colleen Christmas

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BACKGROUND Patient-centred care is an important aspect of quality health care. The learning environment may impact medical students' adoption of patient-centred behaviours. METHODS All medical students at a single institution received an anonymous, modified version of the Communication, Curriculum, and Culture instrument that measures patient-centredness(More)
Background Residents work at variable times and are often unable to attend all scheduled educational sessions. Therefore, new asynchronistic approaches to learning are essential in ensuring exposure to a comprehensive education. Social media tools may be especially useful, because they are accessed at times convenient for the learner. Objective Assess if(More)
BACKGROUND Teaching interns patient-centered communication skills, including making structured telephone calls to patients following discharge, may improve transitions of care. OBJECTIVE To explore associations between a patient-centered care (PCC) curriculum and patients' perspectives of the quality of transitional care. METHODS We implemented a novel(More)
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