Lexicon creation to promote faculty development in medical communication.

  title={Lexicon creation to promote faculty development in medical communication.},
  author={Richard W. Arnold and David P Losh and Larry B Mauksch and Theresa M Maresca and Michael G. Storck and Marjorie D. Wenrich and Erika A. Goldstein},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  volume={74 2},
OBJECTIVE Most medical educators have little or no training in teaching and assessing medical communication, and they are not consistent in what they teach. The authors set out to reach consensus in our educational community on a lexicon of communication terms for use in teaching physician-patient communication skills to second-year medical students. METHODS An interdisciplinary medical school physician-patient communication committee assembled 23 important terms and agreed on definitions for… CONTINUE READING
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