Evaluation of Physician Training in Doctor/Patient Communication

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Hannah Luksa , Wayne State College
This project reviews literature regarding effective physician-patient interactions and evaluates medical school curriculum.  Physicians, administrators, and patients are surveyed to determine how medical schools foster physician interpersonal skills and how medical schools can improve current curriculum, teaching, and evaluation methods to better promote communication competencies.