Suur Ayangeakaa Named School of Medical ADVANCE-UP Scholar
Congratulations to Suur Ayangeakaa, PhD, for being named an ADVANCE-UP Scholar. ADVANCE-UP provides opportunities for academic development, mentoring, and networking for underrepresented faculty.
Kathryn Pollak Wins Award
The Academy of Communication in Healthcare selected Kathryn Pollak, PhD, for the 27th annual George L. Engel Award “for outstanding research contributing to the theory, practice, and teaching of effective healthcare communication and related skills.”
Bryce Reeve Highly Cited Researcher
Clarivate has listed Dr. Bryce Reeve as a highly cited researcher in 2022. He was also recognized in the "Cross-Field" category.
Dr. Gillian Schmidler Named Ivy+ Provost Leadership Fellow
Congratulations to Gillian Schmidler, PhD, for being named an Ivy+ Provost Leadership Fellow. This group, from universities across the country, will focus on equity policies for more inclusive departments.
ONE TEAM Breaks Down HealthCare Team's Communication Silos
Find out what makes the ONE TEAM study so unique and how it tries to build one patient and one team.
When We Talk About Death, The Words We Use Matter
Words matter, especially during conversations about death. A group, including population health researchers, studied how Drs. vs. families speak of death and found that a lack of clear communication may affect shared decision-making. Read more in JAMA Network Open.
Integrating Family Caregivers into the Health Care Team
Dr. Courtney Van Houtven writes in a Health Affairs personal essay, that although she is well-versed in how family caregivers can advocate for their patient, she had trouble navigating the system when her sister with intellectual disabilities went into the hospital.
New Funding: Reducing Hospital Admissions in Older Adults with Heart Failure
Dr. Matthew Dupre was recently awarded a 5-year R01 from the NIH to examine the life course patterns and predictors of hospitalizations in older adults with heart failure.
The Effectiveness of Simple Telehealth VS. a Comprehensive Telemedicine Intervention
When it comes to patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, which is more effective; a simple telehealth approach or a comprehensive telemedicine intervention? In JAMA Internal Medicine, Dr. Hayden Bosworth and team provide results from their interesting study.
Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Measures Capture the Patient Experience
In a JAMA article, Drs. Bryce Reeve and Kevin Weinfurt define PROs, discuss their importance and limitations, and interpret an outcome using a real-world example.