Interpersonal & Communication Skills

Objectives

Chief residents will work effectively in this complex environment of patients, families, and multiple levels of health care professionals. Chief residents will teach at appropriate levels for medical students, interns, residents, nursing and other allied health professionals.

Progression

While training is provided by the institution in sexual harassment, diversity, and HIPPA, respect and humanistic interactions with patients are essential. Effective communication is critical to learning and patient safety.

Tools

  • 360 evaluations
  • Medical student evaluations
  • Patient questionnaires