Stakeholder Engagement and Patient Centered Communication in Leukemia Genetic Research
The primary goal of this pilot project is to identify stakeholders and assess appropriate communication strategies to promote discussions about g test results among patients and providers to support shared understanding and collaborative decision-making.
Integrating Pharmacogenomic Testing into a Child Psychiatry Clinic
This project aims to assess the feasibility of implementing pharmacogenomic testing (PGX) for specific genes involved in the metabolism of antidepressants into a child psychiatry clinic. Data include interviews with clinicians and faculty.
Communication Strategies in Preoperative Anesthesia Care
The goal of this project is to assess provider-identified communication strategies related to the decision to use amnestic medications (benzodiazepines) pre-operatively
Empathic Communication in Nurse Training Using Virtual Patients
For this project, we’ve collaborated with Shadow Health Inc., a software company that develops training programs for health care professionals. Using the data from a nursing education course, we assess the use of communication strategies in situations that call for the expression of empathy.