Author: Sylvia Lewinstein

Aligning Expectations between General Surgery and the PreOp Family

By Adena Cohen-Bearak, IPEP Project Manager As the sun rose on a cold November morning of this year, twenty surgeons and three nurse practitioners from the Department of General Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital gathered with Aligning Family-Team Expectations during

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AACH – ENRICH Course

ENRICH Healthcare Communication Course: “Connecting Across Differences-Relational Skills for Thriving in a Changing Healthcare Environment”          June 8-11, 2016, Los Angeles, CA Offered by the American Academy on Communication in Health Care  ENRICH is an intensive and learner-centered

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Writing Collaborative Book Group on January 24, 2017

Join us for the next IPEP’s Writing Collaborative’s book group to discuss: “WHAT DOCTORS FEEL” by Dr. Danielle Ofri “Rich and deeply insightful. . . .A fascinating journey into the heart and mind of a physician struggling to do the best

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IPEP Represented at the International Conference on Physician Health: Increasing Joy in Medicine

IPEP Represented at the International Conference on Physician Health: Increasing Joy in Medicine The International Conference on Physician Health (ICPH): Increasing Joy in Medicine is a collaborative conference of the American Medical Association (AMA), Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and British

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Aligning Expectations Rolls Out Workshop to BCH Department of Urology

After successfully piloting the Aligning Expectations workshop last month, project staff and faculty were excited to present the refined version of the workshop to the surgeons and nurse practitioners of the Department of Urology at BCH. On Wednesday evening, November

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Five Questions with Robert Truog, MD

IPEP’s Executive Director, Robert Truog, MD, was recently interviewed by the Betsy Lehman Center about the challenges of apology and resolution after medical error and adverse events. In answer to five questions posed by the Center, Dr. Truog highlighted important issues

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IPEP Book Discussion: “When Breath Becomes Air”

Join us  for our inaugural Writing Institute Book Discussion.  Longtime IPEP supporter and BCH Psychiatrist Barbara Burr, MD.will lead our what will no doubt be a memorable discussion.  We will provide a light lunch and refreshments. When Breath Becomes Air is a

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IPEP Staff Active at AACH Research Forum, June 2016

A strong representation of IPEP staff – including Elaine Meyer, Donna Luff, Adena Cohen-Bearak, Elizabeth Rider, and Research Fellow Pia Kuhlmann – was in attendance at the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare’s annual Research Forum in New Haven, CT

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Liz Dodds Visits IPEP

From May 23rd-June 1st Liz Dodds came over from England to visit the IPEP team and also spend time in the Children’s Hospital.  Liz is a PICU RN in Nottingham England and was awarded a Florence Nightingale Travel Scholarship to

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