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Plenary Speakers

Equity, Communication and Health Behaviour: A New Paradigm for Healthcare Communication Dr Renata Schiavo

Dr Renata Schiavo, PhD, MA, CCL, is a global health, public health, healthcare, health equity, health communication, and social innovation specialist with 20+ years of experience.

Renata has made major contributions to advancing the public’s health. She is the author of the internationally acclaimed book, Health Communication: From Theory to Practice, now in its second edition, as well as 35+ publications and 130+ scientific presentations. Dr Schiavo is a Senior Lecturer, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health; Founding President, Board of Directors, Health Equity Initiative; and Principal, Strategic Communication Resources, among other affiliations.

She writes and speaks on topics at the intersection of health equity, global health, medicine, healthcare, health and risk communication, health systems, social and behavioral change communication (SBCC), community engagement, multisectoral partnerships, social innovation, and international development.

As a researcher, advocate and practitioner, Renata is interested in community- and system-driven multisectoral models, partnerships, and interventions to address health, equity, social, and communication issues. She has experience in 20+ health/healthcare, medical, and human rights areas, and has worked in multiple settings, such as the United States and several countries in Europe, Latin America, Central Asia, and Africa.

Can we shift care consumption with eHealth? The GP@Home natural experiment Dr Tobias Bonten

Dr Tobias Bonten is a General Practitioner-Epidemiologist and Assistant Professor of Public Health and Primary Care at the Leiden University Medical Center. He is a core-team member of the National eHealth Living Lab (www.nell.eu) and conducting research into methodology and implementation of eHealth solutions. Recently, he evaluated the effects of the website GP@Home (Thuisarts.nl) on care consumption in the Netherlands using big-data techniques.

 

Monday 16 September 2019

1800 – 1930
Welcome drinks reception, Stadsgehoorzaal Leiden

 

Tuesday 17 September 2019

In order to accommodate different healthcare professionals, sessions on Tuesday will be interesting and relevant to both clinicians and non-clinicians.  Workshops of particular interest to clinicians are indicated below (*).

0845 – 0915
Plenary 1 – Equity, Communication and Health Behaviour: A New Paradigm for Healthcare Communication Dr Renata Schiavo

 

0930 – 1100
6 Morning workshops including 3 invited workshops:

W1:  Close Encounters with the sick: A method for facilitating human connection (Invited workshop)
Professor Edvin Schei & Dr Knut Eirik Eliaseen, University of Bergen, Norway
W2: Breaking bad news: exploring the benefit of triangulating between different tools & methods (Invited workshop)
Dr Orit Karnieli-Miller, Tel Aviv University, Israel & Professor Richard Frankel, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
W3: Coaching to help clinicians improve their communication (Invited workshop)
Professor Kathryn Pollak, Duke Cancer Institute, USA
W4: Behaviour Change in Patients and Ourselves: Enhancing Teaching of Motivational Interviewing Skills*
Paul Grossberg et al., University of Wisconsin
W5: Create as you speak – Improving doctor-patient communication by using “Abracadabra” cards*
Adi Ivzori Erel, Merav Sudarsky & Irit Gill Levl, The Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
W6: The (Forgotten) Art of Receiving Feedback on Communication Skills*
Jane Ege Moeller, Aarhus University & Sandra Winterburn, University of East Anglia

 

1100 – 1130
Coffee break

 

1130 – 1300
6 Morning workshops continued

 

1300 – 1400
Lunch with poster viewing

 

1400 – 1445
Poster presenters’ oral pitches
Short oral pitches followed by Q&A, across 3 concurrent sessions. Further details to be announced.

 

1500 – 1630
6 Afternoon workshops

 

W7: Awareness of choice of data material and observation system in health communication research
Linda Hafskjold & Vibeke Sundling, University of South-Eastern Norway
W8: Capacity Coaching: A New Strategy for Coaching Patients with Multimorbidity*
Kasey Boehmer et al., Mayo Clinic
W9: Building Bridges: an experiential training in diversity sensitivity*
Winny Ang, Liesbeth Verpooten et al., University of Antwerp
W10: Using observation and feedback in teaching communication with real patients in the clinical*
Marcy Rosenbaum & Johnathan Silverman, University of Iowa
W11: Minimally Disruptive Medicine: Moving healthcare delivery from the “Status Quo” to the “Way forward”*
Abd Moain Abu Dabrh & Adam I. Perlman, Mayo Clinic
W12: Toolkit or template. Using curiosity to aid questions and visual aids in the consultation
Helen Adcock & Michelle Fromage, University of East Anglia

 

1630 – 1700
Coffee break

 

1700 – 1830
6 Afternoon workshops continued

 

1930
Dinner, Stadsgehoorzaal Leiden

 

Wednesday 18 September 2019

0845 – 0915
Plenary 2 – Can we shift care consumption with eHealth? The GP@Home natural experiment Dr Tobias Bonten

 

0930 – 1030
Poster presenters’ oral pitches
Short oral pitches followed by Q&A, across 3 concurrent sessions. Further details to be announced.

 

1030 – 1100
Coffee break with poster viewing

 

1100 – 1230
6 Workshops including 3 invited workshops:

W13: Close Encounters with the sick: A method for facilitating human connection (Invited workshop)
Professor Edvin Schei & Dr Knut Eirik Eliaseen, University of Bergen, Norway
W14: Breaking bad news: exploring the benefit of triangulating between different tools & methods (Invited workshop)
Dr Orit Karnieli-Miller, Tel Aviv University, Israel & Professor Richard Frankel, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
W15: Coaching to help clinicians improve their communication (Invited workshop)
Professor Kathryn Pollak, Duke Cancer Institute, USA
W16: Placebo-effects of communication; towards an integrated research field
Liesbeth van Vliet, Prof Dr Andrea Evers & Dr Kaya Peerdeman, Leiden University
W17: ‘Meetings between Experts’: Making the most of the simulated patient-tutor partnership
Sarah Collins, Matt Aistrup, Sam Thompson, Gemma Richardson, Sarah Shepherd & Emma Romy-Jones, University of Manchester
W18: Knowledge translation in health communication. Liking research, policy and practice
Sara Rubinelli & Nicola Diviani, University of Lucerne

 

1230 – 1400
Lunch 

 

1400 – 1530
6 Workshops continued

 

1530 – 1600
Interactive closing feedback session with refreshments