Dr. Adrienne Boissy writes:
We knew early on that a communication skills program that was built and rolled out in a healthcare system that was largely run by surgeons needed not only surgeon input into content, but surgeon facilitators. People would make assumptions about “the type of person who teaches communication skills” and we wanted to highlight those assumptions and then squash them.
With some anxiety, we approached surgeons one by one and invited them to join our work. This was couched as, “We ...