Category Archives: Diversity

“Gibberish Talk Show Host” A Way to Help Nurses & Doctors Practice Sharing Power!

We’ve been struggling with communication and collaboration in healthcare forever.  One reason for this is that speaking up requires taking on more power and listening requires sharing it. These skills also interface with our ability to lead and follow and … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t Every Community Benefit from a Holistic Health Collective Like the River Guild?

The River Guild is a holistic health collective with community space serving Concord and Central New Hampshire. Their classes include yoga, healthy eating seminars, meditation, reading groups, author events, mindful parenting, art and children’s classes. Their philosophy is grounded in the firm belief … Continue reading

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Article Highlighting Alan Alda’s Work in Communicating Science & The Emerging Field of Medical Improv

I’m honored to have “Medical Improv: A New Way to Improve Communication”  be referenced in Jude Treder-Wolff’s recent article,  Creating A Climate For Communication In Science and Medicine Through Improvisation.  Here is an excerpt to pique your interest.  I think you … Continue reading

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