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Medical Improv Presentations-Who, What, & Where!

There is a growing interest in using theater improv strategies to build skills associated with emotional intelligence, communication, teamwork, and leadership.  In general this is referred to as ‘applied improv’ and has been around for many years.  The subspecialty that … 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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“Voices from the Field” Medline Series on Medical Improv

A little over two years ago, I started some “Guestblogging” for Medline on the emerging field of Medical Improv.  The series provides a great overview of the topic for those interested in understanding why we need it and how powerful … Continue reading

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