Tag Archives: medical improv

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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Effective Communication Calls Upon Us to Share Power….Hmmmmmm, maybe that’s why it is so hard?

As an applied improv teacher, nurse, woman, mother, sister, and friend, I think a lot about communication!  I study the impact it has on outcomes in healthcare such as patient safety, patient experience, morale, and utilization of resources.  I reflect … Continue reading

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