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Your institution has a reputation.

You want your graduates to place into top residency programs and excel.

Give them the linguistic, cultural, and interpersonal skills they need to eclipse their competition.

Speaking with an international accent or a notable regional accent on a job interview is shown to decrease an applicant’s chances of being offered the position. Don’t let this happen to your medical students.

Although you may have a Communication Lecture or even a course devoted to communication skills, they do not take advantage of principles from Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, and Social Psychology, which have a direct impact on:

  • Physicians’ Relationships with Their Patients
  • Patients’ Health Outcomes
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Medication Adherence
  • Information Recall
  • Readmission Rates
  • Patients’ Trust in Their Physicians
  • HCAHPS Scores

Dr. Latterman can enable your students to perform better on their Clinical Skills Exam and to communicate with their patients in a significantly more effective manner than with general communication classes.

Clinical Skills Exam Elements Dr. Latterman Addresses:

  • Pronunciation
  • Listening Skills
  • Compassion
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Interacting with a Diverse Patient Population
  • Clear, Effective Communication

Sample Lectures, Workshops, & Series:

  • How to emotionally connect with a patient. which Improves health outcomes and physicians’ HCAHPS scores
  • Interacting with and connecting with a diverse patient population
  • Improving your students’ likability. which is directly linked to patients’ experiences and their overall satisfaction with their physician
  • How to navigate difficult conversations based on linguistic and psychological principles that affect patients’ reactions and comprehension
  • Strategic methods to deliver Information In ways that will lead directly together information recall and a patient’s likelihood of following the treatment instructions, utilizing methods such as priming