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Innovation in Communication about End-of-Life Care

Medical Education
Organization: 2014 Medical Education Event
Grant: $5,000
Grant Year: 2014
County: Columbia, Dutchess, Litchfield
State: NY, CT

Presented by Dr. Angelo Volandes for the medical, science and academic community.

The Medical Education Fund identifies and supports learning opportunities for health care providers across disciplines on community health-related issues. It was established by pooling two funds, the Peter H. Smith Fund and the Elizabeth McCall Fund. 2014’s presentation detailed communcation barriers between patients and doctors, the evidence for video decision aids and exploring how videos may surmount communication barriers.