Call for Abstracts

Call for Oral Abstracts, Workshops, Symposia, Special Interest Groups, and Narrative Medicine

Submission Closed
Notification of Acceptance: Mid-March 2018

The ENRICH Communication Course and Research Forum will feature research, education, and teaching innovations in communication in healthcare. We would like to invite you to submit scientific abstracts and proposals for workshops, symposia, narrative medicine and special interest groups. The ENRICH Course & Research Forum aims to create a learning community that fosters scholarship and interprofessional collaboration to advance knowledge and innovation in communication in healthcare and relationship-centered care. We welcome abstracts and proposals from all health-related disciplines and health professions (nurses, physicians, pharmacists, social workers, therapists, counselors, community health workers, etc.).
Prospective authors can submit abstracts and proposals through our electronic submission process. We encourage submissions from educators, researchers and learners from all healthcare fields. Please click here for detailed guidelines and selection criteria for scientific abstracts, workshops, symposia, and special interest group submissions.

ENRICH participants are invited to submit posters and special interest groups for consideration. Forum participants may submit in any available category.  

Submission Guidelines

Submission Categories

Submission categories at this year's ENRICH/Forum include:

  • Teaching and evaluating clinical communication skills
  • Patient education and health behavior change
  • Shared decision-making and patient/family engagement
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Community-based research
  • Ethics and professionalism
  • Research methodology
  • Technology and social media
  • Risk communication and medical decision-making
  • Underserved populations and health disparities
  • Diversity and cross-cultural communication
  • Linguistics and sociolinguistics
  • Communication in quality and safety
  • Implementation science and knowledge translation in health communication
  • Team and inter-professional communication
  • Narrative medicine and humanities
  • Other communication-related topics
Past Accepted Abstracts

2016 Accepted Abstracts