Coffee Conversations

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The Academy of Communication in Healthcare invites you to attend upcoming “Coffee Conversations”, interactive discussion series. This free engagement opportunity will highlight specific healthcare communication-related topics, with an aim of building the ACH community through interactive virtual gatherings. Each session features a communication topic of interest to the ACH community of educators, researchers, and healthcare leaders dedicated to supporting patient, family, and clinician experiences.

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Attend the 20-minute featured guest interview. Refer to the topics featured below

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Participate in 35-minute breakout group discussions. Engage with small groups of colleagues from around the world while reflect on the featured topic

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Click on any of the calendar items below then click on the the links under "website" to register for each unique session.   

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ACH members are invited to apply for the opportunity to be a featured guest during an "ACH Coffee Conversations" series

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Post-session recordings will be available to ACH members via ACH Connect

2024 Coffee Conversations Schedule

Example Conversations

Past Session with Featured Guest, Elizabeth Spradley, PhD

"Leveraging Storytelling in Relationship Building"
Featured Guest: Elizabeth Spradley, PhD; Associate Professor, Stephen F. Austin State University 

Example Conversation

Past Session with Featured Guest Calvin Chou, MD, PhD

"Developing Relationship-Centered Communication (RCC) Facilitation Skills"
Featured Guest:
 Calvin Chou, MD, PhD, Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco; Senior Faculty Advisor, ACH External Education