- Tyler Lawrence, PhD, Behavioral Health Faculty, Sea Mar Marysville Family Medicine Residency, Marysville, WA
- Deepu George, PhD, LMFT, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, McAllen, TX
- Max Zubatsky, PhD, LMFT, Associate Professor, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO
- Juliana Oliveira, DO, Faculty Physician, Sea Mar Marysville Family Medicine Residency, Marysville, WA
Working with patient families can be complex and challenging for physicians. Education can help physicians navigate these relationships. Therefore, four family medicine residency faculty describe their pragmatic methods for educating family medicine residents on partnering and engaging with patient families. Emphasis will be placed on the use of educational tools that can be incorporated into any physician training program.
- Describe the relationship between family relationships, health, and illness.
- Identify the importance of enhancing skills and knowledge that empowers physicians to engage with families.
- Discuss four methods for educating physicians on collaborating with families.
- Al Achkar, M. (2016). Redesigning journal club in residency. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 7, 317.
- DubÁ©, K., Gupta, R., Kong, M., Knox, M., & Bodenheimer, T. (2018). Continuity of care in residency teaching practices: Lessons from "bright spots"
- Zubatsky, M., & Brieler, J. (2018). A health systems genogram for improving hospital transitions to primary care. The Annals of Family Medicine, 16(6), 566-566.
- Baird, M. A., Hepworth, J., Myerholtz, L., Reitz, R., & Danner, C. (2017). Fifty years of contributions of behavioral science in family medicine. Family Medicine, 49(4), 296-303.
- Adams, N. E. (2015). Bloom’s taxonomy of cognitive learning objectives. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 103(3), 152.