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PRC 2014 Year in Review

2014 has been a busy year at PRC that has included many changes, many road trips and many presentations. First we have had a number of staff changes due to successful opportunities. Two of our KU undergraduate students, Jake Thompson and Claire Gorey, started graduate this fall. Both were in the enviable position of having…
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Student Research

PRC® is proud to have many undergraduate and graduate students who provide support to the clinical staff and participate in research projects. Most recently, two students, Nathaniel Williams and Lauryn Denney had the opportunity to travel over 11,000 miles to attend the 7th annual International Society for Internet Interventions meeting in Valencia, Spain. Nathaniel and…
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January 2014

Dr. Williams just returned from the 39th Annual Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions. The meeting was January 15 -18, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Williams gave two presentations. The first was entitled Relationship Among Practice Change, Motivation, and Self-Efficacy This research reported the relationship among self-efficacy, motivation to change and intent to implement…
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A Cross-Cultural Study of Students’ Approaches to Professional Dilemmas: Sticks or Ripples

A Cross-Cultural Study of Students' Approaches to Professional Dilemmas: Sticks or Ripples   In the past, medical professionalism has been defined by subdividing competency into stable traits. However, researchers have found that this can be problematic. Thus, Canadian researchers have focused their efforts on measuring medical professionalism by observing behaviors during professional dilemmas. They subsequently…
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Integrating professionalism into the curriculum: AMEE Guide No. 61

O’Sullivan, H. Van Mook, W., Fewtrell, R., Wass, V. (2012). Integrating professionalism into the curriculum: AMEE Guide No. 61.  Medical Teacher (34). p. e64-e77. Though there is extensive literature regarding professionalism and its importance to medical practice, problems continually arise when attempting to teach and assess this elusive physician feature.  Although it may seem an…
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The communication competency of medical students, residents, and consultants

Wouda, J.C., van de Wiel, H. B. M. (2012). The communication competency of medical students, residents, and consultants. Patient Education and Counseling 86. p. 57-62. Physician communication is extremely important for a multitude of reasons.  A recent study argues that physicians and medical students will never reach an “expert level” of communication.  To test this…
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