Effective communication is a core skill that nearly every health professional will need and use during their careers. As “foundational skills,” the content in this course can be applied to both oral and written communication, within and beyond health.

Through this course you  will develop the skills: to analyze and tailor a communication effort for different audiences, develop clear messages, create logical and compelling stories, understand and apply important considerations with language as well as nonverbal communication. This course is valuable and appropriate for medical students  who need to communicate effectively with other professionals, patients, policymakers, or the broader public.