Journal Article
Commentary

Improving pathologists' communication skills.

Dintzis S. AMA journal of ethics. 2016;18:802-8.

Despite increasing recognition that effective communication supports teamwork and safe care delivery, opportunities for pathologists to improve their skill in this area are limited. This commentary describes a communication training initiative for pathology residents that involved lectures and simulation methods. Recordings of the simulated interactions allowed residents to perform self-assessment of communication skills such as error disclosure.