Forrest Lang, M.D.
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Communications Publications

Peer Reviewed
Forrest Lang, M.D., Wesley Hanson, M.D., Michael Hood, M.D., Brock Summers, Dana Thompson, "A Profile of Health Belief and Practices in a Rural East Tennessee Community," Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association, April 1988.

Forrest Lang, M.D., "Resident Behaviors During Observed Pelvic Examinations," Family Medicine, March/April 1990.


Forrest Lang, M.D., "The Effect of Determining Transfer Status on Nursing Home Patients in East Tennessee," Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association, pp. 115-119 March 1991.

Forrest Lang, M.D., "Somatization"- Commentary, Mind/Body MEDICINE 1995, Vol 1:8-12.

Forrest Lang, M.D., Michael Floyd, Ed D; Kathleen L.B. Beine, M.D.; Megeen Parker, M.D.; Carol Abell, "Teaching Family: Evaluating a Multidimensional Clerkship Curriculum," Family Medicine, July-August 1996, pp. 484-487.

Forrest Lang, M.D., "Dissecting a Patient Interview," Hippocrates, April, 1997, pp.41-42

Michael Floyd, Ed. D., Forrest Lang, M. D., Kathleen L. B. Beine, M. D., Elizabeth McCord, M. D. "Evaluating Interviewing Techniques for the Sexual Practices History, Use of Video Trigger Tapes to Assess Patient Comfort" Archives of Family Medicine, May-June 1999, Vol 8.

Forrest Lang, M. D., Ronald McCord, Letter to the editor, "Agenda Setting in the Patient-Physician Relationship" JAMA, September 8, 1999, Vol. 282, No. 10

Forrest Lang, M. D., "The Evolving Roles of Patient and Doctor" Archives of Family Medicine, January 2000, 9: 65-67.

Forrest Lang, M.D., Mike Floyd, Ed. D., Kathleen L. Beine, M. D.. "Clues to Patients' Explanations and Concerns About Their Illnesses: a Call for Active Listening" Archives of Family Medicine, March 2000, 9: 222-227.

Forrest Lang, M. D., "A Doctor Who Is Blamed for a Patient's Condition" End of Life Care Curbside Consultation. American Family Physician, November 2000, 62:2157-2160.


Forrest Lang, M.D., Kevin Everett, Ph. D., Bruce Bennard, Ph. D., Ramsey McGowen, Ph. D., "Faculty Development in Communication Skills Instruction: Insights from a Longitudinal Program with 'Real-Time Feedback' " Academic Medicine, December 2000; 75:60-66.
Forrest Lang, M. D., Editorial, "The Evolving Roles of Patient and Physician," Archives of Family Medicine, January 2000, 9:65-67.

Dennis J. Butler, Ph. D., Forrest Lang, M.D., "When Meeting with Families," Clinics in Family Practice, March 2001, 3:77-92.

Greg Makoul, Ph.D., Forrest Lang, M.D. et al, "Essential Elements of Communication in Medical Encounters: The Kalamazoo Consensus Statement," Academic Medicine, April 2001, 76:390-393.

Forrest Lang, M D, Michael Floyd, Ed. D., Kathleen L. Beine, M. D., & Pat Buck, "Sequenced Questioning to Elicit Patients' Perspective on Illness: Impacts on Information Disclosure, Patient Satisfaction, and Time Expenditure." Journal of Family Medicine, May 2002.

Forrest Lang, M. D., Kathleen L. Beine, M. D., Elizabeth McCord, M. D., David Sanders, Psy. D. "Interviewing When Family Members Are Present" Accepted for publication in American Family Physician, 2002.

Ron McCord, M D, Michael Floyd Ed D, Forrest Lang, M D, Vickie Young. Responding effectively to patient anger directed at the physician. Family Medicine May 2002.

David Buyck, Ph D, Forrest Lang, M D. Teaching medical communication skills: a call for greater uniformity. Family Medicine May 2002.

PRESENTATIONS:

Outside Presentations
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Midwest Conference of Task Force for Teaching Behavioral Science, November 1983 - "Use of Literature and Arts in Teaching Behavioral Science"

ABSAME, November, 1985 - "Family Medicine Chart Review"


Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, National Meeting, Denver, CO, April, 1989 - Workshop on "Teaching Doctor/Patient Relationship Skills"

 

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 1990 Family and Family Medicine Conference, Amelia Island, FL, March 6, 1990 - "Teaching Family Interviewing Using Videotape Simulations"


Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 1992 Annual Theme Day on Doctor patient Communications, Director, St. Louis, MO.

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 1992 Southeastern Regional Conference, Charleston, SC, September 4-6, 1992, "Advanced Directives: Teaching an Approach to Discussion with Healthy, Competent Patients"

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Amelia Island, FL, March, 1993, "Systems Thinking and Learner-Centered Learning: An Integrated Approach to Teaching Interviewing" (Coordinator)

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 26th Annual Spring Conference, San Diego, CA, April 24-28, 1993, "Research Issues in Studying Patient-Physician Communications"

National Congress of Family Practice Residents and the National Congress of Student Members, Kansas City, MO, August 5-8, 1993, "The Family Medicine Model of Interviewing-Practice with Patient-Centered Approach"

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Family Conference and Annual Conference, March and May 1994, Amelia Island, FL and Atlanta, GA, Co-Director of faculty development workshop on "Patient Doctor Communication Skills"

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 28th Annual Spring Conference, May 6-10, 1995, New Orleans, LA, Moderator, "Issues in Doctor/Patient Encounters"

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Annual Southeast Regional Meeting, November 16-19, 1995, Louisville, KY, "Faculty Development Workshop for Teachers of Patient-Doctor Communications"

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 22nd Annual Predoctoral Education Conference, January 25-28, 1996, Austin, TX, "Faculty Development Workshop for Teachers of Patient-Doctor Communications"

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Family Medicine Conference February, 1996, Amelia Island, FL and Atlanta, GA, "Creating Effective Trigger Videotapes in Teaching Family Interview Skills"


Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 29th Annual Spring Conference, April 27-May 1, 1996, San Francisco, CA, "Faculty Development Workshop for Teachers of Patient-Doctor Communications"

Oxford Conference on Teaching about Communication in Medicine, July 24-26, 1996, St. Catherine's College, Oxford, England, "Faculty Development Workshop for Teaching Patient-Doctor Communications"

American Academy of Family Physicians, 48th Annual AAFP Scientific Assembly, October 3-6, 1996, New Orleans, LA, "Common Ground Solutions" Workshop

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 30th Annual Spring Conference, May 3-7, l997, Boston, MA, "Patient-centered Medicine: The History, the Evidence, the Model" Theme Day.Co-Director

National Faculty Development Workshop June 12-14, 1997, Philadelphia, PA. Course Director, "Teaching Patient-Centered Communications."

American Association of Family Practitioners, Annual Scientific Assembly, September 18-21, 1997, Chicago, IL. Lecturer and Group Facilitator, "Difficult Patient Interaction" and "Challenging Patient/Physician Interactions: Reaching Common Ground."

Reaching Common Ground Workshop, November 8, 1997, Beverly, MA. Facilitator, "Patient/Physician Communications Solutions."

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Predoctoral Educational Conference, February 5-8, 1998, New Orleans, LA. Presenter, "A Multidimensional Faculty Developmental Model for Teachers of Communications Skills."

American Academy of Physician and Patient, Annual Academy Forum, April 22, 1998, Chicago, IL. Lecturer and Group Facilitator, "Faculty Variability in Identifying Teachable Moments' on a Standardized Interview Trigger Tape - the Need for Faculty Development."

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 31st Annual Spring Conference, April 23-26, 1998, Chicago, IL. "Principal Discussant for Research Papers on Patient-Doctor Communications."

American Academy of Physician Assistants, 26th Annual Physician Assistant Conference, May 23-28, 1998, Salt Lake City, UT. Presenter, "Difficult Clinical Encounters."

Geisinger Medical Center Staff, Danville, PA; September 9, 1998. Presenter "Communications Skills in Reaching Common Ground."

American Academy of Family Practitioners, San Francisco, CA; September 17-19, 1998. Co-Presenter communications workshop: "Learn to Reach Common Ground with Your Most Difficult Patients."

American College of Physicians - N.E. Chapter, Wilmington, DE; February 20-21, 1999. Presented workshop on communications "Aspects of End of Life Communications."

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 32nd Annual Spring Conference, April 28-May 2, 1999, Seattle, WA. Presenter, "Using Standardized Patients to Teach Family Interviewing."

Representative from STFM to the Bayer Fetzer Institutional Consensus Conference, May 5-11, 1999, Kalamazoo, MI.

American Academy of Family Practitioners, Orlando, FL; September 15-19, 1999. Co-presenter communications workshop: "Reaching Common Ground" and "Breaking Bad News\End of Life"

Representative from STFM to the Bayer Fetzer Institutional Consensus Conference, February 6-9, 2000 Kalamazoo, MI.

University of Tennessee at Knoxville Medical Center, Grand Rounds "Negotiating Complex Medical Decisions with Patients, Knoxville, TN, February 14-15, 2000

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 33rd Annual Spring Conference, "Teaching End of Life Communication," May 3-7, 2000, Orlando, FL, Presenter

International Conference on Health & Communication, "Validity, Reliability, and Generalizability of a System for Assessing Patient-Centered Communication," September 20-22, 2000, Barcelona, Spain

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 34th Annual Spring Conference, Preconference Workshop, Course Director, "Teaching Patient-Centered Communication," STFM Annual Conference, April 28-29, 2001, Denver, CO

Representative from STFM to Bayer Fetzer Institutional Consensus Conference, May 8-10, 2001, Kalamazoo, MI

American Academy of Physician and Patient, Research and Teaching Forum on Doctor/Patient Communication "Faculty Development Using Objective Structured Evaluations," March 8, 2002, Baltimore, MD

American Board of Medical Specialties/Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Conference on Physician-Patient Communication, Poster Presentation "Communication Assessment System Referenced to Toronto and Kalamazoo Consensus Statements," March 21, 2001, Chicago, IL.

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 35th Annual Spring Conference, Theme Day Plenary Speaker, "Assessing Core Competencies in Clinical Communication" and "Evidence-based Assessments of Core Competencies: OSCEs/Standardized and Real Patients." San Francisco, CA. April 29 - May 1, 2002.

PATIENT-DOCTOR INTERACTION
SELECTED ADMINISTRATIVE AND LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES:

Doctor - Patient Interaction Working Group, STFM
Developed and obtained Working Group status, 1989.
Director, Working Group, 1989 - 1991
Executive Committee, 1991 - Present
Director, Educational Resource Committee, 1991 - present.
American Academy on Doctor and Patient (Charter Member; Awarded Fellowship, May, 1995)
Membership Committee, May 1992-present
Elected to Board of Directors 1998

Common Ground Solutions, Inc. Founding Board of Directors Member 1996-present.
Co-Director, Theme Day, Annual STFM Conference, St. Louis, 1992.
Coordinator, Systems Thinking and Learner-Centered Learning: An Integrated Approach to Teaching Interviewing, Amelia Island, FL, March 1993, March 1994, Atlanta 1994.

Director, Theme Day on Continuity - Annual STFM Conference, Atlanta 1994.
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Family Conference and Annual Conference, March and May 1994, Amelia Island, FL and Atlanta, GA, Co-Director of faculty development workshop on "Patient Doctor Communication Skills"

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Annual Conference, Theme Day, May, l997, Boston, MA, Co-director of faculty development workshop on Patient-centered Medicine: The History, the Evidence, the Model


National faculty development workshop, Course director, "Teaching Patient-Centered Communication," June 12-14, 1997 Philadelphia, PA.

Develop NBME funded "Evaluation of a Competency Rating System for Assessing High Impact Communication Skills," July 1998-2000.

Second National Faculty Development Workshop, Course director, "Teaching Patient-Centered Communication," October 18-20, 1998, Johnson City, TN.

Third National Faculty Development Workshop, Course director, "Teaching Patient-Centered Communication," August 28-30, 1999, Madison, WI.

Fourth National Faculty Development Pre-conference Workshop, Course director, "Teaching Patient-Centered Communication," STFM Annual Conference, April 28-29, 2001, Denver, CO

Invited Participant, Bayer Fetzer Institute Conference on Teaching Communications Skills, "Communication Skills in Medical Education," May 1999, February 2000, May 2001, Kalamazoo, MI.

Fifth National Faculty Development Workshop, Course director, "Teaching Patient-Centered Communication," November 15 - 17, 2002, Seattle, WA.

CONSULTATION/VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS:

American Medical Student Association, March 1992 - July 1994
Consulted on an interactive format module designed to attract persons into primary care careers, particularly in community-based practices in underserved areas.

East Carolina University College of Medicine, May 1992 - December 1994
Project on doctor patient communications, Ann Jobe, MD, Director.

Roanoke Family Practice Residency, August 1994
Faculty development - Patient Centered Interviewing.

University of Rochester, November 1994, including presentations to Dr. Eagles, Psychosocial Grand Rounds. Visiting Professor to Program for Biopsychosocial Studies.

Mountain Area Health Education Center Residency in Family Medicine, Asheville, NC February 1995, "Patient Centered Interviewing"

Carolina's Medical Center, Department of Family Medicine, Charlotte, NC,
March 2-3, 1998.

Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, January 19-21, 1999. "Doctor-Patient Communications."

Duke Conference on Hormone Replacement Therapy, Long Beach, CA, March 18-21, 1999 and in Atlanta, GA, April 16-18, 1999. "Reaching Common Ground"

Invited participant, Bayer Fetzer Institute Conference on Teaching Communications Skills, Kalamazoo, MI, May 11-14, 1999. "Communications Skills in Medical Education."

Tulane Medical School, New Orleans, LA, "Determining the Reliability and Validity of Assessing Communication Skills," April 2000, April 2001.

East Carolina University, Faculty Development, Greenville, N C, May 14-15, 2000.

Wake Forest University, Dept. of Family Medicine, August 23-24, 2001.
Faculty development workshop on teaching communication.

St. Louis University, Dept. of Community and Family Medicine, December 3-6, 2001. Consultant for faculty development on teaching communications and using standardized patients.

Fort Collins Family Practice Center, Faculty Development Consultation, March 17-20, 2001, Fort Collins, CO.

In His Image Residency Center, Tulsa, OK. Consultant for faculty development on teaching communications and using standardized patients. June 6-9, 2002

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