Social and Behavioral Influences on Clinical Communication and Pain Management (2015-2017)

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Funded by NIH - Department of Health and Human Services

Funding Years: 2015-2017

The major goals of this project are to identify the degree to which social disparities exist in physicians' communication about important clinical issues with patients with serious and life-limiting illnesses. This project also studies patient communication behaviors that exacerbate or attenuate those disparities. Results from this research will inform interventions for physicians and patients to promote better communication and thereby reduce or eliminate social disparities in care.

PI(s): Jennifer Griggs

Co-I(s): Masahito Jimbo