Communication Curriculum

An experiential exercise in patient- and family-centered care

In the new world of Imaging 3.0 and value-based care, the much-awaited communication curriculum from the ACR is now available, offering the tools you need to train your residents and fellows to communicate with patients, families and physicians.

The formalized curriculum at your fingertips includes:

  • Essential elements of communication
  • Simulated patient/doctor scenarios (both text and video)
  • Kalamazoo communication skills assessment tool for radiology
  • Communication skills assessment tool: validation, reliability and lessons learned
  • Real patient experiences and letters from case-based educational sessions
You may customize the tools below for your students, residents, fellows or audience — or use the materials as is — to help them practice what they learn and sharpen their skills.

Educators' Visual Learning Toolkit

Educators' Toolkit for Visual Learning

These materials could be of use to any member who delivers presentations and does both formal and informal teaching as they learn to become the educators of the future.

Access the toolkit