ACT Program COVID Updates

Re-ACT Presentation

ACT Director, Tom Carroll, will be presenting at URMC’s Unmasked conference on Thursday, 5/28, in the 1-2pm hour on Remote ACT (Re-ACT), which is our effort to help our friends and colleagues prepare for difficult conversations around COVID.  Please join us!

See also our ACT for COVID resources page

Thank You!

We very much appreciate the opportunity to help our friends and colleagues prepare for communication challenges of the COVID crisis.  We are fortunate to have not had a “surge” similar to other parts of the country and world, and our thoughts and prayers are with everyone effected.

Given that the success of our ACT for COVID Zoom sessions exceeded our expectations and that the COVID crisis has lessened for the time being, we are going to suspend Zoom sessions after April 30.

We remain available, and happily willing, to discuss communication challenges and successes.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us here!

Our ACT for COVID resources will also  remain freely available for anyone who is interested, please feel free to share them with friends and colleagues!

Program Updates

21 April 2020 – Thank you to our wonderful PR team for helping us get the word out to the UR Med community!

14 April 2020 – Check out WXXI’s interview with our very own Dr. Rob Horowitz!

8 April 2020 – Webinar on Monday, 14 April at 12:30pm with Tony Back…don’t miss it!

3 April 2020 – Communication Skills in the Age of COVID-19Our friends at VitalTalk have published a concise commentary on communicating in the age of COVID…

27 March 2020 – ACT for COVID-19 UpdateThe ACT Program is working with leadership across URMC to support our front line friends and colleagues as we prepare for the very real possibility of a surge in COVID-related admissions…

14 March 2020 – Plan for Scheduled ACT Courses

Dear Friends,

In order to help with COVID-19 transmission prevention measures, the ACT Program will take the following steps:

  1. The ACT Course scheduled for March 26 & 27 is CANCELED. We will be in touch with those scheduled for this course to reschedule…
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