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Articles by members of the Communications Skills Program

Health, illness, men and masculinities (HIMM): a theoretical framework for understanding men and their health. Journal of Men’s Health
Evans J, Frank B, Oliffe J,Gregory D.
2011; l8(1): 7-15.

Lifestyle counseling in primary care: opportunities and challenges for changing practice.
Sargeant J, Vallis M, Ferrier S, MacLeod H.
Medical Teacher. 2008; 14(1): 1-7.

Assessment of a matched-pair instrument to examine doctor-patient communication skills in practicing doctors.
Campbell G, Lockyer J, Laidlaw T, MacLeod H.
Medical Education. 2007; 41:123-129.

What makes a physician an exemplary communicator in patient-physician encounters? Patient Education and Counseling
Laidlaw TS, Kaufman D, Sargeant J, MacLeod H, Simpson D.
2007; 68:153–160.

Effects of resident characteristics, attitudes, prior training and clinical knowledge on communication skills performance.
Laidlaw T, Kaufman DM, MacLeod H, van Zanten S, Simpson D, Wrixon W. Medical Education, January 2006; 40:18-25

Role Modeling in Physician Formation: Reconsidering an Essential but Untapped Educational Strategy.
Kenny N, Mann K, MacLeod H.
Academic Medicine, 2003; 78;1203-1210.

Implementing a communication skills program in medicine: program evaluation and program change.
Laidlaw T, MacLeod H, Kaufman DM, Langille DB, Sargeant J.
Medical Education. 2002; 36: 115-124

The inclusion of ethics, law and communication issues in genetics education: A survey of Canadian medical schools.
Laidlaw T, Baylis F, Downie J, MacLeod H, Ludman MD.
Canadian College of Medical Genetics Newsletter. Special Insert August 2001.

Patient satisfaction with their family physician's communication skills: a Nova Scotia survey.
Laidlaw T, Kaufman DM, MacLeod H, Sargeant J, Langille D.
Academic Medicine. 2001; 76(10): S77-S79.

Differences in medical students' attitudes and self-efficacy regarding patient-doctor communication.
Kaufman DM, Laidlaw T, Langille DB, Sargeant J, MacLeod, H.
Academic Medicine. 2001; 76(2): 188.

Faculty attitudes towards medical communication and their perceptions of students' communication skills training at Dalhousie University.
Langille DB, Kaufman DM, Laidlaw T, Sargeant J, MacLeod H.
Medical Education. 2001; 35:548-554.

Communication skills in medical school: Exposure, confidence and performance.
Kaufman DM, Laidlaw T, MacLeod H.
Academic Medicine (suppl), 2000; Vol. 75(10): S90-S92.

Alternative and complementary medicine in Canadian medical schools: a survey.
Ruedy J, Kaufman DM, MacLeod H.
Canadian Medical Association Journal, 1999; 160(6):816-817.

Medical Education Initiatives in Communication Skills.
Kurtz S, Laidlaw T, Makoul G, Schnabl G.
Journal of Cancer Prevention and Control. 1999; 3(1): 37-45.