Publications and Presentations
Evans J, Frank B, Oliffe J,Gregory D. Health, illness, men and masculinities (HIMM): a theoretical framework for understanding men and their health. Journal of Menís Health 2011; l8(1): 7-15.
Sargeant J, Vallis M, Ferrier S, MacLeod H. Lifestyle counseling in primary care: opportunities and challenges for changing practice. Medical Teacher. 2008; 14(1): 1-7.
Campbell G, Lockyer J, Laidlaw T, MacLeod H. Assessment of a matched-pair instrument to examine doctor-patient communication skills in practising doctors. Medical Education. 2007; 41:123-129.
Laidlaw TS, Kaufman D, Sargeant J, MacLeod H, Simpson D. What makes a physician an exemplary communicator in patient-physician encounters? Patient Education and Counselling. 2007; 68:153Ė160.
Laidlaw T, Kaufman DM, MacLeod H, van Zanten S, Simpson D, Wrixon W. Effects of resident characteristics, attitudes, prior training and clinical knowledge on communication skills performance. Medical Education, January 2006:40:18-25
Kenny N, Mann K, MacLeod H. Role Modeling in Physician Formation: Reconsidering an Essential but Untapped Educational Strategy. Academic Medicine, 2003; 78;1203-1210.
Laidlaw T, MacLeod H, Kaufman DM, Langille DB, Sargeant J. Implementing a communication skills program in medicine: program evaluation and program change. Medical Education. 2002; 36: 115-124
Laidlaw T, Baylis F, Downie J, MacLeod H, Ludman MD. The inclusion of ethics, law and communication issues in genetics education: A survey of Canadian medical schools. Canadian College of Medical Genetics Newsletter. Special Insert August 2001.
Laidlaw T, Kaufman DM , MacLeod H, Sargeant J, Langille D. Patient satisfaction with their family physician's communication skills: a Nova Scotia survey. Academic Medicine. 2001; 76(10): S77-S79.
Kaufman DM, Laidlaw T, Langille DB, Sargeant J, MacLeod, H. Differences in medical students' attitudes and self-efficacy regarding patient-doctor communication. Academic Medicine. 2001; 76(2): 188.
Langille DB, Kaufman DM, Laidlaw T, Sargeant J, MacLeod H. Faculty attitudes towards medical communication and their perceptions of students' communication skills training at Dalhousie University. Medical Education . 2001; 35:548-554.
Kaufman DM, Laidlaw T, MacLeod H. Communication skills in medical school: Exposure, confidence and performance. Academic Medicine (suppl), 2000;Vol. 75(10): S90-S92.
Ruedy J, Kaufman DM, MacLeod H. Alternative and complementary medicine in Canadian medical schools: a survey. Canadian Medical Association Journal , 1999;160(6):816-817.
Kurtz S, Laidlaw T, Makoul G, Schnabl G. Medical Education Initiatives in Communication Skills. Journal of Cancer Prevention and Control. Vol.3:1, February 1999: 37-45.
Kaufman DM, Prime Walker B, Mann KV, & Andreou P. Development of Interviewing Skills in a Problem-Based Medical Curriculum. In Advances in Medical Education – Proceedings of the Ottawa Conference, 1997.
Kaufman DM, Prime Walker B, Mann KV, Andreou P. Development of Interviewing Skills in a Problem-Based Medical Curriculum. ACMC Forum, Newsletter of the Association of Canadian Medical Colleges, January 1997.
Evans J, Muir J, MacLeod H. When Things Go Wrong: Teaching How to Disclose Adverse Events, Canadian Conference on Medical Education, Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta, April 16th 2012.
Evans J. Teaching How to Disclose Adverse Events. Symposium of Medical/Health Education and Interprofessional Learning. Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine, March 2012.
MacLeod H. Making Evaluation Fairer for International Medical Graduates: Lessons Learned from Six Years of Delivering a Residency Wide Communication Skills Workshop. 13th Annual Symposium of Medical/Health Education and Interprofessional Learning. Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine, March 16, 2012.
MacLeod, H. Residentsí Experience and Perspectives of the Role Modeling of Patient Doctor Communication Skills. Symposium of Medical/Health Education and Interprofessional Learning. Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine, March 2011.
Macleod, H & Evans, J. Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration: Applying Research Findings to a Medical Education Workshop on Collaboration in Health Care Teams. Symposium of Medical/Health Education and Interprofessional Learning. Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine, March 2010.
Evans, J., MacLeod, H., Simpson, D. Medical Resident and Nurse Communication: Uneasy Relations. Canadian Conference on Medical Education, St. Johnís, NF. May, 2010.
Evans, J., & Gold, E. Cultivating the Communicator role in Clinical Clerks and Residents. Workshop. Canadian Conference on Medical Education, St. Johnís, NF. May, 2010.
Evans J, MacLeod H, Simpson CD. Factors influencing communication dynamics in the clinical setting: perspectives from residents, attending physicians and nurses. Symposium of Medical/Health Education and Interprofessional Learning. Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine, March 2009.
Laidlaw T, Kaufman D, MacLeod H, Sargeant J, Simpson J. What Makes a Physician an Exemplary Communicator in Patient/Physician Encounters? A Comparative Study between Exemplary and Less Exemplary Communicators. Ottawa Conference, New York, May 2006.
Laidlaw T, Campbell C, Lockyer J, MacLeod H, Lemire F, Kurtz S, Klass D, Page G. Piloting an Instrument to Assess Physician/Patient Communication Skills: A National Survey. Ottawa Conference, New York, May 2006.
MacLeod H, Laidlaw T, Murphy J. The Reliability and Validity of the Calgary Cambridge Guide as an Assessment Instrument in Medical Education. 7th Annual Symposium on Medical/Helath Profession Education and Interprofessional Learning. Dalhousie Medical School, April 2006.
Laidlaw T. Implementing a Communication Skills Program at Gazi Medical School. International Health Speaker Series, Dalhousie University, October, 2005.
Laidlaw T. CanMEDS Communicator Workshop. With S. Kurtz, L. Cooke, E. Keely. RSPSC Annual Conference, Vancouver, September, 2005.
Laidlaw T. The Physician as Communicator. Gazi University Medical School. Ankara Turkey, May, 2005.
Laidlaw T. Implementing a Communication Skills Program: A Workshop on Communication Skills in Medicine. With Professor Doctor Ercument Tekin, Vice-Dean of Medicine, Gazi University Medical School, Ankara Turkey, May, 2005
Laidlaw T, Kaufman DM, MacLeod H, Wrixon W, can Zanten S, Simpson D. The relationship between resident characteristics, attitudes, knowledge and communication skills performance. International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, Bruges, Belgium. September 2004.
Laidlaw T, Kaufman DM, Macleod HL, Wrixon W, Zanten sv, Simpson D. Evaluating the Evaluators: Communication Skills Assessment by Experts, Standardized Patients and Self Raters. R&D Presentation. Association of Canadian Medical Colleges Conference, Halifax, April 2004.
MacLeod H. Physician Performance Assessment: Findings and Parameters. Research Presentation. Division of Medical Education Symposium. Dalhousie University, April 2004.
Laidlaw T, Kaufman D, MacLeod H , Wrixon W, Zanten S, Simpson D. The relationship between communication skills and clinical knowledge. RIME, AAMC Conference, Washington, November 2003.
Laidlaw,T. Strategies for integrating a cross-curriculum communication skills training program into the medical curriculum. International Conference on Communication in Health Care, Warwick University. September 2002.
Laidlaw T, Frank B. Narratives in health care: An innovative approach to understanding illness, health and healing. Division of Medical Education Symposium on Medical Education, Dalhousie University, April 2002.
Sargeant J, Laidlaw T. Raising Awareness about the Importance of Communication as a Core Clinical skill. Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education. Charleston, SC, April 2002.
Laidlaw T, MacLeod H. A framework for integrating patient-physician communication skills training into the medical curriculum: The Dalhousie experience. American Academy for Physician and Patient, Baltimore MD, March 2002.
Laidlaw T, Kaufman DM, MacLeod H, Sargeant J, Langille DB. Patient Satisfaction with their Family Physician's Communication Skills: A Nova Scotia survey. Annual Research in Medical Education Conference, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington DC, November 2001.
Laidlaw T, Prime Walker B, Simpson CD, Sargeant J, MacLeod H, Kaufman D. Integrating Cross-Curriculum Communication Skills Training in Medical Education. International Conference on Health & Communication. Barcelona, Spain, September 2000.
Kaufman DM, Laidlaw T, Langille D, Sargeant J, MacLeod H. Communication Skills in Medical School: Changes in Student Attitude and Self-Efficacy. AAMC Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 1999.
Sargeant J, Laidlaw T, Kaufman DM, Langille D, MacLeod H. Nova Scotia Physicians Response to a Communication Skills Needs Assessment Study. Communication in Medicine Conference, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, July 1999.
Blake K, Mann KV, Wakefield S. How to Teach Adolescent Medicine Using Simulated Patients. AAMC Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 1998.
Laidlaw T, Sargeant J, Makoul G, Boon H & Kaufman D. Resources for Teaching Communication Skills in Health Care: Literature, Course and Instrument Databases. Conference on Communication Skills in Health Care, Amsterdam, June 1998.