Orit Karnieli-Miller elected as Academy of Communication in Healthcare Fellow
Department of Medical Education
Prof. Karnieli-Miller, PhD, is the Chair of the Department of Medical Education at the Faculty of Medicine. She received her Ph.D. in Social Work from Haifa University in Israel with a specialty in communication in healthcare. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Regenstrief Institute at Indiana University School of Medicine, focusing on professionalism and humanism in healthcare. Prof. Karnieli-Miller has been awarded numerous significant research grants and has published widely in leading peer-reviewed journals within the field of medical education and communication in healthcare. Prof. Karnieli-Miller explores the medical culture and focuses on its impact on medical students' identity formation. Her studies focus on enhancing students' moral courage to speak up when faced with professionalism and patient safety breaches to enhance humanistic, compassionate, and trustworthy medical care.