**Workshop - Always Use Teach-back! A Centerpiece of Organizational Health Literacy
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Tue
Mary Ann Abrams, M.D., M.P.H. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and GME Quality Improvement Medical Director and Primary Care Pediatrician at Nationwide Childrenâ€™s Hospital. She led Iowa Health Systemâ€™s (now UnityPoint Health) health literacy quality initiative and developed health literacy-related interventions and resources including an Always Use Teach-back! Toolkit, a guidebook on Building Health Literate Organizations, and online training. She co-chaired the American Academy of Pediatrics Health Literacy Project Advisory Committee, and served as co-editor and contributing author to the American Academy of Pediatricsâ€™ Plain Language Pediatrics. She has introduced a longitudinal health literacy curriculum at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and published on implementing health literacy-based interventions, pediatric health literacy, and partnering with patients and adult learners. Dr. Abrams graduated from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health, and University of Dayton.