Medicine Works

Tired of sitting through boring trainings that do nothing to improve your daily struggles with patients, staff, administration and more? Medicine Works offers a fun, interactive training that participants found “‘tremendously’ relevant to the care of patients” (Shochet, et al)


Effective Medical Communication for Doctors, Nurses, Administration and Staff

With hands on activities, instant feedback, and practical learning, the engaging exercises in this workshop focus on presence, connection and blending, communication and collaboration. People are on their feet most of the time, playing, having fun, and learning what it means to be a better medical professional moment to moment.

Medicine Works is perfect for Medical Schools, Continuing Medical Education (CME), Practices, Insurance Programs, Hospitals, and more. Benefits include:

  • Improving patient care 
    • Increased patient compliance
    • Better outcomes
    • Higher value interactions
  • Malpractice Reduction
    • Increase rapport and connection
    • Learn tools to smoothly handle errors
  • Increase Interprofessional Collaboration
    • Improve communication and clarity
    • Increase collaboration and contribution from all team members
    • Reduce burnout by making everyone you work with a little more fun to be around

Medicine Works uses these tools and techniques to make big changes in a short amount of time:

  • Presence 
    • Be more open and flexible, ready to connect
    • Increase efficiency by focusing on the most important thing: the patient in front of you
    • Don’t get thrown by the unexpected
  • Blending
    • Learn how to blend verbally, physically, and emotionally with diverse audiences
    • Increase rapport, connection, and likability
    • Diffuse tense or charged situations
  • Communication
    • Learn the two words that will increase your collaborative abilities
    • Make sure you and the people you are working with are catching all the important information
    • Ask the right questions to get the most important information as quickly as possible

Click here to visit our main corporate training page to get a free quote!

About Shana Merlin

Merlin Works is the brainchild of Shana Merlin: improviser, teacher, and performer. Since 1996, she’s been leading classes that stretch people’s imaginations, push them out of their comfort zones, and make them laugh out loud for hours at a time.

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