Welcome to DocCom: An interactive learning resource for healthcare communication


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Worldwide use Evaluation Evaluation cont.
  • > 22,000 current users at > 75 institutions in 9 countries
  • DocCom.Japan features translation of all 42 DocCom modules in Japanese language. Click here for Japanese "about DocCom" page
  • DocCom.Deutsch features 12 modules in German language
  • DocCom.Brasil will feature 12 modules in Brazilian Portuguese


  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) supported production of module 30 as part of our standing as a NIDA Center of Excellence in Physician Information.
  • Medical and Psychological Aspects of Pregnancy Loss. DUCOM OBS/GYN and Drexel Dept. of Psychology
  • Depression Screening and Management in Primary Care. New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
  • Kurono S, Hanya M, Kamei H, Hasegawa Y. Evaluation of a web-based curriculum resource "DocCom" by pharmacy students' self-assessment. Pharmacy Education, 2015; 15 (1) 99 – 104.
  • Daetwyler C, Cohen D, Gracely E, Novack D. eLearning to enhance physician patient communication: A pilot test of "doc.com" and "WebEncounter" in teaching bad news delivery. Medical Teacher 2010; 32: e381-e390.
  • Varjavand N, Greco M, Novack DH, Schindler BA: Assessment of an Innovative Instructional Program to Return Non-Practicing Physicians to the Workforce. Medical Teacher April 2012; 17:1-7.
  • Romao GS, Couto LB, Bestetti RB, Grosseman S: Blended-learning training in communication skills using DocCom for primary care faculty in Brazil. Quality in Primary Care (2016) 24 (2): 81-82