Health Coaching: Practical Lessons from the Field

American Academy of Family Physicians

Wednesday Jun 26, 2013 02:00 pm EDT
United States

Engaging patients in effectively manage their health is essential to improving patient health outcomes. However, every practice faces those patients who require more support and training than can be provided in an office visit. Health coaches can play an important role in improving health outcomes for high risk patients.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Define the role of a health coach
  2. Identify how a health coach functions within a primary care team
  3. Identify primary lessons learned from utilizing both MA and RN Health Coaches


  • Amireh Ghorob, MPH
  • Lauren Scherer, MS

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