Publications

Publications

Abstracts

Ardelt, M, Plews-Ogan M, Owens J. Growth through Adversity: Exploring possible Pathways to Mental Health. Society for the Study of Human Development International Symposium on Stress, Growth and Resilience Across the Life Course.  Fort Lauderdale Florida. November 2013

Harmon R, Thompson-Heisterman A, Haizlip J. May N, Plews-Ogan M, Williams A. Transforming culture using appreciative communication. Accepted for poster presentation, International Conference on Communication in Healthcare. Montreal, Canada. October 2013.

May N, Plews-Ogan M, Nees M, Winstead-Derlega C, Zimmerman P, Dillingham R, Davis M, Nadkarni M. Call2Health: Harnessing the positive power of African-American social support in diabetes self-care. Accepted for oral presentation, International Conference on Communication in Healthcare. Montreal, Canada. October 2013.

May N., Plews-Ogan M. Talking (or not talking) about medical error.  Oral abstract presentation to the International Conference on Communication in Health Care, Chicago IL.  October 2011.  This abstract was also chosen for invited paper submission to the journal Patient Education and Counseling.

Plews-Ogan M., May N. Wisdom in Medicine: the path through adversity.  Oral abstract presentation to the International Conference on Communication in Health Care, Chicago, IL.  October 2011. This abstract was chosen for invited paper submission to the journal Patient Education and Counseling.

Books

Appreciative Inquiry in Healthcare: Positive Questions to Bring Out the Best.
May N, Becker D, Frankel R, Haizlip J, Harmon R, Plews-Ogan M, Schorling J, Williams A, Whitney D. Crown Custom Publishing; Brunswick, OH: 2011.
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Choosing Wisdom:  Strategies and Inspiration for Growing through Life-Changing Difficulties
Margaret Plews-Ogan, Justine E. Owens, and Natalie May
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Wisdom Leadership in Academic Health Science Centers: Leading Positive Change
Edited by Margaret Plews-Ogan and Gene Beyt
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Articles

Plews-Ogan M*, Owens J, May N. Wisdom through adversity: growing and learning in the wake of an error. Patient Education and Counseling. 2013; 91:236-242.

Plews-Ogan M. What is wisdom? Big Questions Online (https://www.bigquestionsonline.com) March 2013.

Helms AS, Perez TE, Baltz J, Donowitz G, Hoke G, Bass E, Plews-Ogan ML*. Use of an appreciative inquiry approach to improve resident sign out in an era of multiple shift changes. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 27(3): 287-91.

Harmon R, Plews-Ogan M, Williams A, Fontaine D. Achieving transformational change: using appreciative inquiry for strategic planning in a school of nursing. J Prof Nurs March/April 2012; 28(2): 119-124.

Haizlip J, May N, Schorling J, Williams A, Plews-Ogan M. The negativity bias, medical education and the culture of academic medicine: A perspective on why culture change is hard. Academic Medicine. 2012; 87(9): 1205-1209. Recipient of the Professionalism Prize of the ABIM.

May N, Plews-Ogan M. Talking (or Not Talking) in the wake of a medical mistake. Patient Education and Counseling. 2012; 88(3) 449-454.

Becker D, May NB, Plews-Ogan M. Forgive me: medical error and the poetics of forgiveness. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 2012; 55(3): 339-349.

Haizlip JA, McDaniel CD, Williams A, Angle JF, Keefe-Jankowski C, May NB, Schorling JB, Whitney D, Plews-Ogan M. Successful adaptation of appreciative inquiry for academic medicine. AI Practitioner. 2010;12(3) 44-48. (electronic publication).

Plews-Ogan M, May N, Schorling J, Becker D, Frankel R, Graham E, Haizlip J, Hostler S, Pollart S, Howell RE. Feeding the good wolf: Appreciative inquiry and graduate medical education. ACGME eBulletin November, 2007; 5-8.