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Principal Investigator: Marlon Mundt, PhD

PI Department: Family Medicine

Summary of Study: The study will use quantitative social network analysis to estimate the impact of social networks in primary care settings on work relationships, teamwork, and job satisfaction.

Objective: The purpose of the study is to examine the relationship system (or social network) in the primary care practice as a key component in establishing a healing relationship between clinician and patient

Study Design: The SNAP pilot project will survey clinicians and clinic staff about work interactions, communication, team climate, teamwork, and job satisfaction at 6 primary care practices-2 Family Medicine, 2 Internal Medicine, and 2 Pediatrics.

DFM Clinic(s): clinics choosing to participate

DFM Contact: Marlon Mundt, PhD

Date of Approval: March 2013

Dates of Study: ongoing