Graduate Degree

  • Smith College , Northampton , MA

Graduate Degree

Clinical Effectiveness
  • Harvard School of Public Health , Boston , MA

Medical School

  • Harvard Medical School , 1991 , Boston , MA


  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA


  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA


  • Massachusetts General Hospital , Boston , MA


  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)


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  1. Rider EA, Comeau M, Truog RD, Boyer K, Meyer EC. Identifying intangible assets in interprofessional healthcare organizations: feasibility of an asset inventory. J Interprof Care. 2018 Nov 11; 1-4. View abstract
  2. Rider EA, Gilligan MC, Osterberg LG, Litzelman DK, Plews-Ogan M, Weil AB, Dunne DW, Hafler JP, May NB, Derse AR, Frankel RM, Branch WT. Healthcare at the Crossroads: The Need to Shape an Organizational Culture of Humanistic Teaching and Practice. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Jul; 33(7):1092-1099. View abstract
  3. Branch WT, Frankel RM, Hafler JP, Weil AB, Gilligan MC, Litzelman DK, Plews-Ogan M, Rider EA, Osterberg LG, Dunne D, May NB, Derse AR. A Multi-Institutional Longitudinal Faculty Development Program in Humanism Supports the Professional Development of Faculty Teachers. Acad Med. 2017 12; 92(12):1680-1686. View abstract
  4. Branch WT, Weil AB, Gilligan MC, Litzelman DK, Hafler JP, Plews-Ogan M, Rider EA, Osterberg LG, Dunne D, Derse AR, Pittman JR, Frankel RM. How physicians draw satisfaction and overcome barriers in their practices: "It sustains me". Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Dec; 100(12):2320-2330. View abstract
  5. Brown SD, Rider EA, Jamieson K, Meyer EC, Callahan MJ, DeBenedectis CM, Bixby SD, Walters M, Forman SF, Varrin PH, Forbes P, Roussin CJ. Development of a Standardized Kalamazoo Communication Skills Assessment Tool for Radiologists: Validation, Multisource Reliability, and Lessons Learned. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Aug; 209(2):351-357. View abstract
  6. Amaral AB, Rider EA, Lajolo PP, Tone LG, Pinto RM, Lajolo MP, Calhoun AW. Development of a Brazilian Portuguese adapted version of the Gap-Kalamazoo communication skills assessment form. Int J Med Educ. 2016 Dec 11; 7:400-405. View abstract
  7. Truog RD, Brown SD, Browning D, Hundert EM, Rider EA, Bell SK, Meyer EC. Microethics: the ethics of everyday clinical practice. Hastings Cent Rep. 2015 Jan-Feb; 45(1):11-7. View abstract
  8. Peterson EB, Calhoun AW, Rider EA. The reliability of a modified Kalamazoo Consensus Statement Checklist for assessing the communication skills of multidisciplinary clinicians in the simulated environment. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Sep; 96(3):411-8. View abstract
  9. Rider EA, Kurtz S, Slade D, Longmaid HE, Ho MJ, Pun JK, Eggins S, Branch WT. The International Charter for Human Values in Healthcare: an interprofessional global collaboration to enhance values and communication in healthcare. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Sep; 96(3):273-80. View abstract
  10. Longmaid HE, Branch WT, Rider EA. Compassion: necessary but not sufficient. Acad Med. 2013 Sep; 88(9):1197. View abstract
  11. Leichtner AM, Gillis LA, Gupta S, Heubi J, Kay M, Narkewicz MR, Rider EA, Rufo PA, Sferra TJ, Teitelbaum J. NASPGHAN guidelines for training in pediatric gastroenterology. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Jan; 56 Suppl 1:S1-8. View abstract
  12. Rider EA. Moral counseling: Discussing ethical issues in pediatric practice with your patients and families. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2012; 59(6):970-971. View abstract
  13. Amaral ABCN, Lajolo PP, Rider EA, Pinto RMC, Dib NFS, Paro BMS, Silva CHM. Boa comunicação em Pediatria: encurtando caminhos entre o paciente e a equipe de saude (Good communication in Pediatrics: shortening paths between the patient and healthcare team). Revista Brasileira de Hematologia e Hemoterapia (Brazilian Journal of Hematology and Hemotherapy). 2012; 34(sup 1):17-18. View abstract
  14. Swartz J, King HS, Rider EA. Behavioral health screening and referral in the pediatric office. Pediatr Ann. 2011 Dec; 40(12):610-6. View abstract
  15. Rider EA. Advanced communication strategies for relationship-centered care. Pediatr Ann. 2011 Sep; 40(9):447-53. View abstract
  16. Lamiani G, Meyer EC, Leone D, Vegni E, Browning DM, Rider EA, Truog RD, Moja EA. Cross-cultural adaptation of an innovative approach to learning about difficult conversations in healthcare. Med Teach. 2011; 33(2):e57-64. View abstract
  17. Rider EA. Communication. In: Rudolph C, Lister G, Gershon A, First L, Rudolph A, eds. Rudolph’s Pediatrics, 22nd edition. 2011; NY: McGraw-Hill, 2011. View abstract
  18. Rider EA, Hatem D, Branch W, Reis S. Writing the physician’s tale: sharing stories and publishing your narratives. Medical Encounter. 2011; 25(3):177. View abstract
  19. Rider EA, Slade D, Kurtz S, Flynn E, Ho M-J, Woodward-Kron R, Branch W . An International Collaborative on Communication: connecting research, education and practice. Medical Encounter. 2011; 25(3):111. View abstract
  20. Browning DM, Comeau M, Kishimoto S, Varrin P, Ward E, Rider EA, Meyer EC. Parents and interprofessional learning in pediatrics: integrating personhood and practice. J Interprof Care. 2011 Mar; 25(2):152-3. View abstract
  21. Calhoun AW, Rider EA, Peterson E, Meyer EC. Multi-rater feedback with gap analysis: an innovative means to assess communication skill and self-insight. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Sep; 80(3):321-6. View abstract
  22. Rider EA, Nawotniak RH. A Practical Guide to Teaching and Assessing the ACGME Core Competencies, Second Edition. 2010; 394 pages. View abstract
  23. Rider EA. Interpersonal and Communication Skills. In: Rider EA, Nawotniak RH. A Practical Guide to Teaching and Assessing the ACGME Core Competencies, 2nd edition. 2010; 1-137. View abstract
  24. Rider EA. Professionalism. In: Rider EA, Nawotniak RH. A Practical Guide to Teaching and Assessing the ACGME Core Competencies, 2nd edition. 2010; 287-363. View abstract
  25. Browning DM, Comeau M, Kishimoto S, Varrin P, Ward E, Rider A, Meyer EC. Parents as practitioners in pediatrics. Med Teach. 2010; 32(7):620. View abstract
  26. Calhoun A, Rider EA, Peterson E, Meyer EC . 360-degree assessment with gap analysis: an innovative means to assess communication skill and self-insight. Medical Encounter. 2010; 24(1):60. View abstract
  27. Brown SD, Meyer EC, Browning DM, Rider EA, Zaccagnini L, Truog RD. Difficult conversations in Maternal-Fetal Care: a relational learning approach to the ethics of communication. Medical Encounter. 2010; 24(1):17. View abstract
  28. Calhoun AW, Rider EA, Meyer EC, Lamiani G, Truog RD. Assessment of communication skills and self-appraisal in the simulated environment: feasibility of multirater feedback with gap analysis. Simul Healthc. 2009; 4(1):22-9. View abstract
  29. Calhoun AW, Rider EA. Engagement and listening skills: identifying learning needs. Med Educ. 2008 Nov; 42(11):1134-1135. View abstract
  30. Lamiani G, Meyer EC, Rider EA, Browning DM, Vegni E, Mauri E, Moja EA, Truog RD. Assumptions and blind spots in patient-centredness: action research between American and Italian health care professionals. Med Educ. 2008 Jul; 42(7):712-20. View abstract
  31. Rider EA, Brashers VL, Costanza ME. Using interprofessional team-based learning to develop health care policy. Med Educ. 2008 May; 42(5):519-20. View abstract
  32. Rider EA, Volkan K, Hafler JP. Pediatric residents' perceptions of communication competencies: Implications for teaching. Med Teach. 2008; 30(7):e208-17. View abstract
  33. Rider EA. Communication Competencies in the Clinical Encounter: How to Teach, Assess, and Integrate Communication Competencies into the Curriculum. 2007. View abstract
  34. Rider EA, Nawotniak RH, Smith GD. A Practical Guide to Teaching and Assessing the ACGME Core Competencies. [Book]. 2007; Marblehead: HCPro, Inc, 238 pp. View abstract
  35. RIder EA. Invisible (A teaching narrative on understanding the family’s perspective). Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007; 14(12):1199-1200. View abstract
  36. Rider EA, Hinrichs MM, Lown BA. A model for communication skills assessment across the undergraduate curriculum. Med Teach. 2006 Aug; 28(5):e127-34. View abstract
  37. Rider EA, Keefer CH. Communication skills competencies: definitions and a teaching toolbox. Med Educ. 2006 Jul; 40(7):624-9. View abstract
  38. Rider EA, Brashers V. Team-based learning: a strategy for interprofessional collaboration. Med Educ. 2006 May; 40(5):486-7. View abstract
  39. Rider EA. Privates (A teaching narrative on talking with children and their parents about difficult topics). BMJ. 2006; 332:792. View abstract
  40. Rider EA, Hafler JP. Resident as Teacher Initiative Website. Harvard Medical School. eCommons and myCourses. 2006. View abstract
  41. Rider EA. Communication and relationships with children and parents. In: Novack, DH, Clark W, Saizow R, Daetwyler C, eds. an interactive learning resource for healthcare communication.[Interactive on-line module]. 2006. View abstract
  42. Rider EA. Balancing Act: Parenting and Medical Training. In: When You Don't Fit The Mold...Make A New One: Personal Stories of Women Physicians. 2006; 113-118. View abstract
  43. Rider EA. Nemo on vacation (A teaching narrative on communication with children about unexpected circumstances). Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005; 159(7):606. View abstract
  44. Rider EA. The examination (A teaching narrative on communicating with and examining young children in the pediatric visit). Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005; 159(5):414. View abstract
  45. Rider EA. Communicating with children during the pediatric visit. Medical Encounter. 2005; 19:46-47. View abstract
  46. Rider EA. The Communication Skills Competency: Teaching and Assessment. Website. eCommons, Harvard Medical School. 2005. View abstract
  47. Hatem D, Rider EA. Sharing stories: narrative medicine in an evidence-based world. Patient Educ Couns. 2004 Sep; 54(3):251-3. View abstract
  48. Rider EA, Lown BA, Hinrichs MM. Teaching communication skills. Med Educ. 2004 May; 38(5):558-9. View abstract
  49. Rider EA. Does your heart go on vacation? (A teaching narrative on listening and talking with pediatric patients). BMJ. 2004; 328:890. View abstract
  50. Rider EA. Teaching medicine through student self-reflection. Focus: Harvard Medical, Dental, and Public Health Schools. 2004; (Feb 20). View abstract
  51. Rider EA, Longmaid HE. A model for merging residency programmes during health care consolidations: a course for success. Med Educ. 2003 Sep; 37(9):794-801. View abstract
  52. Rider EA. A time for change: Innovative pathways for residency training. In: Chin E. This Side of Doctoring: Reflections from Women in Medicine, 1st edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2003. View abstract
  53. Rider EA. Danny's mother: a lesson in humility. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Mar; 157(3):228. View abstract
  54. Rider EA, Lown BA, Hinrichs MM. Communication in Clinical Encounters. Course for 3rd year students and teaching faculty. 11 interactive web-based teaching modules on communication skills, MyCourses, Harvard Medical School. 2003. View abstract
  55. Rider EA, Hinrichs MM. Teaching communication skills: assessment and reflective feedback. Web-based faculty development teaching module, MyCourses, Harvard Medical School. 2003. View abstract
  56. Rider EA. Builds a relationship. Web-based teaching module for medical students, Communication in Clinical Encounters Course, MyCourses, Harvard Medical School. 2003. View abstract
  57. Rider EA, Hafler JP. Resident as Teacher Initiative. Website. eCommons, Harvard Medical School. 2002. View abstract
  58. Rider EA. Twelve strategies for effective communication and collaboration in medical teams. BMJ Career Focus. 2002; 325:S45. View abstract
  59. Rider EA. It's because they didn't know our names. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Jun; 156(6):531. View abstract
  60. Rider EA, Perrin JM. Performance profiles: the influence of patient satisfaction data on physicians' practice. Pediatrics. 2002 May; 109(5):752-7. View abstract
  61. Rider EA, Cooke M, Lowenstein D. The Academies Collaborative: sharing a new model for medical education. Acad Med. 2002 May; 77(5):455. View abstract
  62. Hafler JP, Rider EA. Teaching materials for pediatric residents: three modules – the student-teacher relationship, teaching in small groups, and giving and receiving feedback. In: Edwards JC, Friedland JA, Bing-You RG. Residents' teaching skills. 2002; NY: Springer, pp. 187-245. View abstract
  63. Participants in the Bayer–Fetzer Conference on Physician–Patient Communication in Medical Education. Essential elements of communication in medical encounters: the Kalamazoo Consensus Statement. Academic Medicine. 2001; 76:390-393. View abstract
  64. Rider EA, Federman DD, Hafler JP. Residents as teachers--a faculty development approach to programme development. Med Educ. 2000 Nov; 34(11):955-6. View abstract
  65. Rider EA, Bithoney WG. Medical assessment and management and the organization of medical services. In: Kessler DB, Dawson P, eds. Failure to thrive and pediatric undernutrition: a transdisciplinary approach. 1999; Baltimore: P H. Brooks, 173-93. View abstract
  66. Rider E, Samuels R, Wilson K, Homer C. Physical growth, infant nutrition, breastfeeding, and general nutrition. Curr Opin Pediatr. 1996 Jun; 8(3):293-7. View abstract
  67. Longmaid HE, Rider EA. Feedback and performance improvement in clinical medical education. JAMA. 1995; 274:1092. View abstract
  68. Rider EA, Longmaid HE. Guidelines for clinical teachers receiving feedback from learners. JAMA. 1995; 274:996. View abstract
  69. Rider EA, Longmaid HE. Giving constructive feedback. JAMA. 1995; 274:867. View abstract
  70. Rider EA, Longmaid HE. Feedback in clinical medical education: Guidelines for learners on receiving feedback. JAMA. 1995; 274:938. View abstract
  71. Rider EA. Synthetic sport shorts folliculitis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1994 Nov; 148(11):1230-1. View abstract
  72. Rider EA. How to arrange a shared or part-time residency. J Am Med Womens Assoc (1972). 1992 Sep-Oct; 47(5):138-9. View abstract
  73. Rider EA. The stresses of graduate medical education: a look at the problems, solutions, and the facts of family life [Thesis]. 1991. View abstract
  74. Longmaid HE, Rider E, Tymkiw J. Lupus nephritis. New sonographic findings. J Ultrasound Med. 1987 Feb; 6(2):75-9. View abstract
  75. Jacobson AM, Beardslee W, Hauser ST, Noam GG, Powers SI, Houlihan J, Rider E. Evaluating ego defense mechanisms using clinical interviews: an empirical study of adolescent diabetic and psychiatric patients. J Adolesc. 1986 Dec; 9(4):303-19. View abstract
  76. Beardslee WR, Jacobson AM, Hauser ST, Noam GG, Powers S, Houlihan J, Rider E. An approach to evaluating adolescent adaptive processes: Validity of an interview-based measure. J Youth Adolesc. 1986 Oct; 15(5):355-75. View abstract
  77. Longmaid HE, Tymkiw J, Rider EA. Sonographic diagnosis of a chylous mesenteric cyst. J Clin Ultrasound. 1986 Jul-Aug; 14(6):458-60. View abstract
  78. Beardslee W, Jacobson A, Hauser S, Noam G, Powers S, Houlihan J, Rider E. An approach to evaluating adolescent adaptive processes: Validity of an interview-based measure. J Youth Adolesc. 1986; 15:355-375. View abstract