Anna K. Meyer, MD, FAAP, FACS is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Director of Medical Student Education in the UCSF Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. She received her medical degree from UCSF, completed her internship and residency at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and her fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago. She has spent her career refining and improving her ability to communicate well with children and their families and modeling and teaching these skills to residents and medical students. She has a strong interest in enhancing communication skills with patients among her fellow surgeons and supporting all care providers in their pursuit of an improved physician-patient relationship via evidence-based communication practices. Her goal as a facilitator in the Center for Enhancement of Communication in Healthcare is to encourage widespread usage of patient-centered communication in order to enable better patient care, facilitate patient-physician collaboration, improve provider practice satisfaction, and ultimately advance patient health outcomes.