University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

PalliTALK and WeTALK Communication Workshops


PalliTALK is a high-quality and well-respected simulation-based workshop designed for practitioners who want to dramatically increase their comfort and confidence in common and challenging clinical situations with seriously ill patients and families.

Participants will return from the workshop with an individualized learning plan and increased self-awareness and self-efficacy related to their communication skills. Topics include:

  • Serious news discussions
  • Dealing with conflict
  • High risk shared decision making with Best Case/Worst Case
  • Major transitions in care
  • Family meetings
  • Responding to emotion
Dr. Toby Campbell in a WeTalk session


WeTALK is an interactive, specialty-specific simulation that teaches effective ways of communicating with patients about serious illness. It's a personalized, resource intense, learner-centered education approach with proven effectiveness in changing behaviors.

WeTALK Workshop Creators

Ellen and Peter O. Johnson Chair in Palliative Care

Director of Education Innovation and Scholarship

Pallitalk workshop

Host a Workshop

Have you heard about PalliTALK or WeTALK and would like to bring it to your group? We would love to hear from you!

Please contact:

Matt Kronberger, MS
Palliative Care Education Coordinator