Dr. Boyle's main interest is in doctor-patient communication. He has worked extensively
with the Foundations of Medicine program over the last seven years teaching medical students
effective and empathetic communication. In addition, Dr. Boyle has been a national speaker on issues such as communication and dealing with difficult patients. He has also worked with
Copic Insurance Company on their physician education program on the same issues.
Boyle DJ Ten tips for better communication in Rheumatology. The Rheumatologist June 2012
Disclosure of adverse events in the United States and Canada: an update, and a proposed framework for improvement.
Wu AW, Boyle DJ, Wallace G, Mazor KM. J Public Health Res. 2013 Dec 1;2(3):e32. doi: 10.4081/jphr.2013.e32. eCollection 2013 Dec 1. Review
Boyle Dennis J Chapter on Cognition in medicine and cognitive error Patient Safety in surgery 2014
Wu AW1, McCay L, Levinson W, Iedema R, Wallace G, Boyle DJ, McDonald TB, Bismark MM, Kraman SS, Forbes E, Conway JB, Gallagher TH Disclosing Adverse events to patients: International norms and trends PMID 24717530, J Patient Saf. 2014 Apr 8. Epub ahead of print
Boyle DJ Ten tips for prescribing opioids The Rheumatologist December 2014
Boyle DJ Medication non-adherence in Rheumatology The Rheumatologist April 2015
Boyle DJ Conflict in the Rheumatology office The Rheumatologist July 2015
Boyle DJ Why Surgeons Get Sued: A Risk Management Perspective Patient safety and risk management book Stahel 2015