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Clear expectations make better doctors

Since hospitals have taken on the onerous task of trying to define and implement quality, it is time for medical education to do the same. ... It is clear to me, however, that medical educators need to start thinking about medical education in terms of
April 2010

Longer shifts proposed for first-year residents

An increase in the allowed shift length for first-year residents was among the changes recently proposed in a public letter from the CEO of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical ... Education (ACGME).
November 2016

Teach trainees more thought, less waste

Shah, MD, MPP, assistant professor at Harvard Medical School in Boston and founder of Costs of Care, a nonprofit organization focused on helping clinicians provide better care at lower cost. ... Braddock III, MD, MACP, vice dean for medical education at
March 2015

July change in physician trainees increases mortality, lowers efficiency

Researchers reviewed 39 studies to determine the effect of the annual changeovers on patient outcomes including mortality, morbidity, medical errors and efficiency. ... Medical Education's accreditation standards, but “require political will and
July 2011

Be smart about smartphone use

They can be a very valuable tool in medical education and patient care. ... In fact, there are now medical schools and residencies that are requiring their trainees to own smartphones.
January 2013

Patient safety, resident sleep do not appear to differ with flexible vs. standard duty hours

The iCOMPARE (Individualized Comparative Effectiveness of Models Optimizing Patient Safety and Resident Education) trial assessed patient safety and resident sleep and alertness at 63 U.S. ... internal medicine residency programs during the 2015-2016
March 2019

The meaning of mergers

Potential changes include hospitalists being relied upon to anticipate and address a patient's medical care needs not just in the hospital but during the initial weeks following discharge. ... To better prepare the next generation of hospitalists, Dr.
May 2019

Discover and defeat your diagnostic errors

Traditional medical education has not focused much on this process of clinical reasoning, according to Robert Trowbridge, MD, FACP, director of undergraduate medical education in the department of medicine at Maine ... Medical Center in Portland and an
July 2017

Not all doctors fully disclose errors, pharma ties, bad prognoses, survey finds

out by the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation's Charter on Medical Professionalism. ... That charter was coauthored by the American College of Physicians and later endorsed by more than 100 groups worldwide, as well as the Accreditation
February 2012

We are helpers more than healers

During one of these sessions, I had an encounter with a patient that emphasized to me the vital role of clinical experience in medical education and significantly altered my perception of ... Mr. Murphy is now a second-year medical student at the
August 2014

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