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
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).
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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