‘REFLECTION ROUNDS:’ FOSTERING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND PHYSICIAN WELLNESS THROUGH SELF-REFLECTION

Background: Self-reflection is an essential tool to foster professional and personal development during medical training. The inpatient setting presents specific challenges to developing physicians, as housestaff grapple to negotiate death and dying, difficult patient interactions, [...]

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“WHAT DO YOU NEED? : BUILDING A DEMAND- DRIVEN FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM WHILE HIGHLIGHTING YOUR GROUP’S STRENGTHS

Background: We are a large academic Hospital Medicine Group comprised of over 100 hospitalists at two tertiary care hospitals in an urban-suburban setting. Our group serves as the inpatient attendings for a large internal medicine [...]

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An Interdisciplinary Approach to Quality Improvement on the Inpatient Teaching Unit

Background: Interdisciplinary communication, quality improvment, and patient safety, are integral components to providing quality healthcare. Furthermore, the ACGME recognizes the importance of the learning and working environment, a culture of safety, and providing opportunities for [...]

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CREATING PEER-PEER SPECIFIC CASE REPORT FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE FELLOWS

Background: The Advanced Practice Fellowship at the University of Colorado Hospital is a 13-month post-graduate program designed to provide Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants with the medical knowledge and clinical skills necessary to practice hospital [...]

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DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A TWO-YEAR INTERNAL MEDICINE-PEDIATRICS HOSPITAL MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Background: In October 2016, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) officially recognized subspecialty certification for Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM). The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), which sponsored the subspecialty application, has established Training and [...]

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DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERPROFESSIONAL TEACHING UNIT AT DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Background: Research using the inpatient setting for interprofessional education (IPE) is sparse. At Duke Regional Hospital, the interprofessional team caring for general medicine teaching service patients includes residents, interns, medical students, physician assistant (PA) students, [...]

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HEALTH SYSTEMS, INFORMATICS AND QUALITY IMRPOVEMENT CURRICULUM PROVIDES FRESH IDEAS TO HOSPITAL MEDICINE QI PROJECTS

Background: Identifying system failures and contributing to a culture of safety and improvement has been recognized by the AAMC as a Core Entrustable Professional Activity (EPA) for entering residency. The AAMC has endorsed increased quality [...]

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HOW TO GET ON-BOARD: TEACHING COMMUNICATION SKILLS TO NEW HOSPITALIST HIRES IN AN ACADEDMIC MEDICAL CENTER

Background: Optimal patient care requires excellent patient communication skills. These skills are associated with improved patient satisfaction and adherence and may positively impact overall patient care and reduction in readmissions. Standardized patients (SPs) are commonly [...]

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Integration of a Novel Quality Improvement Curriculum into an Internal Medicine Residency Program

Background: Quality improvement (QI) has been recognized as a core component of medical resident training and progressive engagement with QI is required by the American Council of Graduate Medical Education’s Clinical Learning Environment Review. Prior [...]

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PREPARING FOR INDEPENDENT PRACTICE: AN EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION PROMOTING STRUCTURED CHART REVIEW, REFLECTION, AND FEEDBACK ON NIGHT ADMITTING ROTATIONS

Background: Feedback on clinical management and diagnostic accuracy may enhance physicians’ learning and reduce diagnostic error. Residents on night admitting rotations rarely receive feedback on their clinical management and seldom have the opportunity to reflect [...]

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Promoting Script-Based Problem Representation and Structured Oral Presentation to Teach Clinical Reasoning on A Hospitalist Service

Background: Early development of clinical reasoning and problem-solving competencies are essential in generating individualized, outcome-based, and cost-effective patient care plans (Nat Acad Press 2015). However, few medical schools and residency programs have an explicit curriculum [...]

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THE ‘VALUE-ADDED’ CAREER PITCH: ELECTIVE IN ACADEMIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE FOR SENIOR INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENTS

Background: Residents in Internal Medicine have traditionally taken electives that prepare or position them well for fellowships. Another purpose of elective time during residency is to expose the learner to career opportunities. As Hospital Medicine [...]

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