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HM2018 Abstract Number: 70

THE IMPACT OF A HIGH VALUE CARE CURRICULUM FOR INTERNAL MEDICINE SUB-INTERNS

Background: Healthcare expenditures in the United States have grown from 5% of the gross domestic product in 1960 to nearly 18% in 2015. Despite spending more for healthcare than any other industrialized country, healthcare outcomes [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 67

ATTITUDES, KNOWLEDGE, AND CLINICAL APPLICATION OF POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND: A NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF INTERNS IN INTERNAL MEDICINE

Background: Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) significantly augments physical exam and improves medical management, and many medical schools across the United States are implementing undergraduate POCUS curricula. As a result, internal medicine (IM) residency programs [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 76

CLOSING THE LOOP: A MULTI-CENTER INITIATIVE THAT USES PEER-TO-PEER FEEDBACK TO IMPROVE DIAGNOSTIC REASONING IN MEDICAL TRAINEES

Background: Development of diagnostic reasoning is a critical component of medical education, and feedback related to clinical outcomes is an important means of calibrating one’s diagnostic decision-making. The hospital is a key training ground for [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 65

THE USE OF STANDARDIZED DISCHARGE EDUCATION ACROSS THE CONTINUUM OF CARE REDUCES HOSPITAL READMISSIONS

Background: Hospital readmission rates may be influenced by the level of healthcare literacy. Patients who lack an understanding of their diagnosis and warning signs have the potential to not seek medical care in a timely [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 47

LESSONS LEARNED FROM A RESIDENT-CREATED EXPERIENTIAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND PATIENT SAFETY CURRICULUM FOR MEDICAL AND NURSING STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO

Background: Quality improvement and patient safety (QI/PS) methods are being used to drive positive change in healthcare. To date, these efforts have led to slow and inconsistent change. Insufficient expertise remains a significant rate-limiting step [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 51

RESIDENT AND HOSPITALIST PERCEPTIONS OF OVERNIGHT TEACHING: TIME FOR IMPROVEMENT

Background: Duty hour restrictions for resident physicians have led to the ubiquity of night float systems. While this change has positively influenced well-being and supervision, limited studies indicate a negative impact of night float rotations [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 63

A CHARACTERIZATION OF RESIDENT WORK ROUNDS IN THE UNITED STATES

Background: Resident work rounds (RWR) serve as the venue for team-based patient interaction, subsequent patient care planning, and education through didactics and observation. However, the expectations of RWR are unclear; do residents continue to see [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 69

Resident Perceptions of Feedback and Teaching

Background: Feedback and teaching are critical to the development of clinical skills. Although they occur with regularity on medical wards, learners infrequently recognize them (Kogan et al. 2000). Feedback has been defined as providing information [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 55

A HYPOTENSION GROUP OBSERVED STANDARDIZED CLINICAL ENCOUNTER: ESTABLISHING A CULTURE OF PATIENT SAFETY FOR NEW INTERNS

Background: Incoming interns must understand the specific culture of safety at their new institution as well as processes that they are expected to know on day 1 of residency. As part of an immersive half-day [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 56

A SIMULATED FIRST NIGHT ON CALL: ESTABLISHING COMMUNITY AND A CULTURE OF PATIENT SAFETY FOR INCOMING INTERNS

Background: The transition from medical student to intern presents a major patient safety concern. Incoming interns must understand the specific culture of safety at their new institution and processes that they are expected to perform [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 81

IMPROVEMENT IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND IMAGE INTERPRETATION SKILLS IS SIMILAR FOR NOVICE FACULTY VS. TRAINEES AFTER BRIEF TRAINING COURSE

Background: Few studies have compared the effectiveness of brief training courses on point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) skill acquisition of novice faculty vs. trainees. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the change in POCUS image [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 79

SIMULATION-BASED MASTERY LEARNING IMPROVES LUMBAR PUNCTURE BUT NOT PARACENTESIS PERFORMANCE

Background: Lumbar puncture and paracentesis are core competencies in internal medicine, but residents frequently report discomfort performing these procedures unsupervised. Simulation-based training (SBT) has previously been shown to improve resident performance of lumbar punctures on [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 53

Hospital Medicine Attending Evaluations when Teaching in a Direct with Student Structure as Compared to a Traditional Ward Team Structure

Background: Attending evaluations by medical students have many implications including promotion, teaching opportunities, job satisfaction and reputation both for individuals and for groups. In addition to teaching on traditional ward teams with housestaff and students, [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 72

SURVEY ON KNOWLEDGE GAPS IN GOUT MANAGEMENT

Background: The prevalence of gout has risen in recent decades despite advancements in therapeutic options due to several reasons, including lack of adherence to treatment guidelines by physicians and patients’ poor perception and adherence to [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 62

National Survey of Leaders of Academic Hospitalist Medicine Programs

Background: Hospital medicine is a growing field, including the subset of academic hospital medicine. Little is known about the characteristics of academic hospitalist programs, leadership, structure and faculty.Methods: A multifaceted survey was developed, piloted and [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 64

PRICE IS (NOT) RIGHT): A SALARY SUPPORT SURVEY OF INTERNAL MEDICINE CLERKSHIP DIRECTORS

Background: The role of the clerkship director (CD) in Internal Medicine (IM) has been increasingly recognized and valued as a ‘legitimate pathway towards academic advancement. We hypothesized that salary support for the IM CD has [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 50

Effect of a Dermatology Curriculum in an Internal Medicine Residency Program

Background: A recent study showed over 80 percent of internal medicine residents reported being uncomfortable or very uncomfortable with dermatologic issues. Formalized teaching in dermatology in medicine residency may be prudent. This teaching could occur [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 77

SIMULATION STRATEGIES TO TEACH NON-OPERATING ROOM PROCEDURAL TIME-OUTS: A RANDOMIZED CONTROL TRIAL

Background: Nearly half of incorrect procedures occur outside the operating room, and failure to conduct a robust time-out is a frequent root cause. Mannequin-based simulation (MBS) has been shown to improve self-confidence and performance of [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 48

PERCEPTIONS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENTS ON WRITING AND PRESENTING CASE REPORTS

Background: Writing and presenting case reports provides opportunity for scholarly activities and promotes scientific writing and critical thinking. This study assesses Internal Medicine residents’ perceived benefits, challenges, and barriers regarding writing and presenting case reports.Methods: [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 2

Depression, and Burnout among Medical Students – 6 Year longitudinal Single Institution Study

Background: While medical school experience could be very rewarding, it is also known to be unusually stressful to many future physicians. Previous cross sectional studies have shown that symptoms of depression and burnout are higher [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:45:07+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on Depression, and Burnout among Medical Students – 6 Year longitudinal Single Institution Study

HM2018 Abstract Number: 74

A Novel Curriculum For Hospitalist Faculty In Providing Care To Geriatric Hip Fracture Patients

Background: According to the CDC, at least 300,000 people older than 65 are hospitalized for hip fractures annually. Society of Hospital Medicine recognizes geriatric care as one of the core competencies, and hospitalists frequently provide [...]

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