‘WE’LL SHOW YOU MEDICINE IF YOU HELP US PRACTICE IT’: USE OF PRE-HEALTHCARE UNDERGRADUATE ASSISTANTS ON INPATIENT INTERNAL MEDICINE TEACHING SERVICES FOR CLINICAL SUPPORT TASK COMPLETION

Background: As the volume of inpatient clinical support tasks (non-direct patient care tasks) has increased, there has been increasing frustration amongst the internal medicine residents at our institution with the efficiency and educational value of [...]

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A HEALTH EQUITY AND DISPARITIES CURRICULUM WHICH DOES NOT REDACT HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL ROOTS

Background: Disparities in health outcomes that differ by racial or ethnic group, religion, socioeconomic status, gender, age, mental health, ability, sexual orientation or gender identity, geographic location, or other characteristics historically linked to discrimination or [...]

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CLINICALREASONING.ORG: IMPROVING USAGE OF TEACHING MATERIALS VIA WEBSITE REDESIGN

Background: The Exercises in Clinical Reasoning (ECR) series in the Journal of General Internal Medicine (JGIM) is a unique and growing series of 30 case-based problem-solving manuscripts, designed to teach the foundations of clinical reasoning [...]

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COACH TO TEACH THE TEACHER

Background: Robust faculty development programs are useful for teaching hospitalists who are often providing the largest portion of the education experience for residents in internal medicine and is key to maintaining institutional competence. This requires [...]

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COMMUNICATION SKILLS EDUCATION: BACK TO THE BASICS

Background: Strong evidence exists showing that effective communication in healthcare conversations improves outcomes such as patient satisfaction, safety, reduced malpractice suits, physician professional fulfillment and burnout prevention. Formal communication skills training in medical education is [...]

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DEVELOPMENT OF A CASE-BASED ETHICS CURRICULUM TO PROMOTE RESIDENTS’ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND MORAL REASONING SKILLS

Background: Ethics is at the core of a physician’s professional identity. As internists, we are constantly grappling with medical and moral uncertainty. While ethical action is an integral component of professionalism, most residency programs offer [...]

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DIRECT OBSERVATION OF CLINICAL TEACHING ON ROUNDS (DOCTOR): A PILOT PROGRAM

Background: Hospitalists on inpatient resident teaching services receive variable training in how to facilitate high-quality education during rounds. Teaching of cognitive skills such as clinical reasoning, acknowledging uncertainty, and non-cognitive behaviors such as eye contact [...]

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FINDING SUPPORT ON THE WARDS: INTRODUCTION OF A DISCHARGE LIAISON TO REDUCE WORK COMPRESSION AND IMPROVE TRAINEE EDUCATION AND WELLNESS IN INPATIENT INTERNAL MEDICINE

Background: At academic centers the work of discharge planning has historically fallen on housestaff. The medical education community’s efforts to improve the trainee experience have led to an iterative process of duty hour reform and [...]

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FOCUSED POCUS: HOW CAN WE TEACH ULTRASOUND IN INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY?

Background: Diagnostic point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is an ACGME requirement in emergency medicine and critical care training programs. Though many POCUS applications are equally relevant to internal medicine (IM), there are no formal guidelines for IM [...]

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IMPLEMENTATION OF A SIMULATION CURRICULUM INTO AN INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Background: Graduate Medical Education (GME) aims to provide quality education and patient care while adapting to changing healthcare systems, learner needs, and national policies. The traditional model of experiential learning is challenged by an increasing [...]

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IMPLEMENTING A HOSPITAL SYSTEMS VALUE BOARD DURING PEDIATRIC RESIDENCY INPATIENT ROTATION

Background: The ACGME has developed competencies for systems-based practice and problem-based learning and improvement to encourage trainees to integrate quality and safety into their everyday practice. Furthermore, the AAMC has a call to action for [...]

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INTERACTIVE LECTURES – THE USE OF PERSONAL CELLPHONE BASED APPLICATIONS TO IMPROVE RESIDENT ENGAGEMENT IN PEER-RUN DIDACTIC SESSIONS.

Background: Innovation in graduate medical education is driven by the recognition of residents as adult learners. Increasing digitization provides for exciting opportunities to make the learning process more interactive. The use of audience response devices, [...]

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IT’S ALL ABOUT LOCATION: CREATION OF A RESIDENT GEOGRAPHIC ACCOUNTABLE CARE UNIT

Background: The buzzword of the decade for hospital medicine is geography. Geographic ACUs have been in existence for years at our institution on non-teaching floors. The ACUs have improved overall throughput, quality and patient experience. [...]

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MENTEES BECOMING MENTORS: RESIDENT MENTORSHIP FOR THE INTERNAL MEDICINE CORE CLERKSHIP STUDENT

Background: Emerging evidence demonstrates that medical mentorship programs are beneficial in creating the ideal learning environment, in career guidance, and mentee wellness. The majority of current studies on medical mentorship are focused on relationships between [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:30+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on MENTEES BECOMING MENTORS: RESIDENT MENTORSHIP FOR THE INTERNAL MEDICINE CORE CLERKSHIP STUDENT