HM2016 Abstract Number: 58

Improving Management of Venous Thromboembolism: Effect of Online Cme

Background: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common hospital condition; however, our analysis indicates that clinicians lack confidence in selecting appropriate management strategies for patients. Purpose: This study was conducted to determine if an online, video-based [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 59

Team-Based Lectures: A Faculty Coaching Model for Creating Digital Learning Content

Background: The University of California, San Francisco is undergoing many changes in its approach to teaching in both undergraduate (UME) and graduate medical education (GME). As a result, approximately one third of traditional in-class lectures [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 57

The Development and Evaluation of a Night Float Curriculum

Background:   Internal medicine training programs have been profoundly impacted by changes in resident duty hours, workloads, and supervisory requirements. Consequentially, it has become increasingly important to re-evaluate and re-formulate traditional methods of teaching to [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 54

Reforming Your Health Care Reform Curriculum

Background: Health care policy is currently under scrutiny due to health care reform, yet in our experience the majority of house staff have insufficient opportunity to learn about the environment they will soon be practicing [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 53

Direct Observation Tool to Assess Milestones During Inpatient Bedside Rounding

Background: With the roll out of ACGME  outcomes-based milestones as a framework for determining resident and fellow performance within the six ACGME Core Competencies in 2013, residency training programs have been tasked to directly observe [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 52

Med Rec: A Skills-Based Curriculum on Medication Safety and Medication Reconciliation for Medical Students

Background: Medication errors are common, with more than half of patients estimated to have greater than or equal to one unintended medication discrepancy at hospital admission.  Medication reconciliation can identify errors. Although there has been [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 49

An Innovative Educational Program for Hospital-Based Nurse Practitioners

Background: The transition of an experienced Registered Nurse into a novice hospital-based Nurse Practitioner (NP) is frequently met with trepidation. The novice NP is often uncertain if s/he possesses the level of clinical competency and [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 47

Co-Manage, Co-Educate: Hospitalists As Conduits for Early Systems & Interprofessional Learning on Surgical Teams

Background: Hospitalists’ favorable impact on student education is well described.  There is an emerging mandate to equip health care professionals with skills in navigating complex systems, interprofessional teamwork, and quality improvement.  Surgical teams are ideal [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 46

Acute Care Curriculum: Examining the Effectiveness of 30 Minute, Focused, High-Yield Workshops for Internal Medicine Residents

Background: The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) realizes the importance of ambulatory medicine as an integral part of internal medicine (IM) training. Therefore, program requirements specify that at least one third of the [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 44

Critical Communication: Training Deaf Physicians and Interpreters to Communicate Effectively in a Code Blue

Background: Code blue situations, being uncommon yet stressful, require excellent team communication; they can pose challenges for deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) clinicians, trainees, and interpreters, though DHH providers are a growing source of [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 43

Running a Hospitalist Program: An Elective for Medical Residents

Background: Hospital medicine is an evolving and expanding field, with a large proportion of internal medicine graduates choosing to pursue careers in hospital medicine.  While future hospitalists receive extensive clinical education during their post-graduate years, [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 39

Re-Booting Faculty Development: Implementing a “Faculty Boot Camp” to Orient New Faculty to Academic Hospital Medicine

Background: Early career faculty often face challenges in setting personal and professional expectations, identifying effective mentorship, and quickly learning foundational skills in academic hospital medicine. We developed a "Faculty Boot Camp" to better orient new [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 37

Engaging Senior Residents in Intern Handoffs: A Novel Curriculum to Teach Direct Observation and Feedback Skills

Background: Increased fragmentation of inpatient medical care requires hospitalists to frequently hand off their patients to other providers. Communication breakdown during transitions of care is a major cause of adverse events. Direct observation of handoff [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 34

Hospitalist Elective Rotation: Model for Residents to Learn Multi-Discisplinary Care

Background: In an era of value-based purchasing, healthcare providers like Internal Medicine (IM) residents will require advancing knowledge on performance measures for quality and efficiency of patient care.  In the hospital-based care setting, many large [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 32

Using Innovative Scheduling to Implement a Longitudinal Qi Curriculum

Background: Novel strategies such as the block system have been implemented to address resident teaching while maintaining continuity of care. Studies assessing block scheduling and adequate delivery of quality improvment (QI) concepts are limited. The [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 31

Medical Students As Value Advocates in Academic Hospital Medicine

Background: An estimated one-third of national healthcare spending is waste, with the largest contribution stemming from unnecessary use of services. Published efforts to enhance cost consciousness have largely focused on residents and practicing physicians. Few [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 30

Honing the Sharp End: A Resident Rotation in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

Background: The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) program has placed a much-needed spotlight on the role of resident physicians in patient safety (PS) and quality improvement (QI). Medical school [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 29

Impact of Novel Emergency Department Intensive Care Unit on Medicine Resident Critical Care Experience

Background: Critically ill patients require time dependent and resource intense interventions. In February 2015 our institution initiated a novel intensive care unit within the Emergency Department (ED-ICU) with the goal to enhance timely resuscitation and [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 27

Teaching Residents Clinical Practice Guidelines Through a “Flipped Classroom” Model

Background: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) publishes core pediatric clinical practice guidelines advising pediatricians on evidence-based management of common diagnoses. However, multiple studies demonstrate poor guideline compliance by pediatricians. There is no published curriculum [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 26

Mentorship and Faculty Development for Academic Hospitalists: A Replicable and Scalable Curriculum

Background: Mentorship is key to successful, satisfying, and engaging academic careers. Models for mentorship and faculty development exist, but are often resource-intensive and focused on achieving success in research. Establishing mentorship in hospital medicine has [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 24

Mindfulness for Hospitalists: A Pilot Study Investigating the Effect of a Mindfulness Initiative on Mindfulness and Perceived Stress Among Hospitalists

Background: Stress and burnout are pervasive among health care professionals and both have been associated with health problems and poorer quality of patient care. Among health care professionals, hospitalists are especially prone to stress and [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 25

A New “Model”: Simulator-Based Faculty Procedure Training & Privileging

Background: Simulation-based procedural training has been shown to improve provider competency and confidence in number of medical specialties, including hospital medicine. To the present, simulation training has largely focused on medical students and residents. Attending [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 22

Stroke Systems of Care Curriculum for Hospitalist Residents

Background:  The Society of Hospital Medicine considers stroke care a core competency in hospital medicine.  It also challenges hospitalists to lead, coordinate, and participate in multidisciplinary efforts to improve stroke care within their organizations.  Hospitalist [...]

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