“Early Career Hospitalists Should Be Able To…”: Identifying Clinical Hospital Medicine Competencies to Inform Faculty Development and Evaluation

Background: Medical schools and residency programs have competency and milestone-based frameworks to assess trainees. A parallel framework does not exist for the assessment of hospital medicine fellows and faculty in their initial years of practice. [...]

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Teaching Hospitalists

Background: Teaching Hospitalists provide a large proportion of clinical medical education for Internal Medicine Residents with varying levels of training and success.  We sought to identify common habits of highly rated teaching hospitalists in preparation [...]

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Back to the Bedside: A Faculty Development Program on Teaching Physical Exam

Background: Despite surveys of learners and attendings revealing the value placed on bedside teaching for learning physical exam skills, the frequency of their use has been declining. Barriers to teaching at the bedside identified by [...]

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Don’t Interrupt!? An Observational Study to Inform Faculty Development on Bedside Rounding and Teaching

Background: Internal medicine bedside rounds should be efficient and educational. We previously piloted literature-based faculty development workshops emphasizing attending leadership in team preparation for rounds and the importance of not interrupting learners. Participants raised three [...]

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Enhancing the Interprofessional Learning Environment Through a Collaborative Care Model to Improve Patient Care: A Pilot Study

Background: Despite efforts to improve the care of hospitalized patients, adverse events remain common. Care is siloed across disparate providers and patients are not engaged in their own care plans. In a collaborative care model, [...]

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Handoff Interrupted: Testing Auditory Distractions in a Standardized Handoff Simulation for Resident Physicians

Background: Despite the current focus on developing handoff training curricula to improve patient safety, rigorous assessments of handoffs remain scarce. Immersive simulations allow for the evaluation of communication skills, but few specifically account for common [...]

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Hospitalists’ Scholarly Productivity Rose in Response to Promotion Requirement

Background: Scholarly activity is an important component of academic medicine. Medical schools have traditionally used publications when considering promotion. In previously published studies, academic clinician-educator generalists’ publication productivity was considerably less than that of academic [...]

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Impact of the Clinical Vignettes Workshop on Scholarly Productivity for Medical Students

Background: Engagement in scholarly activity (clinical vignette, conference presentations, publications etc.) is a fundamental requirement for trainees in medical education. We studied the impact of point intervention - clinical vignette workshop (CVW) to write a [...]

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Participant Self-Reflection and Behavior Change in Hospital Medicine Continuing Education

Background: Self-reflection facilitates the identification of performance gaps and is a critical step in the process of behavior change among physicians.  However, little is known about reflection and its relation to behavior change in hospital [...]

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Structured Peer Observation of Bedside Rounds Is Valuable to Hospitalists

Background: Teaching during bedside rounds is necessary to educate students and housestaff, but attendings rarely receive structured feedback on their teaching and rounding practices. We aimed to evaluate a Peer Observation Program and a structured [...]

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Teaching Evidence Based Medicine Early in Training

Background: Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) improves physicians’ clinical decision-making through refining the skills of asking a clinical question, searching for and appraising the literature and then properly applying it to patient care. While EBM has been [...]

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Training Pa Students in Inpatient Medicine: The Nuts and Bolts of Curriculum Development and Attending Engagement

Background: The number of physician assistants (PAs) who are hospitalists has rapidly expanded.  Little educational research has been done to understand what knowledge and skills PA students need in preparation for a career in hospital [...]

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Training Residents in Hospital Medicine: The Hospitalist Elective National Survey (Hens)

Background: As the hospital medicine specialty expands, internal medicine residency programs are building hospitalist-specific rotations that teach skills and knowledge relevant to the field. To date, little is known of the prevalence and characteristics of [...]

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