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A SIMPLE TOOL TO INCREASE FREQUENCY OF CODE STATUS DISCUSSIONS UPON HOSPITAL ADMISSION

Background: Hospitalization of the patient with advanced cancer can be a pivotal moment and opportunity to explore patient goals of care in order to deliver high value, patient-centered care that emphasizes quality of life. Part [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:35:49+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on A SIMPLE TOOL TO INCREASE FREQUENCY OF CODE STATUS DISCUSSIONS UPON HOSPITAL ADMISSION

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 [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ATTITUDES, KNOWLEDGE, AND CLINICAL APPLICATION OF POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND: A NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF INTERNS IN INTERNAL MEDICINE

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 [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:21+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on COMMUNICATION SKILLS EDUCATION: BACK TO THE BASICS

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 [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:10+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on FOCUSED POCUS: HOW CAN WE TEACH ULTRASOUND IN INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY?

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 [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Education, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Handoff Interrupted: Testing Auditory Distractions in a Standardized Handoff Simulation for Resident Physicians

PARTNERS IN QUALITY: ENHANCING RESIDENT EDUCATION AND INSTITUTIONAL INITIATIVES BY EMBEDDING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT SPECIALISTS INTO A PATIENT SAFETY AND QUALITY IMPROVEMENT CURRICULUM

Background: An effective patient safety and quality improvement (QI) curriculum is imperative for graduate medical education (GME) training programs. Yet many health systems are lacking pedagogical training in these methods. Learning often takes the form [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:03:48+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on PARTNERS IN QUALITY: ENHANCING RESIDENT EDUCATION AND INSTITUTIONAL INITIATIVES BY EMBEDDING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT SPECIALISTS INTO A PATIENT SAFETY AND QUALITY IMPROVEMENT CURRICULUM

THANK YOU FOR THIS INTERESTING CONSULT: TEACHING AND ASSESSING INCOMING INTERNS ON CONSULTATION COMMUNICATION VIA ONLINE MODULE AND CONSULTATION OSCE

Background: Communication is recognized by the LCME and ACGME as an essential competency with significant patient safety implications; the Joint Commission cites communication errors as a major cause of sentinel events. Consultation is a near-universal method [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:03:07+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Education, Innovations Abstracts|Comments Off on THANK YOU FOR THIS INTERESTING CONSULT: TEACHING AND ASSESSING INCOMING INTERNS ON CONSULTATION COMMUNICATION VIA ONLINE MODULE AND CONSULTATION OSCE