INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY

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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 [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:18-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on Effect of a Dermatology Curriculum in an Internal Medicine Residency Program

HM2017 Abstract Number: 264

WARM HANDOFFS: A STRATEGY TO IMPROVE END-OF-ROTATION CARE TRANSITIONS AMONG HOUSESTAFF

Background: Hospitalized medical patients transitioning to new house staff at the end of an inpatient resident rotation are associated with an increased risk of mortality as compared with patients not exposed to such handoffs, yet [...]

By | 2017-04-26T02:35:19-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Research Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on WARM HANDOFFS: A STRATEGY TO IMPROVE END-OF-ROTATION CARE TRANSITIONS AMONG HOUSESTAFF

HM2017 Abstract Number: 270

EFFECT OF AN EMR HANDOFF TOOL ON MEDICINE RESIDENTS’ HANDOFF QUALITY

Background: Communication breakdown plays a part in the majority of adverse events in healthcare. Physician to physician handoffs are particularly prone to communication errors, yet have been shown to be more complete when systematized according [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:50:42-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on EFFECT OF AN EMR HANDOFF TOOL ON MEDICINE RESIDENTS’ HANDOFF QUALITY