Monthly Archives: July 2014

How Do Humanistic Physicians Stay That Way?

   In a thoughtful qualitative interview study, investigators asked internal medicine residents at the University of Pennsylvania to nominate attendings who were excellent role models for humanistic care.  The top 16 physicians were mostly academic clinicians and clinician-educators; 75% taught … Continue reading

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Improving Quality Improvement (QI) Education

  Two small studies in this month’s Academic Medicine describe the results of QI education at their institutions. Residents, faculty, and staff at the White River Junction (VT) VA hospital were interviewed, and critical care fellows at Mayo Clinic were serially … Continue reading

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