This survey study describes academic internal medicine physicians' understanding of benefits and harms of common medical interventions, their use of statistical terms in patient communication, and their awareness of high-value health care campaigns.
This Viewpoint discusses the positive effect of the ACGME Milestones initiative on preparing residents for unsupervised practice while also recognizing challenges.
This Research Letter describes a program for reducing the frequency of phlebotomy as a means of decreasing health care costs for laboratory testing.
This observational study analyzes the incidence of needlestick and sharps injuries reported by medical residents between January 2000 and June 2014 trained at a US hospital.
This Viewpoint discusses the changes occurring in the redesign of the health care system, physician education, and expectations for institutions to educate residents about burnout.
This study examines resident behavior on an inpatient general medicine service to describe how trainees use the electronic health record to balance education and patient care.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of a standardized patient–based intervention designed to enhance primary care physician patient-centeredness and skill in handling patient requests for low-value diagnostic tests.
This study sought to quantify how frequently attending physicians lead discussion of the 5 American College of Physicians test-ordering principles during teaching rounds.
This multicenter survey study found that hospital-based clinicians perceive the most important barriers to goals of care discussions to be factors related to patients and family members.
Austad and colleagues set out to determine whether there is an association between medical trainees’ interactions with pharmaceutical promotion and their preferences in medication use. Ross elucidates in the Editor’s Note.
Neuman et al describe patterns and predictors of mortality and functional decline in activities of daily living (ADLs) among nursing home residents after hip fracture. Ko and Morrison provide an Invited Commentary.
Del Fiol et al systematically review studies that examined the questions that clinicians raise in the context of patient care decision making. See also the invited commentary by Carnahan.
To test the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model in a teaching setting, Hochman et al implemented an intervention guided by PCMH principles at a safety-net teaching clinic with resident physician providers and measured the effect on patient and resident satisfaction. See also the invited commentary by Margolius.