Medical Education

Culture of Medical Training and Student Well-Being

Culture of Medical Training and Student Well-Being

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Changing the learning environment and reforming programs is important to improving the well-being of medical students.

Medical Education: Improving Learning and Evaluation for Residents

Medical Education: Improving Learning and Evaluation for Residents

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In a recent issue of JAMA focused on medical education, researchers and physicians explore what's working and what's not in medical education.

Record Highs for Registrants, Matching in 2016 Match for Medical Students

Record Highs for Registrants, Matching in 2016 Match for Medical Students

A total of 30 750 positions were available, with an overall match rate 96.2% and 96.3% of first-year positions filled.

Video Games Provide New Method for Training Medical Students

Video Games Provide New Method for Training Medical Students

Video games can play a role in medical education, offering new methods for teaching medical students, according to a report published by the American Medical Association.

Attending Physician Workload Associated With Teaching Effectiveness

Attending Physician Workload Associated With Teaching Effectiveness

Attending physician workload is associated with lower teaching effectiveness, according to a study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.

AMA: Physician Burnout Is a Top Issue in 2015

AMA: Physician Burnout Is a Top Issue in 2015

More than half of physicians report at least 1 symptom of burnout, according to the AMA, and efforts are being undertaken to address burnout.

Percentage of Graduates Entering Graduate Medical Education Stable

Percentage of Graduates Entering Graduate Medical Education Stable

Despite an increase in number of U.S. medical school graduates, there has been no change in graduate medical education placement.

Many Resident Physicians May Experience Depression

Many Resident Physicians May Experience Depression

More than 1 in 4 resident physicians may be depressed, according to a study published in JAMA.

Educating Physicians on Delivering High-Value, Cost-Conscious Care

Educating Physicians on Delivering High-Value, Cost-Conscious Care

Effective transmission of knowledge, facilitation of reflective practice, and a supportive environment can educate physicians to deliver high-value, cost-conscious care.

New E-Portfolio System Designed to Track Medical Students' Progress

New E-Portfolio System Designed to Track Medical Students' Progress

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine has developed a complex system to chart performance.

Burnout Decreases Readiness to Change Teaching Approaches for Academic Clinicians

Burnout Decreases Readiness to Change Teaching Approaches for Academic Clinicians

Clinical faculty with low occupational burnout were more likely to be in action stage of change.

Modified SOAP to Help Students Practice High-Value, Cost-Conscious Care

Modified SOAP to Help Students Practice High-Value, Cost-Conscious Care

Modification of traditional SOAP presentation will include discussion of value helps medical students.

Medical Schools Now Teaching Students About Care Costs

Medical Schools Now Teaching Students About Care Costs

Importance of understanding costs due to ACA, prevalence of high-deductible plans.

Academic Performance Comparable in Accelerated vs. Conventional MD Programs

Academic Performance Comparable in Accelerated vs. Conventional MD Programs

Academic performance of students is comparable in accelerated program and conventional MD program.

Knowledge, Practice of High-Value Care Vary Among Residents

Knowledge, Practice of High-Value Care Vary Among Residents

Discussions with faculty members are linked to all self-reported high-value care behaviors.

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