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The Value in the Evidence: Teaching Residents to "Choose Wisely"
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PMID:  23358796     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education mandates that training physicians "incorporate considerations of cost awareness" into practice. However, medical education has traditionally avoided addressing costs, and most residency programs currently lack curricula to fulfill this requirement. With the recent widespread emphasis on unsustainable costs, inefficiencies, and waste in healthcare, the need to appropriately train physicians in this domain is increasingly apparent. In this article, we describe the implementation of a resident-led, case-based cost awareness curriculum for medicine residents at the University of California, San Francisco, sharing our keys to success and defining guiding principles.
Authors:
Christopher Moriates; Krishan Soni; Andrew Lai; Sumant Ranji
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  JAMA internal medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  2168-6114     ISO Abbreviation:  JAMA Intern Med     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101589534     Medline TA:  JAMA Intern Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-3     Citation Subset:  -    
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