A U.S. trial found that elderly patients whose physicians had taken a two-hour online course in communication skills were more likely to have had screening discussions focused on shared decision making during a primary care visit.
16 Aug 2022
As the need for remote health care expands, medical educators and residents continue to refine the best ways to teach and learn telemedicine.
1 Sep 2022
The committee is seeking proposals for interactive workshops that focus on the acquisition or improvement of procedural, physical examination, and communication skills and have a high likelihood of changing physician behavior.
5 Apr 2022
Cancer patients want information, but not in a way that makes them lose hope. Effective shared decision making and risk communication strategies can help.
1 Sep 2013
While more physicians are reporting having conversations about advance care planning with their patients, it's still far from common.
1 May 2022
The Committee places a priority on interactive workshops that focus on the acquisition or improvement of procedural skills, physical examination skills, and communication skills.
30 Apr 2019
The Committee is most interested in workshops that have a high likelihood of changing physician behavior using proven teaching techniques or new and innovative teaching strategies that have yet to be tested.
24 Mar 2020
Online physician ratings are not going away any time soon, despite very real and very negative consequences.
1 Feb 2020
The guidelines from the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care focus on two main concepts: that palliative care is inclusive of all people with serious illness and that timely consideration of palliative care is the responsibility of all who care for the seriously ill, including primary care physicians, subspecialists, and hospitalists.
6 Nov 2018
Six core competencies in medical education have stood the test of time. Six more could help physicians understand what it means to be a competent internist.
1 Feb 2018