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Bioethics & Medical Education.

Addresses ethical considerations in patient care, including ethical dilemmas, physician duties to patients, and end-of-life decision-making. Includes all aspects of medical education throughout the continuum from medical school to lifelong learning.

Volume: 110, March 2017

Navigating Clinical Ethics: Using Real Case Constellations to Guide Learners and Teachers in Medicine

Katherine Wasson, PhD, MPH, Mark Kuczewski, PhD, Michael P. McCarthy, PhD, Kayhan Parsi, JD, PhD, Emily E. Anderson, PhD, MPH, Paul Hutchison, MD, MA

Abstract: Case-based learning is a staple of clinical ethics education in medicine. The sources for medical educators generally are lengthy case books or single, often rare, case analyses in the literature. Busy clinicians may not have the time or inclination to sift through case...
Volume: 110, March 2017

On “Does Timing of Internal Medicine Residency Interview Affect Likelihood of Matching?”

Jon-Erik C. Holty, MD, MS, Jim Qiwei Ho , Ware G. Kuschner, MD

Abstract: To the Editor: Heidemann and colleagues analyzed the timing of internal medicine interviews and concluded that the interview date had no major influence on matching at their program.1 We believe that a more circumspect interpretation of the results is...
Volume: 110, March 2017

Effects of Starting a Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program on Quality Measures of Colonoscopy

Sherif Elhanafi, MD, Rahul Chhana, BA, Indika Mallawaarachchi, MS, Wynee Lou,DO, Gabriela Rangel, MD, Hongfei Fang, BS, Rinkal Patel, BS, Alok Kumar Dwivedi, PhD, Marc J. Zuckerman, MD, Mohamed O. Othman, MD

Abstract: Objectives: Adenoma detection rate (ADR) is the most established indicator of the quality of screening colonoscopy. The effect of gastroenterology (GI) fellows on the quality of screening colonoscopies has been evaluated previously; however, the effect of starting a new GI...
Volume: 110, March 2017

Commentary on “Effects of Starting a Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program on Quality Measures of Colonoscopy”

David Friedel, MD

Abstract: The benefits that hospitals derive from subspecialty trainees include prestige, financial reimbursement, servitude, and instruction of other fellows and house staff. Relatively little has been written about the effects of a subspecialty fellowship on the attending physician...
Volume: 110, February 2017

Resident and Faculty Perceptions of Chart-Stimulated Recall

Stephen R. Holt, MD, MS, Andre N. Sofair, MD, MPH

Abstract: Objectives: Chart-stimulated recall (CSR) is a case-based interviewing technique advocated by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education as an assessment tool across a variety of clinical competencies, yet resident and faculty perceptions of this exercise have...