Can we code more consistently by using our pool?

  As a residency curriculum committee we periodically review anonymous feedback from our residents about their learning experience. This is an invaluable process that brings important perspective to those of us who can lead improvements.  In many cases, the improvements benefit not just residents, but faculty and patients too.  An example that recently highlighted this … Continue reading Can we code more consistently by using our pool?

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Are duty hour restrictions working? A discussion of two recent studies from JAMA

 by Alex Fox When discussing my status as a resident physician with the general public, two comments come up frequently. First, people want to know how long until I am a “real doctor”, and second, they love to ask about how much I work. While in general we as physicians struggle to communicate complex ideas … Continue reading Are duty hour restrictions working? A discussion of two recent studies from JAMA

IOM Recommendations Can Help What Ails America

Editors Note: The Institute of Medicine released a report on graduate medical education on July 29th. As with all posts on this blog, this viewpoint represents the opinion of the author and not necessarily the University of Utah Family Medicine Residency. More information about the report can be found here. by Kyle Bradford JonesThe changing face … Continue reading IOM Recommendations Can Help What Ails America