Editor's Audio Summary by Robert M. Golub, MD, Deputy Editor of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the December 06, 2016 issue
This Viewpoint discusses challenges to using oral case presentations in medical education and suggests ways they can be used more effectively to assess clinical competence and teach clinical reasoning.
This Viewpoint proposes ways to teach high-value care to physicians in training in ways that also emphasize putting patients first.
This cohort study uses Veterans Affairs hospital data to examine the association between end-of-rotation house staff transitions and mortality among hospitalized patients.
This meta-analysis estimates the prevalence of depression, depressive symptoms, and suicidal ideation in medical students.
This systematic review summarizes evidence for undergraduate medical education learning environment interventions that are associated with improved emotional well-being of medical students.
This Cross-Sectional study investigates how well correlated are 2 academic rating systems measuring medicine residents’ training and whether medical knowledge scores correlate with American Board of Internal Medicine certification.
This JAMA Professionalism article uses the hypothetical case of a faculty member who humiliates a medical student to examine professional behavior among medical educators and options for handling mistreatment of students.
This survey study assessed the prevalence of disabilities and accommodations for those disabilities in place at allopathic medical schools in the United States.
This survey study of US internal medicine program directors characterizes resident shift handoff strategies, education about handoffs, and the directors’ satisfaction with the process at their institution.