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December 4, 2013, Vol 310, No. 21, Pages 2221-2356 | Medical Education

In This Issue of JAMA


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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2221. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.5442

The New 2015 MCATTesting Competencies

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2243-2244. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.282093

The Evolution of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)Enhancing Assessment of Practice-Related Competencies

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2245-2246. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.282328

The Oral Patient Presentation in the Era of Night Float AdmissionsCredit and Critique

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2247-2248. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.282322

Refocusing Medical Education in the EMR Era

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2249-2250. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.282326
A Piece of My Mind

Unintended Consequences

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2251-2252. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.282107

Will Changes in the MCAT and USMLE Ensure That Future Physicians Have What It Takes?

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2253-2254. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.283389

Does Improving Handoffs Reduce Medical Error Rates?

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2255-2256. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281827

Improving Communication With PatientsLearning by Doing

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2257-2258. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281828

Containing MultitudesMedical Education 2013

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2259-2261. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.283429
Original Investigation

Rates of Medical Errors and Preventable Adverse Events Among Hospitalized Children Following Implementation of a Resident Handoff Bundle

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2262-2270. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281961

Starmer and coauthors conducted a before-and-after intervention to determine whether a computer tool and other modifications could reduce medical errors resulting from handing off patient records at shift change. In an Editorial, Horwitz discusses the evidence that improving handoffs can reduce harm to patients.

Effect of Communication Skills Training for Residents and Nurse Practitioners on Quality of Communication With Patients With Serious IllnessA Randomized Trial

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2271-2281. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.282081

In a randomized trial evaluating the effects of a communication skills intervention for internal medicine and nurse practitioner trainees, Curtis and coauthors measured patient- and family-reported outcomes including quality of communication. In an Editorial, Verghese and Chi discuss the findings in the context of improving communication with patients.

Student Attendance and Academic Performance in Undergraduate Obstetrics/Gynecology Clinical Rotations

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2282-2288. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.282228

Deane and Murphy report on student attendance and academic performance in undergraduate obstetrics/gynecology clinical rotations.

Substance Use Disorder Among Anesthesiology Residents, 1975-2009

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2289-2296. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281954

Warner and coauthors conducted a retrospective cohort study of 44 612 physicians in anesthesiology residency programs to describe the incidence and outcomes of substance use disorder among a subset of US physicians.

Minority Faculty Development Programs and Underrepresented Minority Faculty Representation at US Medical Schools

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2297-2304. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.282116

In a secondary analysis of the Association of American Medical Colleges Faculty Roster, a database of US medical school faculty, Guevara and colleagues assess minority faculty development programs for effectiveness in increasing representation, recruitment, and promotion of minority faculty at US medical schools.

Research Letter

Publication of Results of Abstracts Presented at Medical Education Conferences

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2307-2309. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281671

Clinical Performance of Medical Students With Protected Disabilities

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2309-2311. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.283198
Comment & Response

Soy Protein and Recurrence of Prostate Cancer

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2311-2312. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.278601

Soy Protein and Recurrence of Prostate Cancer—Reply

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2312-2313. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.278613

Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Acute Kidney Injury

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2313. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281599

Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Acute Kidney Injury—Reply

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2313-2314. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281602
The Art of JAMA

The TiffFlorence Carlyle

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2228-2229. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.5444
Poetry and Medicine

Judgment of Solomon

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2315. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281576
JAMA 100 Years Ago

Public Opinion and Medical Education

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2316. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.5445

Medical Schools in the United States, 2012-2013

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2319-2327. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.278345

Graduate Medical Education, 2012-2013

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2328-2346. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.278364
JAMA Patient Page

Patient Handoffs in Teaching Hospitals

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JAMA. 2013;310(21):2356. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.283483
JAMA Masthead


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