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December 6, 2016, Vol 316, No. 21, Pages 2171-2322 | Medical Education

In This Issue of JAMA


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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2171-2173. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14614

The Oral Case PresentationA Key Tool for Assessment and Teaching in Competency-Based Medical Education

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2187-2188. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16415

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.

Navigating Ethical Tensions in High-Value Care Education

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2189-2190. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17488

This Viewpoint proposes ways to teach high-value care to physicians in training in ways that also emphasize putting patients first.

A Piece of My Mind


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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2191-2192. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10319

Inpatient Service ChangeSafety or Selection?

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2193-2194. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16398

Medical Student Mental HealthCulture, Environment, and the Need for Change

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2195-2196. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16396

Shifting Approaches for Evaluation of Resident PerformanceFrom Competencies to Milestones

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2197-2199. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16399

Looking Inward and Reflecting BackMedical Education and JAMA

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2200-2203. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18054
Original Investigation

Association Between End-of-Rotation Resident Transition in Care and Mortality Among Hospitalized Patients

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2204-2213. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17424

This cohort study uses Veterans Affairs hospital data to examine the association between end-of-rotation house staff transitions and mortality among hospitalized patients.

Prevalence of Depression, Depressive Symptoms, and Suicidal Ideation Among Medical StudentsA Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2214-2236. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17324

This meta-analysis estimates the prevalence of depression, depressive symptoms, and suicidal ideation in medical students.

Association Between Learning Environment Interventions and Medical Student Well-beingA Systematic Review

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2237-2252. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17573

This systematic review summarizes evidence for undergraduate medical education learning environment interventions that are associated with improved emotional well-being of medical students.

Correlations Between Ratings on the Resident Annual Evaluation Summary and the Internal Medicine Milestones and Association With ABIM Certification Examination Scores Among US Internal Medicine Residents, 2013-2014

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2253-2262. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17357

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.

JAMA Professionalism

Medical Student Mistreatment

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2263-2264. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17752

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.

Research Letter

Prevalence of Self-disclosed Disability Among Medical Students in US Allopathic Medical Schools

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2271-2272. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10544

This survey study assessed the prevalence of disabilities and accommodations for those disabilities in place at allopathic medical schools in the United States.

Resident Shift Handoff Strategies in US Internal Medicine Residency Programs

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2273-2275. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17786

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.

Comment & Response

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Exposure During Pregnancy

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2275. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17296

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Exposure During Pregnancy—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2275-2276. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17302

Shared Decision Making Regarding Aspirin in Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2276. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16748

Shared Decision Making Regarding Aspirin in Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2276-2277. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.16751

Errors in Equation and Modeling Parameter

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2277. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18002
Poetry and Medicine

Temporary Connection

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2278. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.12325
JAMA Revisited

Another Step in Higher Medical Education

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2280. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17112

Medical Schools in the United States, 2015-2016

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2283-2290. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13620

Graduate Medical Education, 2015-2016

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2291-2310. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13513
JAMA Patient Page

Sleep-Wake Disorders

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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2322. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17785
JAMA Masthead


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JAMA. 2016;316(21):2175-2176. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14615