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Teaching Students How to Improve Safety and Quality in Two Children’s Hospitals: Building a Pediatric Clerkship Patient Safety and Quality Experience

Published: Aug 15th, 2019

This report describes a novel method to enhance medical student understanding of systems-based practice and patient safety through experiential learning, assessing the perceived value of student identified patient safety and […]

Zareen Zaidi

Dr. Zaidi, Medical Education Scholarship Award (MESA) recipient

Published: Jul 1st, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Zaidi for receiving the 2019 Medical Education Scholarship Award (MESA) presented by the AAMC Southern Group on Educational Affairs. This award was received in the category of […]

Quality Improvement in Cardiovascular Imaging

Published: May 28th, 2019

Implementation of quality improvement (QI) activities is growing in health care settings across the world. Within cardiovascular imaging, areas for improvement include consistency of result reporting, greater patient safety through […]

Advancing supportive oncology care via collaboration between psycho-oncology and integrative medicine

Published: May 9th, 2019

As survival after cancer diagnosis increases, patients are increasingly turning toward integrative therapies (e.g., yoga, acupuncture, massage) to manage acute and chronic concerns related to cancer treatment and survivorship. As […]

Patient-Level Adherence and Interventions in an Interdisciplinary DOAC Clinic

Published: Apr 25th, 2019

Background: Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are high risk medications with short half-lives making adherence vitally important. Global measures for adherence have been described; however, there is a lack of patient-level […]

Dignity Therapy Led by Nurses or Chaplains for Elderly Cancer Palliative Care Outpatients: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Published: Apr 22nd, 2019

Background: Our goal is to improve psychosocial and spiritual care outcomes for elderly patients with cancer by optimizing an intervention focused on dignity conservation tasks such as settling relationships, sharing […]

CME

Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education: From Theory to Practice

Published: Jan 14th, 2019

Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education: From Theory to Practice is now available! This publication is a great resource for educators and students entering the practice of clinical medicine. Contributors include […]

Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention – A Review of Modifiable Risk Factors and the Role of Dietary Supplements by Dr.’s Kallas and Alois

Published: Jan 7th, 2019

Alzheimer’s disease is a prevalent age-related medical problem world-wide for which there is no cure. Over the past few decades, researchers have identified 14 potentially modifiable risk factors for this […]

Dr. Zaidi publishes chapter on Workplace Assessment in Third Edition of “Understanding Medical Education: Evidence, Theory, and Practice”

Published: Jan 7th, 2019

Understanding Medical Education: Evidence, Theory, and Practice, Third Edition Provides a comprehensive and authoritative resource summarizing the theoretical and academic bases to modern medical education practice Meets the needs of […]

Commentary: Paradigms, Axiology, and Praxeology in Medical Education Research

Published: Nov 5th, 2018

This supplement includes 11 research papers accepted by the 2018 Research in Medical Education Committee. In this Commentary, the authors draw the attention of medical educators and researchers to questions […]