Mark Saathoff

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BACKGROUND The most recent iteration of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty-hour regulations includes language mandating handoff education for trainees and assessments of handoff quality by residency training programs. However, there is a lack of validated tools for the assessment of handoff quality and for use in trainee(More)
BACKGROUND Unprofessional behavior can compromise care and detract from the hospital learning environment. Discrepancy between professional behaviors formally taught and what is witnessed has become increasingly evident. METHODS With funding from the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation, a workshop was developed to address unprofessional(More)
BACKGROUND Unprofessional behaviors undermine the hospital learning environment and the quality of patient care. OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of an interactive workshop on the perceptions of and self-reported participation in unprofessional behaviors. METHODS We conducted a pre-post survey study at 3 internal medicine residency programs. For the(More)