Priti Bhansali

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OBJECTIVE Family-centered rounds (FCR) have become increasingly prevalent in pediatric hospital settings. The objective of our study was to describe time use and discrete events during pediatric inpatient rounds by using a FCR model. METHODS We conducted a prospective observational study at Children's National Medical Center between September 2010 and(More)
Physicians increasingly use handheld electronic devices (HED) to assist in daily work activities. The objectives of our study were to describe the practice patterns of pediatric hospitalists in the use of HED during daily work activities and Family Centered Rounds (FCR). We also examined perceptions of pediatric hospitalists on benefits and barriers of(More)
PURPOSE To identify the qualities and skills of exemplary and ideal pediatric hospitalist educators. METHOD The authors conducted a prospective, multi-institutional qualitative study from November 2008 through January 2009 in which they interviewed pediatric hospitalists who were identified as exemplary educators at three academic pediatric residency(More)
PROBLEM The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education requires training that enhances resident teaching skills. Despite this requirement, many residency training programs struggle to implement effective resident-as-teacher (RAT) curricula, particularly within the context of the 80-hour resident workweek. APPROACH In 2013, the authors developed(More)
BACKGROUND Many physician trainees care for patients in an academic hospital. We studied parent understanding of the roles of medical students, interns, residents, and attending physicians in the inpatient setting of a children's hospital. DESCRIPTION Surveys were given to parents during a hospital stay on a medical service asking about the(More)
BACKGROUND Rounds are a critical activity on any inpatient service, but there is little literature describing the purpose of rounds from the perspective of faculty and trainees in teaching hospitals. OBJECTIVE To evaluate and compare the perceptions of pediatric and internal medicine attendings and medical students regarding the purpose of inpatient(More)
OBJECTIVE No standardized curricula exist for training residents in the special needs of children with medical complexity. We assessed resident satisfaction, knowledge, and behavior after implementing a novel online curriculum composed of multimedia modules on care of children with medical complexity utilizing virtual simulation. METHODS We conducted a(More)
BACKGROUND Family-centered rounds (FCR) have become a leading model for pediatric inpatient rounding. Several studies have examined effective teaching strategies during FCR, but none have focused on promoting resident autonomy. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to identify strategies used by attending physicians to promote resident autonomy during FCR.(More)
PURPOSE Family-centered rounds (FCR) has become a leading model for pediatric inpatient rounding. During FCR, faculty must balance trainees' educational needs with patient care priorities. Investigators have examined trainees' views on effective teaching during FCR, but none have evaluated what family members and nurses consider to be effective teaching(More)
BACKGROUND Attending rounds is a key component of patient care and education at teaching hospitals, yet there is an absence of studies addressing trainees' perceptions of rounds. OBJECTIVE To determine perceptions of pediatrics and internal medicine residents about the current and ideal purposes of inpatient rounds on hospitalist services. METHODS In(More)