Tracy Bumsted

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Although there are reports of short-term benefits of health literacy curricula for improving health care professionals' communication with patients, no studies have included long-term follow-up. We sought to determine (1) whether a pre-clerkship health literacy training can improve medical students' perceived knowledge and intended(More)
Increasing numbers of graduating U.S. medical students are not securing a graduate medical education (GME) position, even after participating in the National Resident Matching Program (also known as "the Match") and the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program. The reasons for an unsuccessful Match include increasing numbers of applicants compared with(More)
Over the past 10 years, hospitals across the United States have increasingly adopted a hospitalist model of care.1 The fi eld of pediatric hospital medicine is now the fastest growing pediatric specialty, with ~3000 pediatric hospitalists currently practicing in the United States.2 Most programs are young and expanding. A survey of 112 pediatric hospitalist(More)
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