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Background Increasing demands on residents' time have made it critically important to maximize the effectiveness of didactic activities and motivate independent study. Objective Our aim was to correlate characteristics of noon conferences with internal medicine (IM) residents' ratings of perceived effectiveness and intent to pursue independent reading.(More)
Stent thrombosis is a potentially lethal complication of percutaneous coronary intervention. We describe the case of a 51-year-old man who presented with acute anterior ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction and underwent successful percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty and placement of 3 drug-eluting stents in the left anterior descending(More)
 Top: Default screen for a patient with pre-populated queries  Middle: Placing mouse over " Code Status " icon reveals all occurrences of code status discussion in patient's record  A literal digital translation of the paper chart; info remains stored in chronologically organized silos  Critical information is frequently buried beneath volumes of data,(More)
BACKGROUND Residency training is charged with improving resident teaching skills. Utilizing simulation in teacher training has unique advantages such as providing a controlled learning environment and opportunities for deliberate practice. OBJECTIVE We assessed the impact of a simulation-based resident-as-teacher (RaT) program. DESIGN A RaT program was(More)
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