Chasing Perfection and Catching Excellence in Graduate Medical Education.

@article{Andolsek2015ChasingPA,
  title={Chasing Perfection and Catching Excellence in Graduate Medical Education.},
  author={Kathryn M. Andolsek},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2015},
  volume={90 9},
  pages={
          1191-5
        }
}
The author reflects on the chapter titled "Preserving Excellence in Residency Training and Medical Care" in Dr. Kenneth Ludmerer's book Let Me Heal: The Opportunity to Preserve Excellence in American Medicine. Rather than assuming that the status quo represents excellence, however, the author asserts that we must make an informed judgment regarding the quality of graduate medical education (GME) by applying an evidence-based approach, carefully measuring performance against specific criteria… CONTINUE READING

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