Category Archives: Medical Education

Notes from the Hotspotters: Teamwork Is Hard

Originally published October 21, 2014 By Meg Lagunas The 2014 Hotspotting Mini-Grant Project gives health professional students an unprecedented hands-on opportunity to practice an innovative model of care delivery called hotspotting. Hotspotters identify health care super-utilizers: people who are admitted to the … Continue reading

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Innovating Around the Concept of “Library”

By Jennifer J. Salopek Although it occupies a physical structure made of brick, featuring study carrels and a circulation desk, the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library at the University of Virginia houses much more than books and journals. As it … Continue reading

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Encouraging Innovation at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

By Dennis S. Charney, MD The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai embraces collaboration, creativity, disruptive thinking, and entrepreneurship—the same principles that have guided Silicon Valley companies such as Google, Apple, and Facebook—and changed our lives. Scientific revolutions, like … Continue reading

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Wing of Zock “Chart Review” Blog Carnival, October 2014 Edition

Welcome to the October 2014 edition of Chart Review. As the seasons transition from summer to fall, this month’s carnival focuses on leadership in academic medicine and innovative ideas. Read on for posts on fostering innovation, mentorship in medical school, … Continue reading

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How Do You Social? Medical Students Wanted for UCF Study

By Andrea Berry and Monica Bailey About a year ago, the Faculty Development Office at the University of Central Florida (UCF) ventured into the realm of social media to see what opportunities there were for medical education and faculty development. … Continue reading

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Recruit, Reward Clinician–Innovators in Academic Medicine

This post is the first in a series arising from our new partnership with Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science Innovation. Learn more about the partnership here. By Jennifer J. Salopek In their article in the March 2014 issue of … Continue reading

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VCU Student-Led Hot Spotting Team Chosen for Interprofessional Collaborative

By Sarah L. Sonies Patients who frequent emergency rooms, earning miles as hospital “frequent fliers,” have left care teams looking to better understand the social determinants that cause their frequent hospital admissions. A five-student team from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) … Continue reading

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Partnering with Patients, Families, and Communities: An Urgent Imperative for Health Care

By George Thibault, MD In 1978, primary care leaders from around the globe met in Alma Alta (now part of Kazakhstan) and declared that all patients should have the “right and duty to participate individually and collectively” in planning and … Continue reading

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