South Med J 2021 May;114(5):283-287
From the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, the Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, and the Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco.
Objectives: Goals of care discussions are a vital component of patient care, but Internal Medicine residents receive limited training in these skills. Existing curricula often require simulated patients or faculty development, limiting implementation in many residency programs. Thus, we developed and implemented a curriculum leveraging existing educational resources with the goal of improving resident attitudes and confidence in conducting goals of care discussions in training settings. Read More