The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) is working to transform education of health professionals to improve diagnosis and develop new leaders in diagnostic quality and safety.

Transforming Medical Education

With support from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, SIDM is working with an inter-professional group of experts to develop a consensus curriculum around diagnosis. The goal of this effort is to improve patient safety by reducing diagnostic error through new education and training standards.

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Assessment of
Reasoning Tool

SIDM has developed a straightforward Assessment of Reasoning Tool to support educators in assessing a learner’s clinical reasoning skills during patient presentations.

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Clinical Reasoning

Diagnostic reasoning is a fundamental skill for any clinician. The Clinical Reasoning Toolkit presents a collection of go-to resources for clinicians endeavoring to develop their clinical reasoning skills.

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Fellowship in Diagnostic Excellence

SIDM is matching individuals with experienced mentors, helping foster the development of future leaders in the field.

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