Understanding and Reducing Diagnostic Error
Medscape, in partnership with SIDM, developed a learning module for primary care physicians, emergency medicine physicians, radiologists, and nurses interested in improving diagnostic accuracy. Earn CME/ABIM MOC/CE credit through 9/23/2020.
Clinical Reasoning Toolkit
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.
Explore the Literature
Explore the diagnostic error literature base and access dozens of academic articles that cover concepts, challenges, and avenues for diagnostic improvement.
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.
Curriculum on Diagnosis
The Inter-Professional Consensus Curriculum on Diagnosis and Diagnostic Error initiative is bringing together experts to refine education and training provided to clinicians, paving the way for improvements in patient safety.
Discuss the Latest Research
The SIDM Journal Club highlights cutting-edge research in the field, inviting researchers to present and discuss their work with us. Join the conversation and discover emerging research in the area of diagnosis.
Fellowship in Diagnostic Excellence
Looking to establish yourself in the field of diagnostic error research? SIDM can help match you with experienced mentors who are recognized leaders in the fields of diagnostic error education, research, or practice improvement.
Cases to Improve Diagnosis
These learning cases are for practicing physicians, developed by the American College of Physicians in collaboration with SIDM, encouraging them to think around diagnostic decision-making, how diagnostic errors may affect both patients and physicians in their daily practice of medicine, and how errors can be mitigated by physicians.
Case-Based Virtual Learning Course
Aquifer and SIDM have developed a free virtual patient course that contains foundational content about diagnosis, including factors that contribute to error and strategies that can be used to avoid error. The course introduces students to the cognitive processes and system-related issues that can lead to errors.