Press Releases

Learn more about the work the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) is doing to improve diagnostic quality and safety.

SIDM Approved for a $250,000 Engagement Award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

August 30, 2017

The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) has received a Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The 18-month project, Patients Improving Research in Diagnosis, will develop and evaluate an innovative curriculum to train Patient Partners to participate in the design, execution and dissemination of research to improve diagnosis.

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SIDM and IHI Issue RFP for Interventions to Improve Diagnostic Accuracy

August 7, 2017

The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), which recently merged with the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), have received a $725,100 grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to better understand how delayed or wrong diagnoses happen, and to test strategies to reduce them.

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New Grant Will Develop Interprofessional Curriculum to Improve Medical Diagnoses

November 2, 2016

The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) has received a three-year grant for $477,400 from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation to develop and pilot test an interprofessional, competency-based, consensus curriculum that supports the goal of improving patient safety by reducing diagnostic error.

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SIDM Awarded NASA Grant

January 25, 2016

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) a one-year, exploratory grant to study whether education and training on cognitive errors could improve decision-making on future space missions.

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SIDM Announces 2016 Fellows

January 14, 2016

The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) is proud to introduce our three 2016 Fellows in Diagnostic Safety: Janice Kwan, MD, MPH; Benji Mathews, MD; and Ava Liberman, MD, MA.

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