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The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine offers these resources for trainees, practitioners, and educators examining clinical reasoning, critical thinking, and systems factors that underlie diagnostic error, and strategies to improve diagnostic performance.
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. It also includes a special section just for those teaching the next generation of physicians and other members of the clinical team.
Assessment of Reasoning Tool
Errors in clinical reasoning are central factors in many diagnostic errors.
The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine has developed a straightforward Assessment of Reasoning Tool to support educators in assessing a learner’s clinical reasoning skills during patient presentations.
Getting It Right- American College of Physician Cases to Improve Diagnosis
These learning cases are for practicing physicians and encourage thinking 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.The cases were developed by the American College of Physicians in collaboration with SIDM. The activity offers both CME credit and American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification points upon completion.
Virtual Patient Course from MedU & SIDM
MedU 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.
SIDM Diagnostic Medicine Fellowship
SIDM will match you with experienced mentors who are recognized leaders in the fields of diagnostic error education, research, or practice improvement.