Patient Engagement

Patients and families play a vital role improving diagnosis. The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) aims to integrate patients and their families in all diagnostic improvement efforts.

Addressing Disparities in Diagnosis

SIDM is partnering with Stanford University and Patients Improving Research in Diagnosis (PAIRED) Patient Partners to conduct a two-year project to explore and address disparities in diagnosis related to cognitive reasoning pitfalls.

Young African American home healthcare nurse checks a senior female patient's vital signs. The senior woman is recovering at home from a recent surgery.

Patients Improving Research in Diagnosis

SIDM's PAIRED program brings together patient advocates with lived experience and expert researchers to integrate the patient perspective in research efforts.

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Clearing the Error

SIDM and its collaborative partners developed a research project utilizing deliberative approaches to engage healthcare consumers in developing patient-focused recommendations for improving diagnostic quality.

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Patient Stories

Patient stories guarantee the patient voice is heard in efforts to improve diagnostic quality and safety. SIDM is highlighting stories from patients who have experienced diagnostic error.

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