A longitudinal, collaborative, practice-based learning and improvement model to improve post-discharge heart failure outcomes

Valsamo K. Anagnostou, Grant Bailey, Edward Sze, Seonaid Hay, Anne Hyson, Daniel G. Federman

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Abstract

Background: Practice-based learning and improvement is one of the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education's core competencies for trainees. Residency programs have grappled with how to accomplish this goal. Aim: We describe our institution's unique, longitudinal post-graduate year process and project. Setting: West Haven, VA Medical Center. Participants: Yale University School of Medicine junior residents on ambulatory electives and faculty preceptor. Program Description: Longitudinal program aimed to decrease re-admissions for hospitalized patients with congestive heart failure. Discussion: We feel that our longitudinal project is a novel innovation worthy of further study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-36
Number of pages4
JournalConnecticut medicine
Volume78
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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