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ABIM MOC Activity ID

1/29/2019 - Medical Grand Rounds: Patients Experiences of Medical Error Disclosure and Reconciliation





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the goals and key elements of communication-and-resolution programs.
  • Recognize patients’ and family members’ psychological and practical needs following medical injury.
  • Apply data on what patients want out of disclosure and resolution processes to improve their own responses to injured patients.

Suggested Additional Reading:

Moore J, Bismark M, Mello MM. Patients’ experiences with communication-and-resolution-programs after medical injury. JAMA Intern Med 2017;177(11):1595-1603.

Michelle Mello, JD, PhD — Professor of Law and of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University
Ms. Mello receives grant/research support from SUMIT Insurance Co.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.