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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.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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