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


Journal Article

BACKGROUND: Practice-based learning and improvement is one of the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education's core competencies fortrainees. Residencyprograms 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.

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Cited Authors

  • Anagnostou, VK; Bailey, G; Sze, E; Hay, S; Hyson, A; Federman, DG

Published Date

  • January 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 78 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 33 - 36

PubMed ID

  • 24600779

Pubmed Central ID

  • 24600779

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0010-6178


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States