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News and briefs: Curriculum aims at increasing resident knowledge, decreasing expenses

Residency Program Insider, August 7, 2012

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Learning cost-saving techniques without compromising quality patient care is the focus of a new curriculum developed by the joint efforts of the American College of Physicians and the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine, according to an online American Medical News article.

The curriculum contains 10, one-hour lessons free to internal medicine residents that show how the quality of patient testing can make up for wasteful quantity of testing. The lessons contain real patient cases and how residents should address them.

An updated version of the curriculum is expected in September.

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