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Alison Schlisman and Bernadette Kiraly

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How to Take an Inclusive Sexual Health History

Physician Assistant and Associate Professor Joanne Rolls cares for sexual and gender minority patients and teaches new physician assistants how to comfortably approach sexual health as part of overall health. She shares practical tips to take an inclusive sexual health history.

TRUE Stories—Fostering a Passion for Solving Big Problems

Access to medical care isn't a given. Medical students from the Tribal, Rural, and Underserved Medical Education (TRUE) Graduate Certificate program tell us first-hand experiences that helped them build a passion for complex problem solving by experiencing big, systemic challenges up close.

Leading Change? Start with Shingo to Understand and Build Culture

You can only steer a ship if it’s moving. Leading successful change starts by first understanding your culture—then addressing deficits in a deliberate fashion. Senior value engineer Cindy Spangler introduces the Shingo Model, a principle-driven method to foster a healthy, adaptive, improvement-driven culture.

From Nursing to the Outdoors: Staying Safe and Preventing Injury

For National Injury Prevention Day, Spencer Steinbach, Senior Nursing Director, discusses safety and injury prevention in nursing and the outdoors and shares tips for your next adventure.

Right Tool, Right Team: The Power of Predictive Analytics

One of health care’s biggest ideas is predictive analytics — looking at large amounts of data to predict future patient behavior or outcomes. Jeff Young, Associate Director in Decision Support, worked with a multi-disciplinary team to put predictive analytics into action. Here, he shares why innovation is nothing without the team.

4 Strategies to Build Better Patient Education

Making tough decisions about our health can be overwhelming, especially when we must navigate inadequate resources, foreign terminology, and conflicting information. Clinical Programs Administrator Darrin Doman discusses the importance of patient education and explains how to overcome common obstacles and improve patient education.

Psychological Safety for Teams

Psychological safety is crucial for the medical field to innovate and improve. Teams must feel safe and open to expressing concerns and reporting errors. Psychiatrists Jennifer O’Donohoe and Kristi Kleinschmit share tips to create a more psychologically safe environment for your team.

Fishbone Diagram: A Tool to Organize a Problem’s Cause and Effect

Problems. We all have them. Whether it’s a check engine light or an adverse patient safety event, we first need to discover what’s causing the problem before trying out solutions. Senior Value Engineer Luca Boi and a team of Oncology residents get to the root cause using a fishbone diagram.

Ask These Four Questions Before Starting Any Improvement

Hospitalist Ryan Murphy and Value Engineer Luca Boi outline four questions to address at the outset of any improvement.

Overcoming the Challenges of Telemedicine: Part 2

M.ED host Kerry Whittemore sits down with Stephanie Lyden, a stroke neurologist and telemedicine champion, to discuss how to overcome the challenges of telemedicine to have the best virtual encounter, as part of the Medical Education for the Practicing Clinician podcast series.

Overcoming the Challenges of Telemedicine: Part 1

M.ED host Kerry Whittemore sits down with Stephanie Lyden, a stroke neurologist and telemedicine champion, to discuss how to overcome the challenges of telemedicine to have the best virtual encounter, as part of the Medical Education for the Practicing Clinician podcast series.

How to Talk to Your Vaccine-Hesitant Patients

M.ED host Kerry Whittemore interviews infectious disease expert Andrew Pavia to learn evidence-based ways clinicians can address vaccine hesitancy, as part of the Medical Education for the Practicing Clinician podcast series.