Stephen Russell and Brian Garibaldi published a reply to a JAMA Intern Med perspective on the “Hemolyzed Physical Examination.” In the reply, they propose 5 strategies to reinvigorate the practice of the physical examination.
Abraham Verghese, the Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor at Stanford University, vice chair for the theory and practice of medicine, and director of Presence, discusses the intersection of artificial intelligence with the practice of medicine. Dr. Topol and Dr. Verghese are planning a monthly blog series entitled “Medicine and the Machine” on Medscape.
The Society of Bedside Medicine hosted a series of 5 workshops on 21st Century Clinical Skills at the ACP 2019 meeting in Philadelphia. The workshops focused on ways to reinvigorate the practice of the physical exam including the use of the Five-Minute Moment as an effective teaching tool, and how to integrate point of care technology into the practice and teaching of the bedside exam.
The Society of Bedside Medicine is excited to co-sponsor the Medical Education Forum (MEF) and the 5th McMaster International Review Course in Internal Medicine (MIRCIM) in Krakow Poland in May 2019. These meetings will also coincide with the 2nd international conference Medical Review Auschwitz: Medicine Behind the Barbed Wire.
The SBM has joined the Coalition to Improve Diagnosis In Medicine. The Coalition is a collaboration of more than 40 leading healthcare organizations focused on ensuring that diagnoses are accurate, communicated and timely.
The Society for Bedside Medicine brings a unique focus on the bedside encounter to the Coalition’s efforts to improve diagnosis. Please see the link above to learn more about the Coalition and it’s ongoing campaign.
The Society of Bedside Medicine held its second annual poster session at the Stanford 25 Bedside Medicine Symposium on September 7, 2018.
We are pleased to announce this year’s winner, Sus Kotwal (below left), from Johns Hopkins. His project incorporates real patient cases into an online simulation program to teach how to evaluate patients with dizziness. Yuvraj Singh Chowdhury from St. Peters University Hospital was a runner-up (below right), along with Nadia Bennett (not pictured) from the University of Pennsylvania. All three will receive a one-year membership to the Society of Bedside Medicine!
Thank you to all of our participants for making this our best poster session ever.
Members of the Society of Bedside Medicine are prominently featured in the May issue of the Medical Clinics of North America, entitled "Clinical Examination." Society Co-president Brian Garibaldi edited the issue, which is focused on the enduring importance of the bedslde encounter in modern medicine. 11 of the 14 articles were co-authored by Society members.
We invite you to submit a poster to the Society's 2nd annual poster session at the Stanford Bedside Medicine Clinical Skills Symposium on September 7, 2018.
Posters should inform attendees of a learning point from 1) an interesting clinical case, 2) a bedside teaching moment, or 3) an aspect of medical education.
Posters will be moderated in an informal networking session and there will be prizes for the best posters. Abstracts presented elsewhere are acceptable. The deadline for submissions is July 1, 2018. Submit your poster here.
Check out the second installment of the WYPR podcast "Joy in Medicine"! This episode focuses on the importance of spending time with patients and features several members of the Society of Bedside Medicine.
The Society of Bedside Medicine is featured in a new podcast series on WYPR, the local NPR affiliate in Baltimore, called "Joy in Medicine"! The first podcast discusses the importance of time with patients at the bedside in terms of diagnosis as well as in forming a therapeutic relationship.
Access the full podcast here.
Stephen W. Russell, Co-director of communications and outreach for the Society of Bedside Medicine, delivered medical grand rounds at The Johns Hopkins Hospital on February 9, 2018. Stephen presented on his work that uses museum-based art observation to improve clinical observation skills.
Society of Bedside Medicine Co-President John Kugler was interviewed by Medscape at the recent Stanford 25 Bedside Medicine Symposium! Here is a link to the interview:
The Society of Bedside Medicine was featured on WYPR's Hopkins Health Minute with Elizabeth Tracey! Here are links to the podcasts on October 30 and October 31.
Brian Garibaldi and Maja Artandi presented practical physical exam tips at the Texas ACP 2017 conference on November 12, 2017. Brian also presented the plenary address on "Revitalizing the Physical Exam on November 11.