Cardiology Auscultation Expert David Canfield Interviewed about Bedside Skills

David Canfield, the W. Proctor Harvey Teaching Professor at Georgetown University, was interviewed by SBM member Apurva Sharma during a recent Assessment of Physical Examination and Communication Skills (APECS) session at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Professor Canfield worked with Dr. Harvey for almost 40 years recording heart sounds and teaching cardiac auscultation.

Click here to see a transcript of the interview.

Professor Canfield conducting a bedside cardiac exam teaching session during APECS.

Professor Canfield conducting a bedside cardiac exam teaching session during APECS.

SBM Faculty Interviewed at MIRCIM Conference about the Physical Exam

Brian Garibaldi was interviewed at the MIRCIM conference in Poland in April 2019 about the physical exam.

Click on the links below to see excerpts from the interview.

Common Mistakes in the Physical Exam

Making the Diagnosis in Complex Patients

The Physical Exam During Cardiopulmonary Arrest

The Physical Exam in the ICU

The Importance of Assessments of Physical Exam Skills

Strategies to Avoid the "Hemolyzed" Physical Exam Response Published in JAMA Int Med

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.

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2737505

Abraham Verghese joins Eric Topol to discuss Artificial Intelligence and Medicine

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.

Society of Bedside Medicine Presents at ACP 2019!

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 Joins the Coalition to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

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.

Society of Bedside Medicine 2nd Annual Poster Session

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.

Society of Bedside Medicine to Host Poster Session at the Stanford Bedside Medicine Clinical Skills Symposium

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.