Measuring Competence in Quality and Safety
Visiting Scholars, Patient Safety

Measuring Competence in Quality and Safety

All residents, no matter what specialty they pursue, are expected to demonstrate competence in quality improvement and patient safety. But is that fair to ask given their training? All physicians are expected to have a working understanding of quality and safety principles within their specialty. But are they being evaluated to ensure that they do? These are the questions that Joshua J. Davis, MD, set out to answer in his research project as part of the ABMS Visiting Scholars Program.

ABMS Endorses NPSF Call to Action
Announcements, Patient Safety, Calls for Action

ABMS Endorses NPSF Call to Action

As a reflection of ABMS’ commitment to advancing safe care and elevating patient and workforce safety as a core value, ABMS is among the early endorsers of the National Patient Safety Foundation’s (NPSF’s) Call to Action: Preventable Health Care Harm Is a Public Health Crisis and Patient Safety Requires a Coordinated Public Health Response issued during Patient Safety Awareness Week.