Choosing Wisely®

An Initiative of the ABIM Foundation

A campaign to encourage physician and patient conversations about overuse and misuse of tests and procedures to help make smart care choices.

Choosing Wisely®

Teaching Professionalism

New resource for students and clinicians

A new book supports medical professionals working to advance the principles and commitments of Medical Professionalism in the New Millennium: A Physician Charter.

Teaching Professionalism

The Physician Charter

Medical Professionalism in the New Millenium

The Physician Charter identifies three fundamental principles that underlie professionalism in the 21st century: the primacy of patient welfare, patient autonomy and social justice.

The Physician Charter

Putting Quality Into Practice

Physicians in their own voices

A video compilation of real-world success stories in which physicians describe activities that have reinvigorated their love of medicine while improving patient care.

Putting Quality Into Practice
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IN THE NEWS...

The Choosing Wisely website is now mobile-friendly and includes an improved search functionality that enables clinicians to access all of the recommendations by topic area, setting, age and service.

PROFESSIONALISM IN PRACTICE

A new report, "Advancing the Choosing Wisely Campaign in Clinical Practices and Communities," details the work of the first round of Choosing Wisely grantees and the results of their projects.

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

A joint project of Costs of Care and the ABIM Foundation, the Teaching Value in Health Care Learning Network is a dynamic community of medical residents, students, faculty and others who are committed to learning and teaching the principles of stewardship and high-value care. Join our community