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ABIM Foundation Announces New Members of Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees oversees the ABIM Foundation by advancing the Foundation’s work in medical professionalism. The Board includes many national leaders in the health care community who have served on the American Board of Internal Medicine’s Board of Directors.

McGraw-Hill Education and the ABIM Foundation announce the publication of the definitive guide to teaching and practicing professionalism in medicine

Published by McGraw-Hill Medical in partnership with the ABIM Foundation,Understanding Medical Professionalism is a groundbreaking new book that teaches health care students and clinicians how to deliver the highest quality patient care through professionalism in medical practice.

ABIM Foundation Announces Top Articles in Medical Professionalism

A committee of physicians, a medical student and other leaders in health care reviewed more than 100 peer reviewed articles published in 2013 and selected the winners.

Survey: Physicians Aware Many Tests and Procedures are Unnecessary, See Themselves as Solution

Nearly three out of four U.S. physicians say the frequency with which doctors order unnecessary medical tests and procedures is a serious problem for America’s health care system.

Choosing Wisely continues Conversation about Unnecessary Care with Release of New Lists in 2014

To date, 60 societies and 16 consumer groups have joined the Choosing Wisely effort.

ABIM Foundation Announces New Tools to Enhance Physician Communication Skills

The ABIM Foundation announces new education modules, developed by Drexel University College of Medicine and nine medical specialty societies, to help physicians engage their patients in conversations about tests and procedures to question.

Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely Competition Winners Announced

Today Costs of Care and the ABIM Foundation recognized six innovative projects developed by medical educators to promote high-value care by reducing waste and overuse in health care.

More Than 30 Specialty Societies to Release New Choosing Wisely Lists Of Tests or Treatments to Question

The new lists continue the Choosing Wisely campaign, which brings together national physician groups to develop evidence-based lists of five tests and procedures that may be overused in their specific field.

Teaching Value Project Aims to Reduce Health Care Waste

To begin educating physicians and reduce wasteful practices, the Teaching Value Project, an initiative of Costs of Care and funded by the ABIM Foundation, brought together a multidisciplinary group of medical educators and health economists to create a series of Web-based video modules that illustrate core principles of resource stewardship.

ABIM Foundation Announces New Members of Board of Trustees

The ABIM Foundation announces the appointments of three new members to its Board of Trustees, John G. Harold, MD, David H. Johnson, MD and Christine A. Sinsky, MD, effective July 1, 2013.