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    Seeking Innovative Medical Educators Interested in Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely

    Costs of Care and the ABIM Foundation have launched the Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely Competition to identify the most promising innovations and bright ideas that can be successfully implemented on a larger scale.

    21 Organizations to Engage Physicians and Patients in Conversations on Overuse of Medical Tests and Procedures

    The ABIM Foundation has awarded funding to 21 state medical societies, specialty societies and regional health collaboratives to help physicians and patients engage in conversations aimed at reducing unnecessary tests and procedures.

    Leading Medical Specialty Societies Identify 90 Tests and Treatments to Question

    Seventeen leading medical specialty societies have identified specific tests, procedures or medication therapies they say are commonly ordered, but which are not always necessary—and could cause undue harm.

    ABIM Foundation Announces Grant to Drexel University College of Medicine to Enhance Physician–Patient Communication

    The ABIM Foundation recently awarded a grant of $50,000 to the Drexel University College of Medicine to develop a set of interactive instructional modules to enhance physician and patient communication.

    ABIM Foundation Announces New Chair and New Members of Board of Trustees

    The ABIM Foundation announces the appointments of Jackie Judd and Robert M. Wachter, MD, as new members of its Board of Trustees, and the appointment of Donald E. Wesson, MD, as Chair of the Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2012.

    ABIM Foundation Announces Top Articles in Medical Professionalism

    Three articles showcasing the role of medical professionalism in improving health care have been named the winners of the ABIM Foundation Professionalism Article Prize.

    U.S. Physician Groups Identify Commonly Used Tests or Procedures They Say Are Often Not Necessary

    Nine leading physician specialty societies have identified specific tests or procedures that they say are commonly used but not always necessary in their respective fields.

    ABIM Foundation Grantee’s “Teaching Value” Project Will Help Reduce Medical Expenses

    Costs of Care, a nonprofit that helps caregivers deflate medical bills and provide high value care, is launching a multiyear project aimed at teaching clinicians core principles of cost-conscious care delivery.

    ABIM Foundation announces the Choosing Wisely campaign

    The ABIM Foundation has joined with nine leading medical specialty societies to develop evidence-based lists of tests and procedures for patients and physicians to question as part of Choosing Wisely™.

    New ABIM Foundation Grants Address Issues of Resource Use in Health Care System

    The ABIM Foundation, in partnership with the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, has awarded five grants to a diverse group of health care organizations for projects to advance professionalism among practicing physicians as part of its Putting the Charter into Practice initiative.