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Curriculum for Subspecialty Fellows
This curriculum includes new cases and concepts focused at the level of a second-year subspecialty fellow.
The High Value Care Curriculum (HVC) has been jointly developed by ACP and the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM) to help train subspecialty fellows to provide high value patient care and to engage them in identifying system-level opportunities to reduce waste and improve patient outcomes. This curriculum has been adapted from the resident's curriculum by fellowship educators to include new cases and concepts focused at the level of a second-year subspecialty fellow.
You may download individual Curriculum materials below, as well as the Curriculum Overview.
You may also download a .zip file that contains all of the materials.
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1. Eliminating Health Care Waste and Over-Ordering of Tests
2. Healthcare Costs and Payment Models
3. Biostatistics for High Value Testing and Treatment
4. High Value Medication Prescribing
5. Overcoming Barriers to High Value Care
6. High Value Consultation and Referral
7. High Value Quality Improvement
Provide feedback on the curriculum or to share your quality improvement presentations by contacting Daisy Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Primary Curriculum Authors
- Nancy Delanoche, MS, Innovation Center Manager, Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine
- John P. Flaherty, MD, Program Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
- Thomas Ryan Gallaher, MD, Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
- Scott D. Gitlin, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School
- M. Carol Greenlee, MD, Western Slope Endocrinology, Grand Junction, CO
- Lia S. Logio, MD, Vice Chair for Education and Program Director, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
- Chittur A. Sivaram, MD, Fellowship Program Director, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
- Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP, Director, Clinical Programs Development, Senior Physician Educator, American College of Physicians
- Abraham Thomas, MD, Senior Vice President and Chair, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Mineral Disorders, Department of Internal Medicine, Lutheran Medical Center