Interpreting art may help medical students improve diagnostic skills

A program uses art to help medical students understand cultural competence, recognize racial bias and potentially sharpen their diagnostic skills, the program’s coordinator told Healio Primary Care.Medication errors cause at least one death daily in the United States, according to WHO. The Institute of Medicine estimates that at least 44,000 Americans die yearly from medical errors. Both agencies advocate for programs that reduce those numbers.Stephen Russell, MD, associate professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine,Read More

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