The Arnold P. Gold Foundation applauds the decision by the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) to change the score reporting for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) program’s Step 1 exam to pass/fail. This is a positive step toward reducing student stress and reorienting educational goals toward supporting the training and assessment of humanistic physicians. Both residency and medical school entry and learning assessments must continue to evolve to recognize the full and critical importance of humanism – compassion, collaboration and scientific excellence – in the training of physicians.
2022 Healing the Heart of Healthcare Conference explores how we listen, connect and collaborate
The 2022 Healing the Heart of Healthcare Conference, hosted by the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS), drew hundreds of healthcare professionals and students from around the world to a virtual … chevron_right Read more
Jeffrey Silver Humanism in Healthcare Research Roundup – May 2022
This month’s Research Roundup features 14 recently published papers on humanism in healthcare tackling such important topics as: How often do practicing physicians experience mistreatment? Can telepalliative care visits support emotionally responsive patient-clinician interactions? Is there an association between social isolation and burnout among resident physicians? chevron_right Read more
Jeffrey Silver Humanism in Healthcare Research Roundup – January 2022
The Jeffrey Silver Humanism in Healthcare Research Roundup features summaries of recently published studies on humanism in healthcare. To receive email notification of new studies once per month, enter your information here and select “Jeffrey Silver Research … chevron_right Read more