Family Medicine Residency

Organization Type: 
Not For Profit
Program Type: 
Curriculum/Track
Education Level: 
Graduate
Postgraduate (e.g., residency, fellowship)
Educational Elements: 
Lecture/Didactic
Independent Study
Self Reflection Activities
Experiential not including services to patients
Experiential including clinical contact with patients
Program Description: 

The San Jacinto Methodist Family Medicine Residency Program offers a four-week block rotation for second year Family Medicine residents to learn about leadership and the patient-centered medical home (PCMH).  Residents complete online modules, readings, shadowing experiences, an American Board of Family Medicine Part IV module through METRIC, and a quality improvement project using a Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycle. 

Goals of this rotation include:

  1. articulate an evidence-based definition of PCMH
  2. describe four evidence-based components of a PCMH-based healthcare system capable of providing high value services
  3. learn to distinguish the qualities of successful PCMH practices by peer-reviewed literature and becoming familiar with NCQA guidelines for PCMH recognition
  4. demonstrate proficiency in the six core competencies while providing patient care, leading care teams, and participating in practice improvement activities
Evaluated: 
Yes
Program Results: 

This program has been evaluated using Likert scale based pre and post self-evaluation of competencies for patient-centered medical homes among residents.  No results available.

Targeted Professions
Physicians: 
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Pediatrics
Psychology: 
Clinical
Additional: 
Physician Assistants
Self-Reported Competencies
PCPCC’s Education and Training Task Force identified 16 interprofessional training competencies critical for preparing health professionals for practicing in team-based, coordinated care models such as patient-centered medical homes. Listed below are the self-reported competencies that this program has achieved, which have been organized by the five core features of a medical home as defined by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Patient-Centered Care Competencies: 
Advocacy for patient-centered integrated care
Cultural sensitivity and competence in culturally appropriate practice
Comprehensive Care Competencies: 
Population-based approaches to health care delivery
Coordinated Care Competencies: 
Care coordination for comprehensive care of patient & family in the community
Health information technology, including e-communications with patients & other providers
Interprofessionalism & interdisciplinary team collaboration
Team leadership
Quality Care & Safety Competencies: 
Assessment of patient outcomes
Business models for patient-centered integrated care
Evidence-based practice
Quality improvement methods, including assessment of patient-experience for use in practice-based improvement efforts
Accessible Care Competencies: 
Promotion of appropriate access to care (e.g., group appointments, open scheduling)
Last updated November 15, 2013

* Please note: Information contained in this database is self-reported by representatives from each program. It does not represent an exhaustive list of education and training programs and inclusion does not constitute an endorsement from the PCPCC.

 

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