Program Name: An Innovative Shared Decision Making Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents: Findings from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Authors or developers

Jennifer Rusiecki, University of Chicago, 5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC 3051, Chicago, IL 60637. E-mail:

Country / Language United States/English
Creation or publication date 2018
Clinic context Primary Care
Target users 36 postgraduate year 3 and 4 internal medicine and medical pediatric residents participated in the curriculum
Pre or post licensure Pre licensure
General objectives 1) To be able to define shared decision making and identify appropriate clinical scenarios in which to use this practice; 2) To be able to demonstrate the steps and skills required in SDM.
Format An iterative reflective process that incorporated time-outs; selfreflection; and feedback from peers, faculty, and the standardized patients (SP) based on learner centered teaching methodology.