Teaching inpatient medicine – what every physician needs to know

By: Sanjay Saint, Molly Harrod, Robert W. Stock


The topics covered in this article include:

  • Practical instruction on effective clinical instruction drawn from the collective wisdom of 12 renowned inpatient attending physicians
  • Informed by the authors’ extensive experience as a physician-educator and medical anthropologist schooled in observing and documenting clinical interactions
  • Covers all aspects of clinical instruction from imparting medical knowledge to cultivating positive and productive working relationships
  • Concrete examples of best practices make it easy for readers to incorporate them into their own teaching and mentoring activities
  • Accessibly and entertainingly written, with granular knowledge pearls for both educators and learners