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Teaching & Learning Clinical Reasoning: What Have We Been Doing All These Years?

Location: Health Discovery Building Auditorium

Address: 1601 Trinity St., Building B, Austin, Texas 78701 | View Map »

Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Time: 12–1 p.m.

Contact: Cassandra Ryan

About the Event

This installment of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds features Robert L.Trowbridge, M.D., on teaching and learning clinical reasoning. Trowbridge is director of the undergraduate medical curriculum at Maine Medical Center.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of explicitly concentrating on teaching clinical reasoning;
  • Identify several techniques for teaching and learning clinical reasoning;
  • Apply several techniques for teaching clinical reasoning in the clinical setting.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Internal Medicine faculty
  • Secondary: Internal Medicine residents


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient care; medical knowledge; practice-based learning and improvement; professionalism; systems-based practice.
  • IOM: Providing patient-centered care; working in interdisciplinary teams; employing evidence-based practice.
  • IECC: Value/ethics for interprofessional practice; roles/responsibilities; interprofessional communication; teams and teamwork.

Trowbridge has no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

The Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds planning committee members are Clay Cauthen, M.D.; Dayna Diven, M.D.; Annie Feagins, M.D.; Meghana Gadgil, M.D.; Parker Hudson, M.D.; Mrinalini Kulkarni-Date, M.D.; Paul Nader, M.D.; Snehal Patel, M.D.; René Salazar, M.D.; Jeni Skar and Cassandra Ryan; off-site coordinators are David Voss, Seria Kizerand John Ignat. The members of the planning committee have no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.