Journal Article

The evolution of procedural competency in internal medicine training.

Sacks CA, Alba GA, Miloslavsky EM. JAMA internal medicine. 2017;177:1713-1714.

Technical skill requirements are an important emphasis of medical training. This commentary highlights the role of simulation in developing procedural competencies within the demands of internal medicine residency. The authors suggest that focusing on procedural experience rather than technical skill can help clinicians learn how to manage their time, build relationships, and be mindful of treatment risks throughout their careers.