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Journal Article
Commentary

Improving diagnosis by improving education: a policy brief on education in healthcare professions.

Graber ML, Rencic J, Rusz D, et al. Diagnosis (Berl). 2018;5(3):107-118.

Efforts to reduce diagnostic error have mainly focused on safety and quality improvement initiatives. This commentary describes an educational strategy for improving diagnosis. The authors suggest that learners should demonstrate effective use of knowledge, clinical reasoning, system orientation, patient and team engagement, and appropriate attitudes regarding diagnosis to achieve lasting success.