Choosing Wisely®

An Initiative of the ABIM Foundation

A campaign to encourage physician and patient conversations about overuse and misuse of tests and procedures to help make smart care choices.

Choosing Wisely®

2014 ABIM Foundation Forum

Rebooting the System for Service and Satisfaction

The Forum will explore how choices in implementation/design of clinical, regulatory and policy environments influence patient care. #ABIMF2014

2014 ABIM Foundation Forum

Teaching Professionalism

New resource for students and clinicians

A new book supports medical professionals working to advance the principles and commitments of Medical Professionalism in the New Millennium: A Physician Charter.

Teaching Professionalism

The Physician Charter

Medical Professionalism in the New Millenium

The Physician Charter identifies three fundamental principles that underlie professionalism in the 21st century: the primacy of patient welfare, patient autonomy and social justice.

The Physician Charter

Putting Quality Into Practice

Physicians in their own voices

A video compilation of real-world success stories in which physicians describe activities that have reinvigorated their love of medicine while improving patient care.

Putting Quality Into Practice
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IN THE NEWS...

The American Physical Therapy Association became the first non-physician group to release a Choosing Wisely list on September 15. The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society also released their  recommendations and the American Society for Radiation Oncology released an additional five. Go to www.choosingwisely.org to see the lists.

PROFESSIONALISM IN PRACTICE

The Choosing Wisely campaign expanded its partnerships to include non-physician organizations, and welcomes the American Academy of Nursing, the American Dental Association and American Physical Therapy Association. These groups will announce new lists in fall 2014.

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Daniel Wolfson tackles pay-for-performance and what motivates physicians in a new blog post.
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