Principal Investigator: Jennifer Rhodes-Kropf, MD
Overview: This project will develop a video and curriculum to teach residents how to discuss goals of care with family members of patients with dementia (Module I) and to develop a video and teaching module so that interns can better understand what they can expect while they are helping their patients to complete a living will (Module II).
Organization: EW Sparrow Hospital/Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Overview: The patient-centered training project established, integrated patient-centered care teams of project faculty and nursing staff to direct residents on a dedicated patient-centered care ward. Dr. Frankel worked with project faculty, nurse teachers and hospital administration, with a focus on strategies for becoming successful change agents. Success of patient-centered care delivery will be determined by descriptive and patient-specific data.