Learning Network


Costs of Care and the ABIM Foundation launched the Teaching Value in Healthcare Learning Network in March 2015.

The Learning Network serves hundreds of educators and health systems directors and connects them to leaders in the field who share practical advice about how to develop engaging curriculum and health systems innovations.

Our goal is to openly discuss ways to get started, implement, and sustain feasible innovations at your institution or organization.

Recent Learning Network Google-Hangouts

Dr. Daisy Smith from ACP presents on the ACP-AAIM curricula on High Value Care and other efforts led by the ACP to teach medical students.

Dr. Eileen Moser discusses the SOAP-V framework, a new way to help students consider high value care during patient care.

Jessica Perlo from IHI’s Open School discusses the I-CAN network to teach clinicians how to be change agents.

Dr. Mitesh Patel from the University of Pennsylvania presents on an intervention aimed at increasing the prescribing of generic equivalents.

Neurosurgery resident Dr. Corinna Zygourakis from UCSF discusses the OR SCORE project.

Dr. Robert Fogerty from Yale discusses “I-CARE” (Interactive Cost-Awareness Resident Exercise), a friendly competition to create better care plans.

Dr. Muntz and colleagues assigned third-year medical students on their internal medicine clerkship to roles as “High Value Care Officers.”

Teaching Value Pod Cast

Teaching Value Project

Traditional medical training programs offer few opportunities for clinicians-in-training to learn how to deliver the highest quality care at the lowest possible cost when they enter practice.

To help address this gap, Costs of Care, in partnership with the ABIM Foundation has created the Teaching Value Project, which includes a series of educational modules for trainees and medical educators illustrating core principles of resource stewardship.

The Value of Interprofessional Communication: our next module will be available December 2016 and will demonstrate best practices in communicating with inter- professional team members about the value of tests and treatments.