AMA adopts policy to incorporate EHR training in medical schools

In an effort to transform medical education, AMA adopted a policy at its annual meeting for medical schools and residency programs to provide future physicians with sufficient training in electronic health record systems.
“Unfortunately, despite a growing awareness within the medical education community that medical students and residents need to learn how to ensure quality clinical documentation within an electronic health record, some institutions continue to restrict access to the EHR due to a variety of concerns,” Karthik V. Sarma, MS, AMA board member and medical student, said

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