The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine offers these resources for trainees, practitioners, and educators examining clinical reasoning, critical thinking, and systems factors that underlie diagnostic error, and strategies to improve diagnostic performance.

We hope you find these resources helpful.


Clinical Reasoning Toolkit

Diagnostic Reasoning is a fundamental skill for any clinician.

How can medical education do a better job of training physicians about the diagnostic process to make diagnosis safer and more reliable? 

SIDM Diagnostic Fellowship

SIDM will match you with experienced mentors who are recognized leaders in the fields of diagnostic error education, research, or practice improvement.

Application for 2018 now open.



Other SIDM Resources

SIDM Publications

External Resources

  • IM Reasoning Podcasts - Dr. Art Nahill and Dr. Nic Szecket present case discussions, conversations and interviews that explore issues important to medical students, trainees and practitioners of clinical medicine, with a special focus on clinical reasoning, the once-mysterious process behind the remarkable abilities of the master clinician.
  • Lisa Sanders' Diagnosis Column in the New York Times
  • Missed - Michael Green, MD's comic in the Annals of Internal Medicine