Current Radiology Reports

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How Do We Teach High-Value Radiology?

  • Viet T. Le
  • Marc H. WillisEmail author
Quality and Safety (H Abujudeh, Section Editor)
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Quality and Safety


Purpose of Review

The healthcare environment is under tremendous flux and the rate of change is continuously increasing. Calls have been made and efforts are underway to transform medical education. In this article, trends, key drivers, and resources for both global medical education and some specific to radiology are discussed.

Recent Findings

Great strides have been made to begin shifting focus towards high-value healthcare delivery through both non-traditional methods and innovation. We are not alone in this journey; resources are readily offered by instrumental key drivers of medical education with collaboration and sharing as valuable tools at our disposal.


Despite initial progress, barriers persist to achieving meaningful and sustainable changes in medical education. We must commit our resources and empower our current and future medical providers to lead the way in providing high-value healthcare for our patients. An awareness of trends and driving forces in healthcare and medical education is necessary for radiologists to be relevant and vital contributors to the healthcare team.


Value Patient outcomes Cost Medical education Health systems science Healthcare delivery 


Compliance with Ethical Guidelines

Conflict of interest

Viet T. Le declares no potential conflicts of interest. Marc H. Willis reports personal fees from Radiology Support, Communication and Alignment Network (R-SCAN) through a Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPi) grant to the American College of Radiology.

Human and Animal Rights and Informed Consent

This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA

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