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New IOM Report Examines Transdisciplinary Professionalism

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently released Establishing Transdisciplinary Professionalism for Improving Health Outcomes, a report summarizing the results of a workshop held in May by the IOM Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education. Participants in the workshop discussed how a shared understanding could be integrated into education and practiced to promote a transdisciplinary model of professionalism, ultimately achieving better outcomes and patient care. The report explores how this new professionalism would improve outcomes by facilitating multiple disciplines working together to address common problems.