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Contact: Steve Graff
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Mitesh S. Patel, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Caption: Despite a national consensus among policy makers and educators to train residents to be more conscious of the cost of care, less than 15 percent of internal medicine residency programs have a formal curriculum addressing it, a new research letter published today in JAMA Internal Medicine by a Penn Medicine physician found.

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