University of Virginia School of
Curriculum Committee Executive Management Group
Minutes – 11/29/12
Pediatric Conference Room, 4:00 p.m.
Present (underlined) were: Peter Ham, Donald Innes (Chair), Keith Littlewood, Nancy McDaniel, Bart Nathan, Casey White, Mary Kate Worden, Guest: Evan Heald
- Patient Centered Medical Home Curriculum (PCMH).
Six Principles of PCMH
- Personal physician
- Whole person orientation
- Coordination of care across settings
- Quality & Safety
- Payment structure
University Medical Associates is PCMH certified and Family Medicine is working toward certification.
The program’s six standards align with the core components of primary care and with Medical School education:
PCMH 1: Enhance Access and Continuity
PCMH 2: Identify and Manage Patient Populations
PCMH 3: Plan and Manage Care
PCMH 4: Provide Self-Care and Community Support
PCMH 5: Track and Coordinate Care
PCMH 6: Measure and Improve Performance
- longitudinal experience in Patient Centered Medical Homes
- longitudinal relationships with patients (telephone; e- mail; accompany to visit, tweet) also stroke clinic, Family Medicine, HIV Clinic, CHF Clinic, other longitudinal care venues
Environment concerns and interprofessional working relationships are important aspects of PCMH.
Donald J. Innes, Jr., M.D.