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COMSEP HVHC Curriculum Learning Activity Repository

Currently available:

1. HVC cases, through Med U. Available at: Module A on high value care and clinical reasoning, Module B on diagnostic testing, Module F on insurance, Module G on waste, and Module H on vaccines.
You do not need to be a member of MedU to access these cases—they are free of charge to all.

All MedEdPortal cases can be accessed without charge through your school if it is a member of the AAMC (as are all allopathic medical schools):

2. Moriates C, Shah N, Levy A, Lin M, Fogerty R, Arora V. The Teaching Value Workshop. MedEdPORTAL Publication; 2014. Available from: - See more at:

3. Woods S, Avery C, Bartlett K, Bordley W, Chung A, Eichner B, Key-Solle M, McLean H, Ming D. High Value Care Pediatric Curriculum. MedEdPORTAL Publication; 2015. Available from: - See more at:

4. Duke P, Cochran N. How to Communicate Value Added Care: Negotiation and Saying No. MedEdPORTAL Publication; 2014. Available from: - See more at:

5. Ryan Padrez, Adam Schickedanz, Alan Schroeder, Carolyn Avery, Suzanne Woods, Lauren Walker, Jimmy Beck, Lisa Herrmann, and Michael Cabana. The PedsValue Modules - A Nationally Developed Pediatric High Value Care Education Series. Available at:

Though you will be asked to register and login, there is no charge for these cases.

6. Vanderbilt noon conference series: An innovative resident conference to teach cost-effective, evidence-based diagnosis of pediatric illness. Wayne Liang, Erin Powell, Tyler Reimschisel, Whitney Browning, Rebecca Swan. Slide set available at:

7. Jonas JA, Ronan JC, Petrie I, Fieldston ES. Description and Evaluation of an Educational Intervention on Health Care Costs and Value. Hosp Peds 2016; 6(2):72-6.

8. Walker LL, RamaJ, Whitney S. Dollars, Values and Sense in Medical Decision Making.

In development:
1. Baylor-2nd year classroom curriculum--Mary Rocha, Anne Gill, Lauren Walker, Steven Whitney; in process for MedEdPortal

2. Holmes AV, Ralston SL. Teaching high-value care in pediatrics through a reflective writing exercise. (Dartmouth)