Affiliation: University of Toronto
- Accuracy of physician self-assessment compared with observed measures of competence: a systematic reviewDavid A Davis
Knowledge Translation Program of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
JAMA 296:1094-102. 2006..The processes currently used to undertake professional development and evaluate competence may need to focus more on external assessment...
- Impact of formal continuing medical education: do conferences, workshops, rounds, and other traditional continuing education activities change physician behavior or health care outcomes?D Davis
Continuing Education and the Centre for Research in Education, University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Ontario, Canada
JAMA 282:867-74. 1999..Although physicians report spending a considerable amount of time in continuing medical education (CME) activities, studies have shown a sizable difference between real and ideal performance, suggesting a lack of effect of formal CME...
- Assessing and scaling the knowledge pyramid: the good-guideline guideDave Davis
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Ontario Medical Association, Toronto
CMAJ 174:337-8. 2006
- The case for knowledge translation: shortening the journey from evidence to effectDave Davis
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto ON, Canada M5G 1VJ
BMJ 327:33-5. 2003
- Solving the information overload problem: a letter from CanadaDavid A Davis
Continuing Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Suite 650, 500 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7
Med J Aust 180:S68-71. 2004..Implementation strategies include performance feedback, training of opinion leaders, development of algorithms and reminders, and communication through journals and continuing medical education activities...
- CME and the pharmaceutical industry: two worlds, three views, four stepsDavid A Davis
Continuing Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, ON
CMAJ 171:149-50. 2004
- Enhancing continuity of information: essential components of a referral documentWhitney Berta
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
Can Fam Physician 54:1432-3, 1433.e1-6. 2008..To identify elements of data that have been shown to contribute to continuity of information between primary care providers and medical specialists providing care to adult asthma patients...
- Spanning the know-do gap: understanding knowledge application and capacity in long-term care homesWhitney Berta
University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, 155 College Street, Suite 425, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 3M6
Soc Sci Med 70:1326-34. 2010....
- The contingencies of organizational learning in long-term care: factors that affect innovation adoptionWhitney Berta
Health Services Organization and Management, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Health Care Manage Rev 30:282-92. 2005..Our model offers insights into the complexities of adopting and sustaining innovations in LTC facilities particularly, in health care organizations specifically, and in service organizations generally...
- Challenges in multidisciplinary cancer care among general surgeons in CanadaAnna R Gagliardi
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:59. 2008....
- Practitioner and organizational barriers to evidence-based practice of physical therapists for people with strokeNancy M Salbach
Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7
Phys Ther 87:1284-303. 2007....
- Colorectal cancer care knowledge mapping: identifying priorities for knowledge translation researchAnna R Gagliardi
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cancer Causes Control 19:615-30. 2008..We do not know the extent and nature of knowledge translation (KT) in oncology. This study examined colorectal cancer (CRC) health services research, and engaged researchers and decision makers in prioritizing KT research gaps...
- The role of collegial interaction in continuing professional developmentAnna R Gagliardi
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Contin Educ Health Prof 27:214-9. 2007..To guide the development of CPD opportunities, this study explored the nature of cancer-related questions faced by general surgeons, and how interaction with colleagues addressed those questions...
- Quality, patient safety and the implementation of best evidence: provinces in the country of knowledge translationDave Davis
Knowledge Translation Program, University of Toronto
Healthc Q 8:128-31. 2005
- How are family physicians managing osteoporosis? Qualitative study of their experiences and educational needsSusan B Jaglal
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Can Fam Physician 49:462-8. 2003..To explore family physicians' experiences and perceptions of osteoporosis and to identify their educational needs in this area...
- Factors influencing information seeking by physical therapists providing stroke managementNancy M Salbach
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7
Phys Ther 89:1039-50. 2009..Searching and reading the research literature are essential activities for enhancing the use of research and optimizing the quality of physical therapist practice...
- Determinants of research use in clinical decision making among physical therapists providing services post-stroke: a cross-sectional studyNancy M Salbach
Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1V7 Canada
Implement Sci 5:77. 2010..The objective of this study was to identify practitioner, organizational, and research characteristics associated with research use among physical therapists providing services post-stroke...
- Enhancing continuity of information: essential components of consultation reportsWhitney Berta
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 155 College St, Suite 425, Toronto, ON M5T 3M6, Canada
Can Fam Physician 55:624-5.e1-5. 2009..To identify elements of data that have been shown to contribute to continuity of information between primary care providers and medical specialists providing care to adult asthma patients...
- Severe acute respiratory syndrome and the delivery of continuing medical education: case study from TorontoDave Davis
Continuing Education, University of Toronto, Ontario
J Contin Educ Health Prof 24:76-81. 2004....
- Building bridges of understanding through continuing education and professional development of Arabs and IsraelisArnold M Noyek
Peter A. Silverman Centre for International Health, Mount Sinai Hospital, and International Continuing Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Contin Educ Health Prof 25:68-75. 2005..Larger scale international prospects for educational programming, extending beyond the health sector, are ways of addressing the primary determinants of health and creating social capital...
- Evaluating the teaching of evidence based medicine: conceptual frameworkSharon E Straus
Department of Medicine, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, 9ES-407, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
BMJ 329:1029-32. 2004
- Fostering knowledge exchange between researchers and decision-makers: exploring the effectiveness of a mixed-methods approachAnna R Gagliardi
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N3M5
Health Policy 86:53-63. 2008..This study evaluated the effectiveness of a research planning exercise utilizing technical (ranking, rating) and interpretive strategies (interdisciplinary workshop deliberation)...
- A guide to the Canadian Medical Association handbook on clinical practice guidelinesValerie A Palda
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
CMAJ 177:1221-6. 2007
- Information needs in the management of osteoporosis in family practice: an illustration of the failure of the current guideline implementation processSusan B Jaglal
Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Osteoporos Int 14:672-6. 2003....
- Sustaining change: once evidence-based practices are transferred, what then?Tazim Virani
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Healthc Q 12:89-96, 2. 2009....
- Can we alter physician behavior by educational methods? Lessons learned from studies of the management and follow-up of hypertensionKaren Tu
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Family Healthcare Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto Western Hospital-University Health Network-Family Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario
J Contin Educ Health Prof 22:11-22. 2002..However, they may have some utility in improving compliance with guideline recommendations...
- Development of the AGREE II, part 1: performance, usefulness and areas for improvementMelissa C Brouwers
McMaster University, Program in Evidence based Care, Cancer Care Ontario, ON, Canada
CMAJ 182:1045-52. 2010..We tested a new seven-point scale, evaluated the usefulness of the original items in the instrument, investigated evidence to support shorter, tailored versions of the tool, and identified areas for improvement...
- Coming of age in continuing medical education: the state of research and the place of Congress 2004David A Davis
J Contin Educ Health Prof 24:S5-8. 2004