J R Boulet

Summary

Affiliation: Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A simulation-based acute skills performance assessment for anesthesia training
    David J Murray
    Washington University Clinical Simulation Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Anesth Analg 101:1127-34, table of contents. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Review article: assessment in anesthesiology education
    John R Boulet
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Can J Anaesth 59:182-92. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The international medical graduate pipeline: recent trends in certification and residency training
    John R Boulet
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:469-77. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of task exposure on repeat candidate scores in a high-stakes standardized patient assessment
    John R Boulet
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:227-32. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of a simulation-based acute care skills assessment for medical students and residents
    John R Boulet
    Research and Evaluation, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 2685, USA
    Anesthesiology 99:1270-80. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessing the written communication skills of medical school graduates
    John R Boulet
    Research and Evaluation, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 9:47-60. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessing the ability of medical students to perform osteopathic manipulative treatment techniques
    John R Boulet
    National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 104:203-11. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Does composition medium affect the psychometric properties of scores on an exercise designed to assess written medical communication skills?
    John R Boulet
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 12:157-67. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Investigating gender-related construct-irrelevant components of scores on the written assessment exercise of a high-stakes certification assessment
    John R Boulet
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates ECFMG, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 10:53-63. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the characteristics and examination performances of U.S. and non-U.S. citizen international medical graduates who sought Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates certification: 1995-2004
    John R Boulet
    Research and Data Resources Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research FAIMER, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:S116-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint A simulation-based acute skills performance assessment for anesthesia training
    David J Murray
    Washington University Clinical Simulation Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Anesth Analg 101:1127-34, table of contents. 2005
    ..Training programs could use a simulation-based multiple encounter evaluation to measure provider skill in acute care...
  2. doi request reprint Review article: assessment in anesthesiology education
    John R Boulet
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Can J Anaesth 59:182-92. 2012
    ..Although many of the competencies are difficult to define and measure specifically, advances in assessment techniques have provided more opportunities to gather meaningful performance data...
  3. ncbi request reprint The international medical graduate pipeline: recent trends in certification and residency training
    John R Boulet
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:469-77. 2006
    ..More detailed longitudinal analyses are required to better understand the interwoven issues of physician supply, consumers' needs, and the role of IMGs in the U.S. health care system...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of task exposure on repeat candidate scores in a high-stakes standardized patient assessment
    John R Boulet
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:227-32. 2003
    ..Failing candidates often make multiple attempts on licensure and certification examinations. For performance-based assessments, where available test material is often limited, overlap in examination content is frequently inevitable...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of a simulation-based acute care skills assessment for medical students and residents
    John R Boulet
    Research and Evaluation, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 2685, USA
    Anesthesiology 99:1270-80. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and test simulation exercises and associated scoring methods that could be used to evaluate the acute care skills of final-year medical students and first-year residents...
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessing the written communication skills of medical school graduates
    John R Boulet
    Research and Evaluation, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 9:47-60. 2004
    ..The relationship of PN scores with other related ability measures and select candidate characteristics provides additional evidence to support the validity of the written exercise...
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessing the ability of medical students to perform osteopathic manipulative treatment techniques
    John R Boulet
    National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 104:203-11. 2004
    ..Additional studies that incorporate a larger sample of students and focus on modifications to the assessment tool and rating protocols are warranted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does composition medium affect the psychometric properties of scores on an exercise designed to assess written medical communication skills?
    John R Boulet
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 12:157-67. 2007
    ..The results of this study suggest that the psychometric properties of the patient note scores are invariant with respect to composition method...
  9. ncbi request reprint Investigating gender-related construct-irrelevant components of scores on the written assessment exercise of a high-stakes certification assessment
    John R Boulet
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates ECFMG, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 10:53-63. 2005
    ..01, effect size = 0.23). The results of this study suggest that, based on rater, SP, and candidate characteristics, the validity of the PN ratings is not compromised...
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the characteristics and examination performances of U.S. and non-U.S. citizen international medical graduates who sought Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates certification: 1995-2004
    John R Boulet
    Research and Data Resources Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research FAIMER, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:S116-9. 2006
    ..International medical graduates (IMGs) make up a substantial part of the U.S. physician workforce. Unfortunately, little is known about the demographic and performance characteristics of these doctors, especially over time...
  11. ncbi request reprint Checklist content on a standardized patient assessment: an ex post facto review
    John R Boulet
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates ECFMG, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 13:59-69. 2008
    ..Periodic review of checklist items, concentrating on their clinical importance, is warranted...
  12. ncbi request reprint Setting defensible performance standards on OSCEs and standardized patient examinations
    John R Boulet
    Research and Evaluation, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Med Teach 25:245-9. 2003
    ..In addition, based on the prevailing literature and research, ideas for future studies and potential augmentations to current performance-based standard setting protocols are advanced...
  13. ncbi request reprint Using National Medical Care Survey data to validate examination content on a performance-based clinical skills assessment for osteopathic physicians
    John R Boulet
    National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 103:225-31. 2003
    ..These differences suggest that from a content perspective, a performance-based clinical skills evaluation targeted at osteopathic physicians should be characteristically different from one designed for allopathic physicians...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quality assurance methods for performance-based assessments
    John R Boulet
    Research and Evaluation, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 8:27-47. 2003
    ..The results presented in this investigation highlight the need for well-defined training regimes, regular feedback to those involved in rating/scoring performances, and detailed statistical analyses of all scores...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical skills deficiencies among first-year residents: utility of the ECFMG clinical skills assessment
    John R Boulet
    Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 77:S33-5. 2002
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessing the comparability of standardized patient and physician evaluations of clinical skills
    John R Boulet
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 7:85-97. 2002
    ..These results provide evidence of the convergent validity of CSA scores...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessing the impact of examinee and standardized patient ethnicity on test scores in a large-scale clinical skills examination: gathering evidence for the consequential aspect of validity
    Andre F De Champlain
    National Board of Medical Examiners, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 79:S12-4. 2004
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  18. doi request reprint Setting performance standards for mannequin-based acute-care scenarios: an examinee-centered approach
    John R Boulet
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Simul Healthc 3:72-81. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint A work-centered approach for setting passing scores on performance-based assessments
    Danette Waller McKinley
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, USA
    Eval Health Prof 28:349-69. 2005
    ..Application and evaluation of the method are illustrated using examination materials obtained from a high-stakes certification assessment...
  20. doi request reprint Using standardized patients to assess the communication skills of graduating physicians for the comprehensive osteopathic medical licensing examination (COMLEX) level 2-performance evaluation (level 2-PE)
    Angela C Weidner
    National Center for Clinical Skills Testing, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, USA
    Teach Learn Med 22:8-15. 2010
    ..Standardized patients can be trained to assess the communication and interpersonal skills of medical students and graduates...
  21. ncbi request reprint Validation of the doctor-patient communication component of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Clinical Skills Assessment
    G P Whelan
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Med Educ 35:757-61. 2001
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Are interpersonal skills ratings influenced by gender in a clinical skills assessment using standardized patients?
    K A Chambers
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Clinical Skills Assessment Program, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 6:231-41. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore possible performance differences in interpersonal skills (IPS) ratings as a function of candidate and standardized patient (SP) gender...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the spoken English proficiency of graduates of foreign medical schools
    J R Boulet
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-2685, USA
    Med Educ 35:767-73. 2001
    ..This result, combined with the high reproducibility of the ratings over encounters and SPs, supports the use of trained SPs to measure spoken English skills in a simulated medical environment...
  24. ncbi request reprint A pediatric clinical skills assessment using children as standardized patients
    J L Lane
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:637-44. 1999
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  25. ncbi request reprint An examination of the relationship between clinical skills examination performance and performance on USMLE Step 2
    Eric S Muller
    NBME, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 78:S27-9. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between performance on a large-scale clinical skills examination (CSE) and a high-stakes multiple-choice examination...
  26. ncbi request reprint Relationships among subcomponents of the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Examination, the Step 1, and the Step 2 Clinical Knowledge Examinations
    Polina Harik
    National Board of Medical Examiners, 3750 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:S21-4. 2006
    ..This research examined relationships between and among scores from the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1, Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK), and subcomponents of the Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) examination...
  27. ncbi request reprint State of the art in standardized patient programs: a survey of osteopathic medical schools
    Anthony M Errichetti
    Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination Performance Evaluation USA, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 102:627-31. 2002
    ..Details of the 12 schools' SPPs are highlighted...
  28. doi request reprint Medical education in the Caribbean: variability in medical school programs and performance of students
    Marta van Zanten
    FAIMER, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 83:S33-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the structure of medical training programs in the Caribbean and the performance of the students...
  29. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the relationship between score components on a standardized patient clinical skills examination
    Melissa J Margolis
    NBME, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 78:S68-71. 2003
    ..This work investigated the reliability of and relationships between individual case and composite scores on a standardized patient clinical skills examination...
  30. pmc Simulations in the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)
    G F Dillon
    National Board of Medical Examiners, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:i41-5. 2004
    ..A number of new testing formats intended to further enhance assessment of critical knowledge and skills will be available in the near future...
  31. ncbi request reprint Using standardized patients to assess the interpersonal skills of physicians: six years' experience with a high-stakes certification examination
    Marta van Zanten
    Research and Evaluation, The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Commun 22:195-205. 2007
    ..These results may also generalize to other clinical skills assessments, or other evaluations that employ raters to judge communication abilities...
  32. ncbi request reprint Educational commission for foreign medical graduates certification and specialty board certification among graduates of the Caribbean medical schools
    John J Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, 3624 Market Street, Fourth Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:S112-5. 2006
    ..To determine the variability among Caribbean medical schools in the performance of their students against markers of quality...
  33. ncbi request reprint Assessing the underlying structure of the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 2 test of clinical skills using confirmatory factor analysis
    Andre De Champlain
    National Board of Medical Examiners, 3750 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:S17-20. 2006
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  34. doi request reprint Overview of accreditation of undergraduate medical education programmes worldwide
    Marta van Zanten
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Med Educ 42:930-7. 2008
    ..There is significant variation in the structure and quality of undergraduate medical education around the world. Accreditation processes can encourage institutional improvement and help promote high-quality education experiences...
  35. ncbi request reprint Migration of doctors for undergraduate medical education
    James A Hallock
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Med Teach 29:98-105. 2007
    ..Research on physician migration typically focuses on medical school graduates, most often those seeking postgraduate training opportunities elsewhere...
  36. doi request reprint Flexner's global influence: medical education accreditation in countries that train physicians who pursue residency in the United States
    Marta van Zanten
    Research and Data Resources, Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research FAIMER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 85:324-32. 2010
    ..In addition to global variability in content and delivery of medical education programs, systems of quality assurance oversight are not universal, and there are variations in the scope of the reviews, protocols, and standards used...
  37. ncbi request reprint Assessing the communication and interpersonal skills of graduates of international medical schools as part of the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) Exam
    Marta van Zanten
    FAIMER, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 82:S65-8. 2007
    ..The ability to communicate effectively with patients is an essential element of a physician's clinical expertise...
  38. ncbi request reprint Correlates of performance of the ECFMG Clinical Skills Assessment: influences of candidate characteristics on performance
    Marta van Zanten
    The Educational Commission for Froeign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 78:S72-4. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether candidate characteristics were related to CSA pass/fail status...
  39. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the spoken English proficiency of international medical graduates: detecting threats to the validity of standardised patient ratings
    Marta van Zanten
    Clinical Skills Assessment, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Med Educ 37:69-76. 2003
    ..To investigate potential threats to the validity of the spoken English proficiency ratings provided by standardised patients (SPs) in high-stakes clinical skills examinations...
  40. ncbi request reprint Detecting score drift in a high-stakes performance-based assessment
    Danette W McKinley
    Research and Evaluation, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 9:29-38. 2004
    ..This is essential to ensure comparability of scores and pass-fail decisions for candidates who are assessed on multiple test forms throughout the year...
  41. ncbi request reprint The effects of task sequence on examinee performance
    Danette W McKinley
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Teach Learn Med 16:18-22. 2004
    ..If the sequence of administration of encounters in performance-based examinations has an appreciable impact on examinee performance, the validity of any associated assessment decisions could be compromised...
  42. ncbi request reprint The influence of ethnicity on patient satisfaction in a standardized patient assessment
    Marta van Zanten
    Acad Med 79:S15-7. 2004
    ..To study possible differences in patient satisfaction ratings as a function of physician and patient ethnicity in a standardized patient (SP) performance-based assessment...
  43. ncbi request reprint Using a standardised patient assessment to measure professional attributes
    Marta van Zanten
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Med Educ 39:20-9. 2005
    ..While much work has focused on defining professionalism and teaching medical students the appropriate interpersonal behaviours, relatively little research has looked at meaningful ways of assessing the relevant attributes...
  44. ncbi request reprint U.S. citizens who graduated from medical schools outside the United States and Canada and received certification from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 1983-2002
    Mary B McAvinue
    Registration and Credentials Services, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Acad Med 80:473-8. 2005
    ..S. and non-U.S. citizens, who obtained their medical degrees outside of the United States and Canada, with a focus on where U.S. citizens received their medical education and how this choice has changed over time...
  45. ncbi request reprint The changing pool of international medical graduates seeking certification training in US graduate medical education programs
    Gerald P Whelan
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 288:1079-84. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Specialty board certification among U.S. citizen and non-U.S. citizen graduates of international medical schools
    John J Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, 3624 Market Street, Fourth Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 80:S42-5. 2005
    ..This study investigated whether they differ from U.S. medical graduates (USMGs) in specialty board certification...
  47. ncbi request reprint Attrition rates of residents in postgraduate training programs
    Marta van Zanten
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Teach Learn Med 14:175-7. 2002
    ..One goal of program directors is to attract and retain high-quality residents. It is therefore important to study attrition of residents to determine specific cohorts that may be less likely to complete residency training...
  48. ncbi request reprint Scoring standardized patient examinations: lessons learned from the development and administration of the ECFMG Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA)
    Gerald P Whelan
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Clinical Skills Assessment Program, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2685, USA
    Med Teach 27:200-6. 2005
    ..The early prototype administrations of the CSA, including many operational research studies, were supported and guided by Dr Friedman Ben-David, Friedman et al. 1991, 1993, Stillman et al. 1992, and Sutnick et al. 1993, 1995...
  49. ncbi request reprint Using factor analysis to evaluate checklist items
    Danette W McKinley
    Research and Evaluation Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 80:S102-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of the current investigation is to illustrate the potential use of structural equation modeling (SEM) with scores from a standardized patient examination...
  50. doi request reprint Summative assessment in medicine: the promise of simulation for high-stakes evaluation
    John R Boulet
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1017-24. 2008
    ..Simulation, whether it involves standardized patients (SPs), computerized case management scenarios, part-task trainers, electromechanical mannequins, or a combination of these methods, holds great promise for high-stakes assessment...
  51. doi request reprint Medical education in the Caribbean: variability in educational commission for foreign medical graduate certification rates and United States medical licensing examination attempts
    Marta van Zanten
    FAIMER, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 84:S13-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate demographic characteristics and performance outcomes of Caribbean-educated physicians...
  52. doi request reprint U.S. citizens who obtain their medical degrees abroad: an overview, 1992-2006
    John R Boulet
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:226-33. 2009
    ..S. graduates. Moreover, they are more likely than non-U.S. citizens to be engaged in primary care activities. Changes in the composition of the IMG pool could affect the makeup and quality of the U.S. physician workforce...
  53. doi request reprint The use of standardized patient assessments for certification and licensure decisions
    John R Boulet
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research J R B, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Simul Healthc 4:35-42. 2009
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  54. doi request reprint Patient note fabrication and consequences of unprofessional behavior in a high-stakes clinical skills licensing examination
    Jeanne M Sandella
    National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Center for Clinical Skills Testing, 101 W Elm St, Suite 150, Conshohocken, PA 19428, USA
    Acad Med 84:S70-3. 2009
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Effect of first-encounter pretest on pass/fail rates of a clinical skills medical licensure examination
    William L Roberts
    National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Inc, Conshohocken, PA, 19428 2004, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 15:219-27. 2010
    ..Results indicate that current examination administration protocols do not present a threat to the validity of test score interpretations...
  56. ncbi request reprint Survey on the clinical skills of osteopathic medical students
    John R Gimpel
    National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Clinical Skills Testing Center, Conshohocken, PA 19428 2075, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 106:296-301. 2006
    ..These results provide additional support for requiring acceptable performance on a comprehensive clinical skills examination before admission to osteopathic graduate medical education programs...
  57. doi request reprint Evaluation of the congruence between students' postencounter notes and standardized patients' checklists in a clinical skills examination
    Katherine Worzala
    Clinical Skills Center, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Teach Learn Med 20:31-6. 2008
    ..Questions remain about the congruence between students' written notes and checklists as summaries of encounters...
  58. ncbi request reprint Standardized patients and mechanical simulators in teaching and assessment at colleges of osteopathic medicine
    John R Gimpel
    National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, National Center for Clinical Skills Testing, 1010 W Elm St, Suite 150, Conshohocken, PA 19428 2075, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 107:557-61. 2007
    ..A 2001 survey of 19 colleges of osteopathic medicine (COMs) revealed that standardized patient programs (SPPs) are increasingly used in osteopathic medical education. However, no new data have been published since...
  59. doi request reprint The contribution of international medical graduates to diversity in the U.S. physician workforce: graduate medical education
    John J Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:493-9. 2008
    ..To describe the ethnicity/race and gender distribution of the international medical graduates (IMGs) qualified to enter graduate medical education (GME) and those who are actually in GME...
  60. ncbi request reprint Modeling longitudinal performances on the United States Medical Licensing Examination and the impact of sociodemographic covariates: an application of survival data analysis
    Andre De Champlain
    National Board of Medical Examiners, 3750 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:S108-11. 2006
    ..This study models time to passing United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) for the computer-based testing (CBT) start-up cohort using the Cox Proportional Hazards Model...
  61. doi request reprint Simulation-based assessment in anesthesiology: requirements for practical implementation
    John R Boulet
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Anesthesiology 112:1041-52. 2010
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Acute care skills in anesthesia practice: a simulation-based resident performance assessment
    David J Murray
    Washington University Clinical Simulation Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Anesthesiology 101:1084-95. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop simulation exercises and associated scoring methods and determine whether these scenarios could be used to evaluate acute anesthesia care skills...
  63. ncbi request reprint Effects of case characteristics on encounter time in a high-stakes standardized patient examination
    Danette W McKinley
    Acad Med 81:S61-4. 2006
    ..Timing data was extracted from United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 2 Clinical Skills...
  64. ncbi request reprint Performance of residents and anesthesiologists in a simulation-based skill assessment
    David J Murray
    Washington University Clinical Simulation Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Anesthesiology 107:705-13. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether an inventory of simulated intraoperative scenarios provided a reliable and valid measure of anesthesia residents' and anesthesiologists' skill...
  65. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the management of septic shock using patient simulation
    Einar Ottestad
    Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:769-75. 2007
    ..Develop a scoring system that can assess the management of septic shock by individuals and teams...
  66. ncbi request reprint Developing performance-based medical school assessment programs in resource-limited environments
    Ana Lia Vargas
    National University of Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
    Med Teach 29:192-8. 2007
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Introduction of patient video clips into computer-based testing: effects on item statistics and reliability estimates
    Steven A Lieberman
    Acad Med 78:S48-51. 2003
    ..Using patient video clips to evaluate examinees' skills in interpreting physical examination findings is possible with computer-based testing, but the psychometric properties of video-based questions are unknown...
  68. ncbi request reprint Comparing traditional and computer-based training methods for standardized patients
    Anthony Errichetti
    Institute for Clinical Competence, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Northern Blvd, PO Box 8000, Old Westbury, NY 11568 8000, USA
    Acad Med 81:S91-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare a traditional SP training technique with one that was based on computer-based delivery of case materials and checklist-based scoring criteria...