Gerald P Whelan

Summary

Affiliation: Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Coming to America: the integration of international medical graduates into the American medical culture
    Gerald P Whelan
    Assessment Services, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:176-8. 2006
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Coming to America: the integration of international medical graduates into the American medical culture
    Gerald P Whelan
    Assessment Services, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:176-8. 2006
    ..The author reflects on the findings of the two Research Reports, and calls for increased attention in the medical education community to acculturating and educating IMGs for optimal patient care...
  3. 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
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  4. 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...
  5. 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
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...