John Norcini

Summary

Affiliation: Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Increasing the quality and capacity of education: the challenge for the 21st century
    John J Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19083, USA
    Med Educ 45:81-6. 2011
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Evaluating the quality of care provided by graduates of international medical schools
    John J Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1461-8. 2010
  5. pmc Good exams made easy: the item management system for multiple examination formats
    Achim Hochlehnert
    Department of Psychosomatic and General Internal Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Medical Clinic, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 12:63. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Current perspectives in assessment: the assessment of performance at work
    John J Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Med Educ 39:880-9. 2005
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Workplace-based assessment as an educational tool: AMEE Guide No. 31
    John Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Med Teach 29:855-71. 2007
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Assessment, surgeon, and society
    John Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Surg 7:313-7. 2009

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. doi request reprint Increasing the quality and capacity of education: the challenge for the 21st century
    John J Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19083, USA
    Med Educ 45:81-6. 2011
    ..Hence, we see the challenges for the 21st century to involve increasing both capacity and quality...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluating the quality of care provided by graduates of international medical schools
    John J Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1461-8. 2010
    ..We found no significant mortality difference when comparing all international medical graduates with all U.S. medical school graduates...
  5. pmc Good exams made easy: the item management system for multiple examination formats
    Achim Hochlehnert
    Department of Psychosomatic and General Internal Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Medical Clinic, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 12:63. 2012
    ..Therefore some medical faculties have founded cooperation projects which mainly focus on the exchange of multiple choice questions (MCQs)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Current perspectives in assessment: the assessment of performance at work
    John J Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Med Educ 39:880-9. 2005
    ..A number of new testing methods are now in place, the computer is improving both the fidelity and efficiency of examinations, and the psychometric principles on which assessment rests are more sophisticated than ever...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Workplace-based assessment as an educational tool: AMEE Guide No. 31
    John Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Med Teach 29:855-71. 2007
    ..This has led to an increasing interest in a variety of formative assessment methods that require observation and offer the opportunity for feedback...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Assessment, surgeon, and society
    John Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Surg 7:313-7. 2009
    ..Three of them are of particular note, simulation, workplace-based assessment, and the assessment of new competences, and each is reviewed with a focus on its potential...
  11. ncbi request reprint The mini-CEX: a method for assessing clinical skills
    John J Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research and American Board of Internal Medicine, 3624 Market Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:476-81. 2003
    ..To evaluate the mini-clinical evaluation exercise (mini-CEX), which assesses the clinical skills of residents...
  12. doi request reprint Criteria for good assessment: consensus statement and recommendations from the Ottawa 2010 Conference
    John Norcini
    FAIMER, 3624 Market Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Med Teach 33:206-14. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint The FAIMER Institute: creating international networks of medical educators
    John Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Med Teach 27:214-8. 2005
    ..The current model will be modified to meet local needs, FAIMER will coordinate its other programs to support development in the regions, and partners will be sought to support and expand this effort...
  14. ncbi request reprint The medical education of United States citizens who train abroad
    John Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Surgery 140:338-46. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the schools that produce the most USIMGs and to describe the educational experiences and examination performance of graduates of these schools...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Slowing the brain drain: FAIMER education programs
    William P Burdick
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, 3624 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Med Teach 28:631-4. 2006
    ..Evaluation of FAIMER programs indicates approximately one-third of Fellows have been promoted, and that a community of medical educators is being created in many developing countries which may promote retention of these physicians...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint International exchange programs and U.S. medical schools
    Danette W McKinley
    Acad Med 83:S53-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of the current study is to describe the international experiences available to students and residents at U.S. allopathic medical schools...
  19. doi request reprint A model for linkage between health professions education and health: FAIMER international faculty development initiatives
    William Burdick
    FAIMER, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Med Teach 33:632-7. 2011
    ..Understanding the mechanism by which faculty development may promote development of socially accountable institutions and improve health can be useful for improving this connection and evaluating program effectiveness...
  20. pmc The death of the long case?
    John J Norcini
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19006, USA
    BMJ 324:408-9. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint An overview of the world's medical schools
    John Boulet
    FAIMER, Philadelphia 19104 2685, USA
    Med Teach 29:20-6. 2007
    ..Regrettably, other than for select countries and regions, relatively little is known about the characteristics or the quality of these institutions...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Peer assessment of competence
    John J Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Med Educ 37:539-43. 2003
    ..This instalment in the series on professional assessment summarises how peers are used in the evaluation process and whether their judgements are reliable and valid...
  24. ncbi request reprint The international medical graduate pipeline
    James A Hallock
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:94-6. 2003
    ..S. health care needs in the context of the intense international debate regarding global physician migration and its implications for the developing world...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues in the use of standardized patients for assessment
    John Norcini
    Foundation for the Advancement of International Medical Education and Research FAIMER, 3624 Market Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:293-7. 2003
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Certifying examination performance and patient outcomes following acute myocardial infarction
    John J Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, 3624 Market Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Med Educ 36:853-9. 2002
    ..To establish whether successful certifying examination performances of doctors are associated with their patients' mortality and length of stay following acute myocardial infarction...
  29. ncbi request reprint Setting standards on educational tests
    John J Norcini
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research FAIMER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Med Educ 37:464-9. 2003
    ..This instalment in the series on professional assessment provides an introduction to methods of setting standards...
  30. doi request reprint Setting standards for teaching evaluation data: an application of the contrasting groups method
    Judy A Shea
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Teach Learn Med 21:82-6. 2009
    ..Teaching evaluations are widely used in retention and remediation decisions. Typically evaluations are reviewed in a global manner and some gestalt is reached...
  31. 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...
  32. pmc Work based assessment
    John J Norcini
    BMJ 326:753-5. 2003
  33. pmc Where next with revalidation?
    John J Norcini
    BMJ 330:1458-9. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint Physician migration, education, and health care
    John J Norcini
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 25:4-7. 2005
    ..All of these actions require a uniquely global perspective that places a premium on the long-term benefits to humankind while respecting the rights of patients and physicians...