Thomas J Beckman

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Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Resident physician well-being and assessments of their knowledge and clinical performance
    Thomas J Beckman
    Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:325-30. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Experience with a medical education research group at the Mayo Clinic
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Teach 31:518-21. 2009
  3. pmc Impact of resident well-being and empathy on assessments of faculty physicians
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:52-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Determining reliability of clinical assessment scores in real time
    Thomas J Beckman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Teach Learn Med 21:188-94. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Developing scholarly projects in education: a primer for medical teachers
    Thomas J Beckman
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Teach 29:210-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluating an instrument for the peer review of inpatient teaching
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Teach 25:131-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prostatitis
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Urology 69:779.e1-3. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Factor instability of clinical teaching assessment scores among general internists and cardiologists
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Educ 40:1209-16. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and medical management of erectile dysfunction
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:385-90. 2006
  10. pmc Proposal for a collaborative approach to clinical teaching
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 84:339-44. 2009

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Publications55

  1. pmc Resident physician well-being and assessments of their knowledge and clinical performance
    Thomas J Beckman
    Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:325-30. 2012
    ..However, these assessments may be influenced by residents' mental health. The relationship between residents' well-being and empathy and assessments of their global performance remains unclear...
  2. ncbi request reprint Experience with a medical education research group at the Mayo Clinic
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Teach 31:518-21. 2009
    ..Clinician-educators are encouraged to engage in scholarly activity despite numerous barriers to conducting educational research. We found no reports of formal educational research groups among general internists...
  3. pmc Impact of resident well-being and empathy on assessments of faculty physicians
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:52-6. 2010
    ..Teaching effectiveness is an important criterion for promoting clinician-educators. However, the relationship between residents' psychological characteristics and their assessments of faculty physicians is unknown...
  4. doi request reprint Determining reliability of clinical assessment scores in real time
    Thomas J Beckman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Teach Learn Med 21:188-94. 2009
    ..For ongoing assessments over extended time frames, real-time reliability computations may alert users to possible changes in the learning environment that are revealed by variations in reliability over time...
  5. ncbi request reprint Developing scholarly projects in education: a primer for medical teachers
    Thomas J Beckman
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Teach 29:210-8. 2007
    ..They conclude with outcomes, which should be distinguished from assessment methods and instruments, and are separated into Kirkpatrick's hierarchy of reaction, learning, behavior and results...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluating an instrument for the peer review of inpatient teaching
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Teach 25:131-5. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the MTEF is overall internally consistent for the peer review of inpatient teaching at Mayo. Hence, the MTEF may be a useful element in the peer evaluation of teaching at our institution...
  7. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prostatitis
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Urology 69:779.e1-3. 2007
    ..We describe what we believe to be the first case of a patient with community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus acute prostatitis as determined by cultures of prostatic tissue, blood, and nares...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factor instability of clinical teaching assessment scores among general internists and cardiologists
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Educ 40:1209-16. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the factor stability of this 3-dimensional model among cardiologists and to compare domain-specific scores between general internists and cardiologists...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and medical management of erectile dysfunction
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:385-90. 2006
    ..Additionally, we review major considerations when prescribing phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors and other medical treatments, including intraurethral alprostadil, penile injection therapy, and testosterone replacement...
  10. pmc Proposal for a collaborative approach to clinical teaching
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 84:339-44. 2009
    ..We believe that practicing this approach, which emphasizes respectful teacher-learner relationships, improves the quality of every clinical teaching encounter...
  11. ncbi request reprint Regular screening in type 2 diabetes. A mnemonic approach for improving compliance, detecting complications
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Postgrad Med 115:19-20, 23-7. 2004
    ..It has also been accepted by medical students and residents as a valuable aid in the management of diabetes. My hope is that this system of organization will help the reader provide more effective care to these patients as well...
  12. pmc How reliable are assessments of clinical teaching? A review of the published instruments
    Thomas J Beckman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:971-7. 2004
    ..Learner feedback is the primary method for evaluating clinical faculty, despite few existing standards for measuring learner assessments...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from a peer review of bedside teaching
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Acad Med 79:343-6. 2004
    ..Finally, he learned that experienced attending physicians often demonstrate teaching sessions focused on psychosocial aspects of care, the use of simple questions, and a willingness to expose their own inadequacies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and medical management of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Men s Health Center for Urology, and Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:1356-62. 2005
    ..We also review supporting evidence and treatment considerations for saw palmetto and the 2 major classes of prescription medications, alpha1-adrenergic antagonists and 5alpha-reductase inhibitors...
  15. ncbi request reprint The interpersonal, cognitive and efficiency domains of clinical teaching: construct validity of a multi-dimensional scale
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Educ 39:1221-9. 2005
    ..Consequently, we investigated the construct validity of faculty assessments comprised of interpersonal and cognitive domains, utilising evaluations obtained from resident doctors on an internal medicine hospital service...
  16. pmc What is the validity evidence for assessments of clinical teaching?
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1159-64. 2005
    ..Although a variety of validity evidence should be utilized when evaluating assessment tools, a review of teaching assessments suggested that authors pursue a limited range of validity evidence...
  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of clinical teaching evaluations by resident and peer physicians
    Thomas J Beckman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
    Med Teach 26:321-5. 2004
    ..Furthermore, peer evaluations yield higher inter-rater and internal reliabilities than resident evaluations, indicating that peer physicians are more reliable than residents for assessing bedside teaching...
  18. doi request reprint Measuring faculty reflection on medical grand rounds at Mayo Clinic: associations with teaching experience, clinical exposure, and presenter effectiveness
    Christopher M Wittich
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:277-84. 2013
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  19. doi request reprint Validation of a method to measure resident doctors' reflections on quality improvement
    Christopher M Wittich
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 5590, USA
    Med Educ 44:248-55. 2010
    ..Therefore, we developed and determined the validity of the Mayo Evaluation of Reflection on Improvement Tool (MERIT) for assessing resident reflection on QI opportunities...
  20. ncbi request reprint Measuring motivational characteristics of courses: applying Keller's instructional materials motivation survey to a web-based course
    David A Cook
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Acad Med 84:1505-9. 2009
    ..The IMMS has received little use or study in medical education. The authors sought to evaluate the validity of IMMS scores and compare scores between standard and adaptive Web-based learning modules...
  21. pmc Improving participant feedback to continuing medical education presenters in internal medicine: a mixed-methods study
    Christopher M Wittich
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:425-31. 2012
    ..Feedback is essential for improving the skills of continuing medical education (CME) presenters. However, there has been little research on improving the quality of feedback to CME presenters...
  22. doi request reprint Residents' reflections on quality improvement: temporal stability and associations with preventability of adverse patient events
    Christopher M Wittich
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Acad Med 86:737-41. 2011
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Validation of a method for measuring medical students' critical reflections on professionalism in gross anatomy
    Christopher M Wittich
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Anat Sci Educ 6:232-8. 2013
    ..Critical reflection is a recognized component of professionalism and may be important for behavior change. This instrument may be used in future research on professionalism among medical students...
  24. ncbi request reprint A multi-institutional survey of internal medicine residents' learning habits
    Randall S Edson
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Med Teach 32:773-5. 2010
    ..Resident physicians are expected to demonstrate medical knowledge. However, little is known about the residents' reading habits and learning preferences...
  25. pmc Group assessments of resident physicians improve reliability and decrease halo error
    Matthew R Thomas
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:759-64. 2011
    ..Individual faculty assessments of resident competency are complicated by inconsistent application of standards, lack of reliability, and the "halo" effect...
  26. doi request reprint Internal structure of mini-CEX scores for internal medicine residents: factor analysis and generalizability
    David A Cook
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Office of Education Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Baldwin 4 A, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 15:633-45. 2010
    ..The mini-CEX is widely used to rate directly observed resident-patient encounters. Although several studies have explored the reliability of mini-CEX scores, the dimensionality of mini-CEX scores is incompletely understood...
  27. pmc Predictive validity evidence for medical education research study quality instrument scores: quality of submissions to JGIM's Medical Education Special Issue
    Darcy A Reed
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:903-7. 2008
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Behaviors of highly professional resident physicians
    Darcy A Reed
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    JAMA 300:1326-33. 2008
    ..Unprofessional behaviors in medical school predict high stakes consequences for practicing physicians, yet little is known about specific behaviors associated with professionalism during residency...
  29. ncbi request reprint Introducing resident doctors to complexity in ambulatory medicine
    David A Cook
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Educ 42:838-48. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to develop and evaluate an intervention to enhance residents' appreciation for the diversity of acceptable approaches when managing complex patients...
  30. doi request reprint Relationship between critical reflection and quality improvement proposal scores in resident doctors
    Christopher M Wittich
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Educ 45:149-54. 2011
    ..We used validated methods to explore associations between resident doctors' reflections on QI opportunities and the quality of their QI project proposals...
  31. pmc Selection criteria for internal medicine residency applicants and professionalism ratings during internship
    Michael W Cullen
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 86:197-202. 2011
    ..To determine whether standardized admissions data in residents' Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) submissions were associated with multisource assessments of professionalism during internship...
  32. pmc Effect of rater training on reliability and accuracy of mini-CEX scores: a randomized, controlled trial
    David A Cook
    Office of Education Research, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:74-9. 2009
    ..Mini-CEX scores assess resident competence. Rater training might improve mini-CEX score interrater reliability, but evidence is lacking...
  33. pmc Measuring faculty reflection on adverse patient events: development and initial validation of a case-based learning system
    Christopher M Wittich
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:293-8. 2011
    ..Critical reflection by faculty physicians on adverse patient events is important for changing physician's behaviors. However, there is little research regarding physician reflection on quality improvement (QI)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Association between funding and quality of published medical education research
    Darcy A Reed
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55901, USA
    JAMA 298:1002-9. 2007
    ..Methodological shortcomings in medical education research are often attributed to insufficient funding, yet an association between funding and study quality has not been established...
  35. doi request reprint Perspective: Transformative learning: a framework using critical reflection to link the improvement competencies in graduate medical education
    Christopher M Wittich
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Acad Med 85:1790-3. 2010
    ..Educators who adopt the transformative learning framework should be able to design meaningful QI curricula that encourage residents to be reflective and empower them with QI skills...
  36. doi request reprint Reflections on experimental research in medical education
    David A Cook
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 15:455-64. 2010
    ..Fifth, single-group pretest-posttest studies are susceptible to numerous validity threats. Finally, educational interventions (including the comparison group) must be described in detail sufficient to allow replication...
  37. pmc Resident physicians' knowledge of underserved patients: a multi-institutional survey
    Mark L Wieland
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 85:728-33. 2010
    ..To measure actual and perceived resident physician knowledge of underserved patient populations...
  38. doi request reprint A novel advance directives course provides a transformative learning experience for medical students
    Paul S Mueller
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Teach Learn Med 22:137-41. 2010
    ..Inadequate physician training may be a barrier to physician-patient discussions of advance directives (ADs)...
  39. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the methodologic quality of medical education research studies published in The American Journal of Surgery
    Darcy A Reed
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg 198:442-4. 2009
    ..This study examined the methodologic quality of medical education research published in The American Journal of Surgery (AJS) relative to other journals and in AJS itself over time...
  40. pmc Adapting web-based instruction to residents' knowledge improves learning efficiency: a randomized controlled trial
    David A Cook
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:985-90. 2008
    ..Increased clinical demands and decreased available time accentuate the need for efficient learning in postgraduate medical training. Adapting Web-based learning (WBL) to learners' prior knowledge may improve efficiency...
  41. doi request reprint Resident physicians' perspectives on effective outpatient teaching: a qualitative study
    John B Kisiel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 15:357-68. 2010
    ..These findings support learning theories and previous factor analytic studies. However, this qualitative study provided insights that could not be gleaned from assessment scores alone...
  42. doi request reprint Perspective: a practical approach to defining professional practice gaps for continuing medical education
    Christopher M Wittich
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Acad Med 87:582-5. 2012
    ..The authors anticipate that LASO will be able to provide all CME course directors with a practical approach to defining educational gaps for CME accreditation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Quality of reporting of experimental studies in medical education: a systematic review
    David A Cook
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Educ 41:737-45. 2007
    ..Determine the prevalence of essential elements of reporting in experimental studies in medical education...
  44. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of titles and abstracts of experimental studies in medical education: many informative elements missing
    David A Cook
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Educ 41:1074-81. 2007
    ..Informative titles and abstracts facilitate reading and searching the literature...
  45. ncbi request reprint Does scale length matter? A comparison of nine- versus five-point rating scales for the mini-CEX
    David A Cook
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Office of Education Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Baldwin 4 A, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 14:655-64. 2009
    ..This study sought to evaluate the interrater reliability and accuracy of mini-clinical evaluation exercise (mini-CEX) scores, comparing the traditional mini-CEX nine-point scale to a five-point scale...
  46. doi request reprint Comparison of the quality of patient referrals from physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners
    Robert H Lohr
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1266-71. 2013
    ..To compare the quality of referrals of patients with complex medical problems from nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and physicians to general internists...
  47. pmc Visiting medical student elective and clerkship programs: a survey of US and Puerto Rico allopathic medical schools
    Paul S Mueller
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    BMC Med Educ 10:41. 2010
    ..No published reports of studies have provided aggregate data on visiting medical student (VMS) programs at allopathic medical schools...
  48. doi request reprint Code status discussions: agreement between internal medicine residents and hospitalized patients
    Laura L Loertscher
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Teach Learn Med 22:251-6. 2010
    ..Medical residents frequently participate in code status discussions, yet their competency in this role has not been evaluated...
  49. doi request reprint Aging and cognitive performance: challenges and implications for physicians practicing in the 21st century
    Steven J Durning
    Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 30:153-60. 2010
    ..We conclude with implications for the health care system and areas of future research...
  50. ncbi request reprint Current concepts in validity and reliability for psychometric instruments: theory and application
    David A Cook
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Am J Med 119:166.e7-16. 2006
    ..Evidence to support the validity argument is collected from 5 sources:..
  51. ncbi request reprint "Safe Harbor": evaluation of a professionalism case discussion intervention for the gross anatomy course
    Christine M Spampinato
    Mayo Medical School, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
    Anat Sci Educ 7:191-8. 2014
    ..Future studies should determine whether this case discussion intervention improves objective measures of professionalism...
  52. pmc Using social media to improve continuing medical education: a survey of course participants
    Amy T Wang
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 87:1162-70. 2012
    ....
  53. pmc Validation of a method for assessing resident physicians' quality improvement proposals
    James L Leenstra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1330-4. 2007
    ..Residency programs involve trainees in quality improvement (QI) projects to evaluate competency in systems-based practice and practice-based learning and improvement. Valid approaches to assess QI proposals are lacking...
  54. pmc Musculoskeletal injection
    Christopher M Wittich
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 84:831-6; quiz 837. 2009
    ..Experience with joint injection and the pharmacological principles described in this article should allow primary care physicians to become comfortable and proficient with musculoskeletal injections...
  55. ncbi request reprint Educational epidemiology
    Thomas J Beckman
    JAMA 292:2969; author reply 2970-1. 2004