W C McGaghie

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Translational educational research: a necessity for effective health-care improvement
    William C McGaghie
    Center for Education in Medicine and Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Chest 142:1097-103. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of practice on standardised learning outcomes in simulation-based medical education
    William C McGaghie
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Med Educ 40:792-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Scholarship, publication, and career advancement in health professions education: AMEE Guide No. 43
    William C McGaghie
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
    Med Teach 31:574-90. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Research opportunities in simulation-based medical education using deliberate practice
    William C McGaghie
    Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:995-1001. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Lessons for continuing medical education from simulation research in undergraduate and graduate medical education: effectiveness of continuing medical education: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Educational Guidelines
    William C McGaghie
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Chest 135:62S-68S. 2009
  6. pmc Evaluating the impact of simulation on translational patient outcomes
    William C McGaghie
    Center for Education in Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Simul Healthc 6:S42-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint A critical review of simulation-based medical education research: 2003-2009
    William C McGaghie
    Augusta Webster, MD, Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Med Educ 44:50-63. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Medical education research as translational science
    William C McGaghie
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences NUCATS Institute, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Sci Transl Med 2:19cm8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Are United States Medical Licensing Exam Step 1 and 2 scores valid measures for postgraduate medical residency selection decisions?
    William C McGaghie
    Augusta Webster, MD, Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Acad Med 86:48-52. 2011
  10. pmc Does simulation-based medical education with deliberate practice yield better results than traditional clinical education? A meta-analytic comparative review of the evidence
    William C McGaghie
    Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 86:706-11. 2011

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Publications54

  1. pmc Translational educational research: a necessity for effective health-care improvement
    William C McGaghie
    Center for Education in Medicine and Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Chest 142:1097-103. 2012
    ..National research priorities are served from translational educational research. National funding priorities should endorse the contribution and value of translational education research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of practice on standardised learning outcomes in simulation-based medical education
    William C McGaghie
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Med Educ 40:792-7. 2006
    ..We hypothesised an association between hours of practice in simulation-based medical education and standardised learning outcomes measured as weighted effect sizes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Scholarship, publication, and career advancement in health professions education: AMEE Guide No. 43
    William C McGaghie
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
    Med Teach 31:574-90. 2009
    ..Concluding remarks encourage health professions educators to pursue scholarship with vision and reflection...
  4. doi request reprint Research opportunities in simulation-based medical education using deliberate practice
    William C McGaghie
    Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:995-1001. 2008
    ..It concludes by listing and amplifying 10 DP research opportunities in academic EM. A coda states that the research agenda is rich and ambitious and should focus on the goal of educating superb, expert clinicians...
  5. doi request reprint Lessons for continuing medical education from simulation research in undergraduate and graduate medical education: effectiveness of continuing medical education: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Educational Guidelines
    William C McGaghie
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Chest 135:62S-68S. 2009
    ..A growing body of research evidence documents the utility of simulation technology for educating healthcare professionals. However, simulation has not been widely endorsed or used for continuing medical education (CME)...
  6. pmc Evaluating the impact of simulation on translational patient outcomes
    William C McGaghie
    Center for Education in Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Simul Healthc 6:S42-7. 2011
    ..SBME translational science demonstrates that results achieved in the educational laboratory (T1) transfer to improved downstream patient care practices (T2) and improved patient and public health (T3)...
  7. doi request reprint A critical review of simulation-based medical education research: 2003-2009
    William C McGaghie
    Augusta Webster, MD, Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Med Educ 44:50-63. 2010
    ..It also presents and discusses 12 features and best practices of SBME that teachers should know in order to use medical simulation technology to maximum educational benefit...
  8. doi request reprint Medical education research as translational science
    William C McGaghie
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences NUCATS Institute, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Sci Transl Med 2:19cm8. 2010
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  9. doi request reprint Are United States Medical Licensing Exam Step 1 and 2 scores valid measures for postgraduate medical residency selection decisions?
    William C McGaghie
    Augusta Webster, MD, Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Acad Med 86:48-52. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Does simulation-based medical education with deliberate practice yield better results than traditional clinical education? A meta-analytic comparative review of the evidence
    William C McGaghie
    Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 86:706-11. 2011
    ..This article presents a comparison of the effectiveness of traditional clinical education toward skill acquisition goals versus simulation-based medical education (SBME) with deliberate practice (DP)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Holistic versus actuarial student selection
    William C McGaghie
    Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, 3 130 Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Teach Learn Med 17:89-91. 2005
    ..The court also ruled that "holistic," "individualized" selection procedures, not "mechanical" methods, must be used to achieve student diversity goals...
  12. ncbi request reprint What is the impact of commercial test preparation courses on medical examination performance?
    William C McGaghie
    Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Teach Learn Med 16:202-11. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Altruism and compassion in the health professions: a search for clarity and precision
    William C McGaghie
    Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Med Teach 24:374-8. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Concept mapping in pulmonary physiology using pathfinder scaling
    William C McGaghie
    The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, 3 130 Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 9:225-40. 2004
    ..The article concludes by articulating several "next steps" in the Feinberg Northwestern and Wisconsin program of health sciences education research on concept mapping using Pathfinder scaling...
  15. ncbi request reprint Quantitative concept mapping in pulmonary physiology: comparison of student and faculty knowledge structures
    W C McGaghie
    Office of Medical Education, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Adv Physiol Educ 23:72-81. 2000
    ..Research outcomes are discussed concerning possible sources of variation in student and faculty knowledge structures...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessing readiness for medical education: evolution of the medical college admission test
    William C McGaghie
    Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 3 130 Ward Bldg, 303 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    JAMA 288:1085-90. 2002
    ..Through its 74-year history, the various renditions of the MCAT demonstrate that the definition of aptitude for medical education reflects the professional and social mores and values of the time...
  17. ncbi request reprint Development of a measure of attitude toward nutrition in patient care
    W C McGaghie
    Office of Medical Education McGaghie, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:15-20. 2001
    ..It presents evidence about scale reliability and the absence of response bias that endorses the trustworthiness of data from the measure...
  18. ncbi request reprint Medical and veterinary students' structural knowledge of pulmonary physiology concepts
    W C McGaghie
    Northwestern University Medical School, Office of Medical Education, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Acad Med 75:362-8. 2000
    ..Indexes of the students' structural knowledge were correlated with customary measures of student learning of the same concepts...
  19. doi request reprint Long-term retention of central venous catheter insertion skills after simulation-based mastery learning
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 85:S9-12. 2010
    ..Simulation-based mastery learning (SBML) of central venous catheter (CVC) insertion improves trainee skill and patient care. How long skills are retained is unknown...
  20. doi request reprint Cost savings from reduced catheter-related bloodstream infection after simulation-based education for residents in a medical intensive care unit
    Elaine R Cohen
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Simul Healthc 5:98-102. 2010
    ..However, little is known about the cost-effectiveness of simulation-based education. The aim of this study was to estimate hospital cost savings related to a reduction in CRBSI after simulation training for residents...
  21. doi request reprint Mastery learning of thoracentesis skills by internal medicine residents using simulation technology and deliberate practice
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:48-54. 2008
    ..Thoracentesis has been identified as a core competency for hospitalists. Residency training may not provide adequate preparation to perform this procedure...
  22. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of a simulation-based pediatric emergency medicine curriculum
    Mark D Adler
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Acad Med 84:935-41. 2009
    ..The infrequency of severe childhood illness limits opportunities for emergency medicine (EM) providers to learn from real-world experience. Simulation offers an evidence-based educational approach to develop and practice clinical skills...
  23. doi request reprint The impact of judge selection on standard setting for a patient survey of physician communication skills
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Galter 3 150, 201 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 83:S17-20. 2008
    ..Patient surveys such as the Communication Assessment Tool (CAT) are recommended to assess physicians. Optimal methods to select judges and set a minimum passing standard (MPS) for a patient survey are unknown...
  24. doi request reprint Comparison of checklist and anchored global rating instruments for performance rating of simulated pediatric emergencies
    Mark D Adler
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Augusta Webster, MD, USA
    Simul Healthc 6:18-24. 2011
    ..To compare the psychometric performance of two rating instruments used to assess trainee performance in three clinical scenarios...
  25. doi request reprint Mastery learning of temporary hemodialysis catheter insertion by nephrology fellows using simulation technology and deliberate practice
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Department of Medicine, MD Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:70-6. 2009
    ..Our aim was to use a central venous catheter (CVC) simulator to assess nephrology fellows' THDC insertion skills and evaluate the impact of an educational intervention on skill development to mastery standards...
  26. doi request reprint Use of simulation-based education to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1420-3. 2009
    ..The effect of simulation-based education in CVC insertion on the incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) is unknown. The aim of this study was to determine if simulation-based training in CVC insertion reduces CRBSI...
  27. doi request reprint Use of simulation-based mastery learning to improve the quality of central venous catheter placement in a medical intensive care unit
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:397-403. 2009
    ..Complications, including arterial puncture and pneumothorax, decrease when operators use fewer needle passes to insert the CVC. In this study, we evaluated the effect of simulation-based mastery learning on CVC insertion skill...
  28. doi request reprint Setting defensible standards for cardiac auscultation skills in medical students
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Galter 3 150, 251 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 84:S94-6. 2009
    ..Cardiac auscultation is a critical clinical skill for physicians, but minimum performance standards do not exist...
  29. ncbi request reprint Simulation-based mastery learning reduces complications during central venous catheter insertion in a medical intensive care unit
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2697-701. 2009
    ..To determine the effect of a simulation-based mastery learning model on central venous catheter insertion skill and the prevalence of procedure-related complications in a medical intensive care unit over a 1-yr period...
  30. ncbi request reprint Do baseline data influence standard setting for a clinical skills examination?
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Galter 3 150, 201 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 82:S105-8. 2007
    ..Clinical skills examinations (CSEs) are used frequently in medical education. Standard setting for CSEs may employ different methods with or without prior performance data...
  31. pmc Mastery learning of advanced cardiac life support skills by internal medicine residents using simulation technology and deliberate practice
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:251-6. 2006
    ..Internal medicine residents must be competent in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) for board certification...
  32. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of internal medicine residents' retention of advanced cardiac life support skills
    Diane B Wayne
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, 251 E Huron Street, Galter 3 150, Chicago, Illinois 60011, USA
    Acad Med 81:S9-S12. 2006
    ..Traditional ACLS courses have limited ability to enable residents to achieve and maintain skills. Educational programs featuring reliable measurements and improved retention of skills would be useful for residency education...
  33. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of high-fidelity simulation case scenarios for pediatric resident education
    Mark D Adler
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:182-6. 2007
    ..Patient simulation can contribute to objective evaluation of acute care event management skills. We describe the development and validation of 4 simulation case scenarios for pediatric resident evaluation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two standard-setting methods for advanced cardiac life support training
    Diane B Wayne
    MD, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Galter 3 150, 251 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 80:S63-6. 2005
    ..This study used the Angoff and Hofstee standard-setting methods to derive minimum passing scores for six advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) procedures...
  35. ncbi request reprint Graduating internal medicine residents' self-assessment and performance of advanced cardiac life support skills
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Med Teach 28:365-9. 2006
    ..075). Self-assessment of performance by graduating internal medicine residents was not accurate in this study. The use of self-assessment to document resident competence in procedures such as ACLS is not a proxy for objective evaluation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Simulation-based education improves quality of care during cardiac arrest team responses at an academic teaching hospital: a case-control study
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Chest 133:56-61. 2008
    ..Simulation technology is widely used in medical education. Linking educational outcomes achieved in a controlled environment to patient care improvement is a constant challenge...
  37. ncbi request reprint Simulation-based training of internal medicine residents in advanced cardiac life support protocols: a randomized trial
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Teach Learn Med 17:210-6. 2005
    ..Internal medicine residents must be competent in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) for board certification...
  38. ncbi request reprint America's best medical schools: a critique of the U.S. News & World Report rankings
    W C McGaghie
    Medical Education and Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Acad Med 76:985-92. 2001
    ..The medical school rankings have no practical value and fail to meet standards of journalistic ethics...
  39. ncbi request reprint Does ultrasound training boost Year 1 medical student competence and confidence when learning abdominal examination?
    John Butter
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Med Educ 41:843-8. 2007
    ..This study evaluates the added value of ultrasound training when Year 1 medical students learn abdominal examination...
  40. ncbi request reprint Teaching pediatrics residents how to obtain informed consent
    Heather B Sherman
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, 303 E Chicago Ave, Ward 3 130, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 80:S10-3. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that formal education about informed consent would affect first-year pediatrics residents' knowledge and attitudes...
  41. doi request reprint Internal medicine residency graduates' perceptions of the systems-based practice and practice-based learning and improvement competencies
    Aashish Didwania
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Teach Learn Med 22:33-6. 2010
    ..Resident education in Systems-Based Practice (SBP) and Practice-Based Learning and Improvement (PBLI) is required but underemphasized...
  42. ncbi request reprint Emergency and critical care pediatrics: use of medical simulation for training in acute pediatric emergencies
    Walter J Eppich
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 18:266-71. 2006
    ..This review addresses the use of medical simulation as a way for medical learners to acquire and maintain skills needed to manage pediatric resuscitations...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cognitive, social and environmental sources of bias in clinical performance ratings
    Reed G Williams
    Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, PO Box 19638, Springfield, IL 62794 9638, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:270-92. 2003
    ..This review explores cognitive, social, and environmental factors that contribute unwanted sources of score variation (bias) to clinical performance evaluations...
  44. ncbi request reprint Stroke training of prehospital providers: an example of simulation-enhanced blended learning and evaluation
    David Lee Gordon
    University of Miami Center for Research in Medical Education, Florida 33101, USA
    Med Teach 27:114-21. 2005
    ....
  45. doi request reprint What is feedback in clinical education?
    J M Monica van de Ridder
    Centre for Research and Development, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Med Educ 42:189-97. 2008
    ..An operational definition is needed for educational practice and teacher training, and for research into the effectiveness of different types of feedback...
  46. ncbi request reprint Features and uses of high-fidelity medical simulations that lead to effective learning: a BEME systematic review
    S Barry Issenberg
    Center for Research in Medical Education, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Med Teach 27:10-28. 2005
    ..1969 to 2003, 34 years...
  47. ncbi request reprint Procedural training at a crossroads: striking a balance between education, patient safety, and quality
    Diane B Wayne
    J Hosp Med 2:123-5. 2007
  48. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a cardiology review course for internal medicine residents using simulation technology and deliberate practice
    S Barry Issenberg
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Center for Research in Medical Education, P O Box 016960 D 41, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Teach Learn Med 14:223-8. 2002
    ..Objective evaluations of residents' clinical skills reveal serious deficits...
  49. ncbi request reprint Clinical skills training--practice makes perfect
    S Barry Issenberg
    Center for Research in Medical Education, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33101, USA
    Med Educ 36:210-1. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint Development of a reliable multimedia, computer-based measure of clinical skills in bedside neurology
    Rosana T Millos
    Acad Med 78:S52-4. 2003
    ..This study reports the development of reliable multimedia, computer-based measures of bedside neurology skills...
  51. ncbi request reprint Simulation--Savior or Satan? A rebuttal
    William C McGaghie
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 8:97-103. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Skill improvement during emergency response to terrorism training
    Joseph A Scott
    Center for Research in Medical Education, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:507-14. 2006
    ..To assess the individual and team skills acquired from an interactive training program to prepare emergency personnel to respond to terrorist acts...
  53. ncbi request reprint Development, implementation and outcomes of a training program for responders to acts of terrorism
    Geoffrey T Miller
    Center for Research in Medical Education, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL 33101, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:239-46. 2006
    ..Responding to acts of terrorism requires the effective use of public-safety and medical-response resources. The knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to respond to future threats is unfamiliar to most emergency responders...
  54. ncbi request reprint The reputation of medical education research: quasi-experimentation and unresolved threats to validity
    Jerry A Colliver
    Teach Learn Med 20:101-3. 2008
    ..Consequently, research in medical education has relied on quasi-experimentation, which by definition is compromised methodologically...