John L Falcone

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Military and academic programs outperform community programs on the American Board of Surgery Examinations
    John L Falcone
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Surg Educ 70:613-7. 2013
  2. doi The importance of residency program size and location onĀ American Osteopathic Board of Surgery In-Training Examination outcomes
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Surg Res 184:61-5. 2013
  3. ncbi Pass rates on the American Board of Family Medicine Certification Exam by residency location and size
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:453-9. 2013
  4. doi Home-field advantage: the role of selection bias in the general surgery national residency matching program
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Surg Educ 70:461-5. 2013
  5. doi Validity and interrater reliability of a regional mock oral board examination
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Surg Educ 70:402-7. 2013
  6. doi The traveling salesman problem in surgery: economy of motion for the FLS Peg Transfer task
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:1636-41. 2013
  7. doi Performance on the American Board of Family Medicine Certification examination by country of medical training
    John L Falcone
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:78-81. 2013
  8. ncbi Compliance on the American Board of Pediatrics certifying examination and the importance of location and size on pass rates
    John L Falcone
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Presbyterian University Hospital, F 675, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:483-9. 2012
  9. doi Practice-based learning and improvement: a two-year experience with the reporting of morbidity and mortality cases by general surgery residents
    John L Falcone
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:385-92. 2012
  10. doi The American Board of Surgery Certifying Examination: a retrospective study of the decreasing pass rates and performance for first-time examinees
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:231-5. 2012

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Publications15

  1. ncbi Military and academic programs outperform community programs on the American Board of Surgery Examinations
    John L Falcone
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Surg Educ 70:613-7. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that the larger academic programs will outperform the smaller community programs...
  2. doi The importance of residency program size and location onĀ American Osteopathic Board of Surgery In-Training Examination outcomes
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Surg Res 184:61-5. 2013
    ..Based on findings in allopathic training, we hypothesize that larger programs will outperform smaller programs and that Southern programs will perform lower than other geographic regions...
  3. ncbi Pass rates on the American Board of Family Medicine Certification Exam by residency location and size
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:453-9. 2013
    ..This study aims are to describe the compliance of residency programs with ACGME standards and to determine whether residency pass rates depend on program size and location...
  4. doi Home-field advantage: the role of selection bias in the general surgery national residency matching program
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Surg Educ 70:461-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the nature of this phenomenon, with the hypothesis that states with fewer medical schools would accept more home program graduates than states with more medical schools...
  5. doi Validity and interrater reliability of a regional mock oral board examination
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Surg Educ 70:402-7. 2013
    ..The aims of the study are to compare examinee performance on the mock oral boards with the ABSCE and to evaluate the interrater reliability of examiner pairs...
  6. doi The traveling salesman problem in surgery: economy of motion for the FLS Peg Transfer task
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:1636-41. 2013
    ..The goal of this study is to apply the traveling salesman problem to find the shortest two-dimensional path length for this task...
  7. doi Performance on the American Board of Family Medicine Certification examination by country of medical training
    John L Falcone
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:78-81. 2013
    ..Based on internal medicine patterns, we hypothesize that examinees trained in the United States and Canada would outperform examinees trained in other countries...
  8. ncbi Compliance on the American Board of Pediatrics certifying examination and the importance of location and size on pass rates
    John L Falcone
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Presbyterian University Hospital, F 675, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:483-9. 2012
    ..The hypothesis is that larger programs will have higher pass rates...
  9. doi Practice-based learning and improvement: a two-year experience with the reporting of morbidity and mortality cases by general surgery residents
    John L Falcone
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:385-92. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that reporting patterns and incidence rates will remain constant over time...
  10. doi The American Board of Surgery Certifying Examination: a retrospective study of the decreasing pass rates and performance for first-time examinees
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:231-5. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that this decline is statistically significant, and we wish to determine whether the pass rates had any geographic patterns of distribution...
  11. doi Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference using teleconferencing allows for increased faculty participation and moderation from satellite campuses and saves costs
    John L Falcone
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:58-62. 2012
    ..We also want to perform a cost-benefit analysis of teleconferencing...
  12. doi Differential diagnosis in a 3-station acute abdominal pain objective structured clinical examination (OSCE): a needs assessment in third-year medical student performance and summative evaluation in the surgical clerkship
    John L Falcone
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Surg Educ 68:266-9. 2011
    ..This important clinical skill is tested on the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 2 Clinical Skills Examination...
  13. ncbi Using elements from an acute abdominal pain Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) leads to more standardized grading in the surgical clerkship for third-year medical students
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Surg Educ 68:408-13. 2011
    ..The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) can be used to assess these competencies...
  14. ncbi Improved nondominant hand performance on a laparoscopic virtual reality simulator after playing the Nintendo Wii
    Kellie K Middleton
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3945 Forbes Avenue, Suite 325, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:4224-31. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that playing the Wii would improve surgical skills performance on a VR laparoscopic simulator and hoped to elucidate which tasks, in particular, would be most beneficial for nondominant hand training...
  15. doi S/he who can, does and teaches. S/he who cannot, doesn't
    John L Falcone
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Surg Educ 71:96-101. 2014
    ..He who cannot, teaches." suggests that those who have the skills to perform do so, whereas those who do not have those skills become teachers. We hypothesize that this saying as it relates to general surgery residents is not true...