Alan Schwartz

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Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A decision making approach to assessing critical appraisal skills
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education and Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Teach 27:76-80. 2005
  2. pmc Teaching of evidence-based medicine to medical students in Mexico: a randomized controlled trial
    Melchor Sánchez-Mendiola
    Department of Medical Education, UNAM Faculty of Medicine, Mexico City, Mexico
    BMC Med Educ 12:107. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparing announced with unannounced standardized patients in performance assessment
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:83-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Uncharted territory: measuring costs of diagnostic errors outside the medical record
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois, 808 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:918-24. 2012
  5. pmc Assessment of the usefulness of a diagnostic test: a survey of patient preference for diagnostic techniques in the evaluation of intestinal inflammation
    R L Nelson
    Department of Surgery, Section of Nuclear Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 1:5. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based morning report for inpatient pediatrics rotations
    A Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago 60612 7309, USA
    Acad Med 75:1229. 2000
  7. pmc A web-based library consult service for evidence-based medicine: Technical development
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:16. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician fit: an exploratory study of a multidimensional instrument
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, 808 S Wood Street, 986 CME, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:122-33. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Development of goal-sensitive health-related utility assessment procedures
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:590-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Data repositories for medical education research: issues and recommendations
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Acad Med 85:837-43. 2010

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint A decision making approach to assessing critical appraisal skills
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education and Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Teach 27:76-80. 2005
    ..The framework is illustrated by two studies using different items, respondents, and designs...
  2. pmc Teaching of evidence-based medicine to medical students in Mexico: a randomized controlled trial
    Melchor Sánchez-Mendiola
    Department of Medical Education, UNAM Faculty of Medicine, Mexico City, Mexico
    BMC Med Educ 12:107. 2012
    ..The main objective of this study was to assess EBM learning (knowledge, attitudes and self-reported skills) in undergraduate medical students with a randomized controlled trial...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparing announced with unannounced standardized patients in performance assessment
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:83-8. 2013
    ..In an exploratory reanalysis of data from the two studies, clinicians' assessments of SPs and USPs were compared...
  4. doi request reprint Uncharted territory: measuring costs of diagnostic errors outside the medical record
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois, 808 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:918-24. 2012
    ..They can also discern which errors can be identified exclusively from a review of the medical records...
  5. pmc Assessment of the usefulness of a diagnostic test: a survey of patient preference for diagnostic techniques in the evaluation of intestinal inflammation
    R L Nelson
    Department of Surgery, Section of Nuclear Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 1:5. 2001
    ..Mean rank scores were calculated, test ranks compared within groups and significance determined by the Wilcoxon rank test...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based morning report for inpatient pediatrics rotations
    A Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago 60612 7309, USA
    Acad Med 75:1229. 2000
    ..With library support, residents search for evidence to answer their own questions about patients, and present it at morning report..
  7. pmc A web-based library consult service for evidence-based medicine: Technical development
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:16. 2006
    ..Clinical librarians, as informationists, are uniquely suited to assist physicians in this endeavor...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician fit: an exploratory study of a multidimensional instrument
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, 808 S Wood Street, 986 CME, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:122-33. 2006
    ..Patients face difficulty selecting physicians because they have little knowledge of how physicians' behaviors fit with their own preferences...
  9. doi request reprint Development of goal-sensitive health-related utility assessment procedures
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:590-8. 2009
    ..To measure the degree to which people express willingness to trade life or health for nonmedical goals...
  10. ncbi request reprint Data repositories for medical education research: issues and recommendations
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Acad Med 85:837-43. 2010
    ..The authors conclude with recommendations for how a medical education data repository could be successfully developed...
  11. doi request reprint Defining new categories of pregnancy intention in African-American women
    Alan Schwartz
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Medical Education, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Womens Health Issues 20:371-9. 2010
    ..For pregnancies that occurred during the study, we examined the utility of the newly derived categories for predicting retrospective measures of intendedness...
  12. doi request reprint An educational intervention for contextualizing patient care and medical students' abilities to probe for contextual issues in simulated patients
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    JAMA 304:1191-7. 2010
    ..Research has demonstrated that contextual errors can be identified using standardized patients...
  13. doi request reprint Medical decision making and medical education: challenges and opportunities
    Alan Schwartz
    Departments of Medical Education and Pediatrics, Mail Code 591, 808 S Wood Street, 986 CME, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 54:68-74. 2011
    ..Finally, decision making could serve as a unifying principle in the design of the medical curriculum, integrating other curricular content around the need to create physicians who are competent and caring decision makers...
  14. doi request reprint Life goals and health decisions: what will people live (or die) for?
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:209-19. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study are to develop a typology of life goals and explore whether goal type is related to willingness to consider trading life years or health for goals...
  15. ncbi request reprint Contextual errors and failures in individualizing patient care: a multicenter study
    Saul J Weiner
    Veterans Affairs Center for the Management of Complex Chronic Care, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois 60612 7324, Chicago, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:69-75. 2010
    ..In contrast to biomedical errors, which are not patient-specific, contextual errors represent a failure to individualize care...
  16. pmc Unannounced standardized patient assessment of the roter interaction analysis system: the challenge of measuring patient-centered communication
    Saul J Weiner
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 105 CMW MC 784, 1853 W Polk St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:254-60. 2013
    ..If PCC measures do not capture elements of the interaction that determine whether the resulting care plan is patient-centered, they will confound efforts to link PCC to outcomes...
  17. doi request reprint Patient-centered decision making and health care outcomes: an observational study
    Saul J Weiner
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 2730 UH MC 103, 601 South Morgan, Chicago, IL 60607 7128, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:573-9. 2013
    ..Patient-centered decision making (PCDM) is the process of identifying clinically relevant, patient-specific circumstances and behaviors to formulate a contextually appropriate care plan...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluating physician performance at individualizing care: a pilot study tracking contextual errors in medical decision making
    Saul J Weiner
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:726-34. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and test a methodology for measuring physicians' performance at contextualizing care and compare it to their performance at planning biomedically appropriate care...
  19. pmc Medical students' application of published evidence: randomised trial
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education m c 591, 808 South Wood Street, 986 CME, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7309, USA
    BMJ 326:536-8. 2003
    ..To determine how medical students apply research evidence that varies in validity of methods and importance of results to a clinical decision...
  20. doi request reprint A prospective, randomized, controlled study demonstrating a novel, effective model of transfer of care between physicians: the 5 Cs of consultation
    Chad S Kessler
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Hospital, and University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:968-74. 2012
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  21. ncbi request reprint How medical students learn from residents in the workplace: a qualitative study
    Reena Karani
    Dr Karani is associate dean for undergraduate medical education and curricular affairs director, Institute for Medical Education and associate professor of geriatrics and palliative medicine, medicine and medical education, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York Dr Fromme is associate program director, pediatric residency program and associate professor of pediatrics, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Dr Cayea is internal medicine clerkship director and assistant professor, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Dr Muller is dean for medical education and professor of medicine and medical education, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York Dr Schwartz is professor and associate head, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Dr Harris is professor, head and director of graduate studies, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    Acad Med 89:490-6. 2014
    ..To explore what third-year medical students learn from residents and which teaching strategies are used by excellent resident teachers in their interactions with students in the clinical workplace environment...
  22. doi request reprint Forecasting changes in preference over the life span: a qualitative study of African-American men's prostate cancer decision making
    Julie H Goldberg
    Department of Medical Education, M C 591, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 808 South Wood Street, 986 CME, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    Support Care Cancer 17:69-74. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to explore the processes by which African-American men, at greatest risk, might forecast and manage health changes as they age if they were diagnosed with prostate cancer...
  23. doi request reprint Intertemporal tradeoffs: perceiving the risk in the benefits of marijuana in a prospective study of adolescents and young adults
    Julie H Goldberg
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:182-92. 2009
    ..We refer to this as risk in the benefits (RIBs), an understanding that one's first drug experience can be so good, that a person may not want (or be able) to stop, putting him/her on a path that leads directly to addiction...
  24. doi request reprint Differences in patient-reported experiences of care by race and acculturation status
    Memoona Hasnain
    Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7309, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:517-24. 2013
    ..Selected patient-reported measures of care are associated with patients' race and acculturation status (for Hispanic patients). We discuss implications for both provision and measurement of quality care...
  25. ncbi request reprint Validity evidence for a new checklist evaluating consultations, the 5Cs model
    Chad S Kessler
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Acad Med 87:1408-12. 2012
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Healthy Steps for Young Children program in pediatric residency training: impact on primary care outcomes
    Leo G Niederman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e596-603. 2007
    ..In this study, we report the impact on primary care outcomes after integrating Healthy Steps for Young Children into residency training...
  27. ncbi request reprint Work-family balance and academic advancement in medical schools
    Geri Fox
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Mailroom 155, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 30:227-34. 2006
    ..This study examines various options that a faculty member might exercise to achieve work-family balance in academic medicine and their consequences for academic advancement...
  28. ncbi request reprint Two perspectives on the indicators of quality in psychiatry residencies: program directors' and residents'
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Mmedical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Acad Med 77:57-64. 2002
    ..To determine whether psychiatry program directors and residents agree on the characteristics most important in determining the quality of a residency program...
  29. pmc A survey of individual preference for colorectal cancer screening technique
    Richard L Nelson
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    BMC Cancer 4:76. 2004
    ..Due to the low participation in colorectal cancer screening, public preference for colorectal cancer screening modality was determined...
  30. pmc Clinical problem solving and diagnostic decision making: selective review of the cognitive literature
    Arthur S Elstein
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60612 7309, USA
    BMJ 324:729-32. 2002
  31. doi request reprint Conceptual frameworks in the study of duty hours changes in graduate medical education: a review
    Alan Schwartz
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Acad Med 86:18-29. 2011
    ..The authors sought to identify and describe these conceptual frameworks and their implications...
  32. ncbi request reprint A chairside aid for shared decision making in dentistry: a randomized controlled trial
    Bradford R Johnson
    Department of Endodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois, Chicago, 801 S Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Dent Educ 70:133-41. 2006
    ..There was no difference between groups in the measures of satisfaction or anxiety (Mann-Whitney U-test; p>0.05). Decision aids may emerge as a useful tool to facilitate SDM and evidence-based clinical practice...
  33. doi request reprint Practice on an augmented reality/haptic simulator and library of virtual brains improves residents' ability to perform a ventriculostomy
    Rachel Yudkowsky
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Simul Healthc 8:25-31. 2013
    ..We studied the impact of simulation-based practice with a library of virtual brains on neurosurgery residents' performance in simulated and live surgical ventriculostomies...
  34. pmc The decision-making process of genetically at-risk couples considering preimplantation genetic diagnosis: initial findings from a grounded theory study
    Patricia E Hershberger
    Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen Avenue MC802, Room 840, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:1536-43. 2012
    ..Awareness of the decision-making process among genetically at-risk couples provides foundational work for understanding critical processes and aids in identifying important gaps for intervention and future research...
  35. ncbi request reprint The state of the field
    Alan Schwartz
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Med Decis Making 24:236-7. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Study habits of surgery residents and performance on American Board of Surgery In-Training examinations
    Anna M Derossis
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, 3755 Cote St Catherine Road, Pav A 510, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Surg 188:230-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the study habits (SHs) of surgery residents preparing for the annual American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Instructional methods and cognitive and learning styles in web-based learning: report of two randomised trials
    David A Cook
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Educ 41:897-905. 2007
    ..Adapting web-based (WB) instruction to learners' individual differences may enhance learning. Objectives This study aimed to investigate aptitude-treatment interactions between learning and cognitive styles and WB instructional methods...
  38. ncbi request reprint A web-based course on complementary medicine for medical students and residents improves knowledge and changes attitudes
    David A Cook
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:230-8. 2007
    ..There is a growing need to educate physicians about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Few introductory courses in CAM have been described...
  39. ncbi request reprint The acceptability of acceptability curves: comments on Groot Koerkamp and others
    Alan Schwartz
    Med Decis Making 27:96-7. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic variation in cardiovascular responses to acute hypoxic and hypercapnic exposure in mice
    Matthew J Campen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Physiol Genomics 20:15-20. 2004
    ..These results suggest that genetic background affects the cardiovascular response to hypoxia, but not hypercapnia...
  41. ncbi request reprint SCI health care provider attitudes about pressure ulcer management
    Marylou Guihan
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines, Jr, VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 26:129-34. 2003
    ..To evaluate the variability in clinical decisions about pressure ulcer management for persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) and expand understanding of the various factors influencing variability...