Paul F Wimmers

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Inducing expertise effects in clinical case recall
    Paul F Wimmers
    Department of Psychology, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Educ 39:949-57. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of clerkship experiences on clinical competence
    Paul F Wimmers
    Institute of Medical Education and Research, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Educ 40:450-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical competence: general ability or case-specific?
    Paul F Wimmers
    Institute of Medical Education and Research, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 12:299-314. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint In-depth learning: one school's initiatives to foster integration of ethics, values, and the human dimensions of medicine
    Steven L Kanter
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Acad Med 82:405-9. 2007
  5. doi request reprint The impact of case specificity and generalisable skills on clinical performance: a correlated traits-correlated methods approach
    Paul F Wimmers
    Dean s Office, Department of Educational Development and Research, School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Med Educ 42:580-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of two types of formative assessment in predicting performance of first-year medical students
    Sally Krasne
    Department of Physiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1751, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 11:155-71. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Student body racial and ethnic composition and diversity-related outcomes in US medical schools
    Somnath Saha
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    JAMA 300:1135-45. 2008

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Inducing expertise effects in clinical case recall
    Paul F Wimmers
    Department of Psychology, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Educ 39:949-57. 2005
    ..It deals in particular with the findings of OME researchers who have reported a monotonically increasing recall with level of expertise...
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of clerkship experiences on clinical competence
    Paul F Wimmers
    Institute of Medical Education and Research, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Educ 40:450-8. 2006
    ..Some evidence in the literature points towards the importance of clinical supervision on student learning, but the relationship between clinical supervision, patient encounters and student competence remains unclear...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical competence: general ability or case-specific?
    Paul F Wimmers
    Institute of Medical Education and Research, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 12:299-314. 2007
    ..It was concluded that problem solving abilities are highly dependent on domain-specific knowledge rather than on general problem solving skills. Elstein called this phenomenon "case specificity."..
  4. ncbi request reprint In-depth learning: one school's initiatives to foster integration of ethics, values, and the human dimensions of medicine
    Steven L Kanter
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Acad Med 82:405-9. 2007
    ..These in-depth experiences blend situated learning, reflective exercises, faculty mentoring, critical reading of literature, and constructive feedback in a prescribed but individualized curriculum...
  5. doi request reprint The impact of case specificity and generalisable skills on clinical performance: a correlated traits-correlated methods approach
    Paul F Wimmers
    Dean s Office, Department of Educational Development and Research, School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Med Educ 42:580-8. 2008
    ..However, controversy about the content dependency of clinical performance and the generalisability of skills remains...
  6. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of two types of formative assessment in predicting performance of first-year medical students
    Sally Krasne
    Department of Physiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1751, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 11:155-71. 2006
    ..Open-book, un-timed assessments of higher order processes appeared to be better predictors of overall summative performance than closed-book, timed assessments of factual recall and image recognition...
  7. doi request reprint Student body racial and ethnic composition and diversity-related outcomes in US medical schools
    Somnath Saha
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    JAMA 300:1135-45. 2008
    ..However, there is limited evidence addressing the educational effects of student body racial diversity...