Dario M Torre
Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
- Feasibility, reliability and user satisfaction with a PDA-based mini-CEX to evaluate the clinical skills of third-year medical studentsDario M Torre
General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
Teach Learn Med 19:271-7. 2007..However a PDA-based mini-CEX has not been developed or evaluated before. Our objective was to determine the feasibility, implementation, and user satisfaction with a PDA-based mini-CEX...
- Clerkship directors' practices with respect to preparing students for and using the National Board of Medical Examiners Subject Exam in medicine: results of a United States and Canadian SurveyDario Torre
Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
Acad Med 84:867-71. 2009..The study's purpose was to determine clerkship directors' use of the subject exam in medicine and related learning activities in the context of curricula and outcomes of the directors' internal medicine clerkships...
- Special features of electronic journals: do physicians want them?Dario M Torre
Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Health Info Libr J 20:108-11. 2003
- Family physicians' interests in special features of electronic publicationDario M Torre
General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 91:337-40. 2003..Because many of the medical journals read by family physicians now have an electronic version, the authors conducted a survey to determine the interest of family physicians in specific features of electronic journal publications...
- Learning activities and high-quality teaching: perceptions of third-year IM clerkship studentsDario M Torre
Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Clement J Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, 53226, USA
Acad Med 78:812-4. 2003..To identify learning activities that students associate with high-quality teaching on a clinical rotation...
- Learning/feedback activities and high-quality teaching: perceptions of third-year medical students during an inpatient rotationDario M Torre
Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, Froedtert East Office Bldg, Suite E4200, 9200 Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
Acad Med 80:950-4. 2005..To identify specific learning activities (and teaching methods) that students associate with high-quality teaching in the inpatient setting...
- Overview of current learning theories for medical educatorsDario M Torre
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Penn 53226, USA
Am J Med 119:903-7. 2006
- What do academic primary care physicians want in an electronic journal?Dario M Torre
Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:209-12. 2003..05). We conclude that academic general internists and family physicians have strong but not identical interests in specific features of electronic publication that primary care-oriented journals should consider...
- Twelve tips for teaching with concept maps in medical educationDario M Torre
Department of Medicine, Drexel University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
Med Teach 35:201-8. 2013..Concept mapping is an instructional strategy for individual and group learning that involves integration of knowledge and creation of meaning by relating concepts...
- Comparing PDA- and paper-based evaluation of the clinical skills of third-year studentsDario M Torre
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Shadyside, Pittsburgh, Penn 15232, USA
WMJ 110:9-13. 2011..The mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (mini-CEX) is used to assess medical students' clinical skills during medicine clerkships...
- Grade inflation in the internal medicine clerkship: a national surveySara B Fazio
Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Teach Learn Med 25:71-6. 2013..Grade inflation is a growing concern, but the degree to which it continues to exist in 3rd-year internal medicine (IM) clerkships is unknown...
- Concept maps in medical education: an analytical literature reviewBarbara J Daley
Department of Administrative Leadership, School of Education, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Med Educ 44:440-8. 2010..New developments in medical education include the use of serial concept maps, concept maps as a methodology to assist learners with lower cognitive competence, and the combination of group concept maps with structured feedback...
- Clinical and educational uses of handheld computersDario M Torre
Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
South Med J 96:996-9. 2003..This report describes some interesting applications for present and future use of PDAs in inpatient care and medical education. Physicians and educational programs not using PDAs may wish to consider incorporating this technology...
- Simulation in the internal medicine clerkship: a national survey of internal medicine clerkship directorsDario M Torre
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical School Shadyside, 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
Teach Learn Med 23:215-22. 2011..Simulation in medical education offers the promise of safely and effectively preparing trainees for a variety of tasks encountered in clinical medicine...
- Postinterview communication between military residency applicants and training programsTemple A Ratcliffe
Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Mil Med 177:54-60. 2012..We examined the frequency and nature of communication during the JSGMESB and compared it with the NRMP...
- Teaching of pulmonary auscultation in pediatrics: a nationwide survey of all U.S. accredited residenciesSalvatore Mangione
Department of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatr Pulmonol 35:472-6. 2003..Whether this difference in teaching may have a beneficial impact on the auscultatory proficiency of pediatric residents, as compared to internal medicine and family practice trainees, needs to be determined...
- Training and assessment of CXR/basic radiology interpretation skills: results from the 2005 CDIM SurveyKevin E O'Brien
Department of Internal Medicine, Unviersity of South Florida, Tampa, Forida 33612, USA
Teach Learn Med 20:157-62. 2008..Terms such as clinical exposure and radiology teaching have been used to describe the experience for these basic interpretive skills, but best practice methods of delivery, let alone common methods, have yet to be defined...
- Procedural and interpretive skills of medical students: experiences and attitudes of third-year studentsEdward H Wu
Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital Brown Medical School, 593 Eddy Street, Jane Brown Bldg Suite 0105, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Acad Med 81:S48-51. 2006..Recent data do not exist on medical students' performance of and attitudes toward procedural and interpretive skills deemed important by medical educators...