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View recent publications to learn how the NBME research team is working to improve our products and services, advance the field of assessment science, and support the health professions.

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Posted: December 16, 2020 | S. Stites, H. Cao, J. Gill, K. Harkins, J.D. Rubright, J. Flatt

Innovation in Aging, Volume 4, Issue Supplement_1, 2020, Pages 696-697

 

This presentation describes the framework informing our approach and present results from analyses of gender effects in The Health and Retirement Study that examine gender differences in the associations observed between education and cognitive measures in older adults.

Posted: November 3, 2020 | M.G. Tolsgaard, C.K. Boscardin, Y.S. Park, M.M. Cuddy, S.S. Sebok-Syer

Advances in Health Sciences Education: Volume 25, p 1057–1086 (2020)

 

This critical review explores: (1) published applications of data science and ML in HPE literature and (2) the potential role of data science and ML in shifting theoretical and epistemological perspectives in HPE research and practice.

Posted: September 1, 2020 | M. M. Hammoud, L. M.Foster, M. M.Cuddy, D. B. Swanson, P. M. Wallach

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Volume 223, Issue 3, Pages 435.e1-435.e6

 

The purpose of this study was to examine medical student reporting of electronic health record use during the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship.

Posted: April 16, 2019 | P. M. Wallach L. M. Foster, M. M. Cuddy, M. M. Hammoud, K. Z. Holtzman, D. B. Swanson

J Gen Intern Med 34, 705–711 (2019)

 

This study examines medical student accounts of EHR use during their internal medicine (IM) clerkships and sub-internships during a 5-year time period prior to the new clinical documentation guidelines.

Posted: September 1, 2018 | E. C. Carey, M. Paniagua, L. J. Morrison, S. K. Levine, J. C. Klick, G. T. Buckholz, J. Rotella, J. Bruno, S. Liao, R. M. Arnold

Journal of Pain and Symptom Management: Volume 56, Issue 3, p371-378

 

This article reviews the USMLE step examinations to determine whether they test the palliative care (PC) knowledge necessary for graduating medical students and residents applying for licensure.

Posted: July 20, 2018 | S. H. Felgoise, R. A. Feinberg, H. B. Stephens, P. Barkhaus, K. Boylan, J. Caress, Z. Simmons

Muscle Nerve, 58: 646-654

 

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)‐Specific Quality of Life instrument and its revised version (ALSSQOL and ALSSQOL‐R) have strong psychometric properties, and have demonstrated research and clinical utility. This study aimed to develop a short form (ALSSQOL‐SF) suitable for limited clinic time and patient stamina.

Posted: June 1, 2018 | S. D. Stites, K. Harkins, J. D. Rubright, J. Karlawish

Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders: October–December 2018 - Volume 32 - Issue 4 - p 276-283

 

The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between self-reports of cognitive complaints and quality of life (QOL) in persons with varying degrees of cognitive impairment.

Posted: May 7, 2018 | D. Jurich, L. M. Duhigg, T. J. Plumb, S. A. Haist, J. L. Hawley, R. S. Lipner, L. Smith, S. M. Norby

CJASN May 2018, 13 (5) 710-717

 

Medical specialty and subspecialty fellowship programs administer subject-specific in-training examinations to provide feedback about level of medical knowledge to fellows preparing for subsequent board certification. This study evaluated the association between the American Society of Nephrology In-Training Examination and the American Board of Internal Medicine Nephrology Certification Examination in terms of scores and passing status.

Posted: April 1, 2018 | R. A. Feinberg, D. P. Jurich, L. M. Foster

Academic Medicine: November 2018 - Volume 93 - Issue 11S - p S14-S20

 

An important goal of medical education is to teach students to use an electronic health record (EHR) safely and effectively. The purpose of this study is to examine medical student accounts of EHR use during their core inpatient clinical clerkships using a national sample. Paper health records (PHRs) are similarly examined.

Posted: March 27, 2018 | S. D. Stites, J. D. Rubright, J. Karlawish

Alzheimer's & Dementia, 14: 925-932

 

The purpose of this survey is to understand how the prevalence of beliefs, attitudes, and expectations about Alzheimer's disease dementia in the public could inform strategies to mitigate stigma.