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RESEARCH LIBRARY

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 | Shana Stites, Hannah Cao, Jeanine Gill, Kristin Harkins, Jonathan Rubright, Jason 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: December 10, 2020 | Le An Ha, Victoria Yaneva, Polina Harik, Ravi Pandian, Amy Morales, Brian Clauser

Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics

 

This paper brings together approaches from the fields of NLP and psychometric measurement to address the problem of predicting examinee proficiency from responses to short-answer questions (SAQs).

Posted: December 4, 2020 | Sukru Eraslan, Yeliz Yesilada, Victoria Yaneva, Simon Harper

ACM SIGACCESS Accessibility and Computing

 

In this article, we first summarise STA (Scanpath Trend Analysis) with its application in autism detection, and then discuss future directions for this research.

Posted: November 24, 2020 | Peter Baldwin

Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice

 

This article aims to answer the question: when the assumption that examinees may apply themselves fully yet still respond incorrectly is violated, what are the consequences of using the modified model proposed by Lewis and his colleagues? 

Posted: November 3, 2020 | Martin G. Tolsgaard, Christy K. Boscardin, Yoon Soo Park, Monica M. Cuddy, Stefanie 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: November 1, 2020 | Kimberly Hu, Patricia J. Hicks, Melissa Margolis, Carol Carraccio, Amanda Osta, Marcia L. Winward, Alan Schwartz

Academic Medicine: November 2020 - Volume 95 - Issue 11S - p S89-S94

 

Semiannually, U.S. pediatrics residency programs report resident milestone levels to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The Pediatrics Milestones Assessment Collaborative (PMAC) developed workplace-based assessments of 2 inferences. The authors compared learner and program variance in PMAC scores with ACGME milestones.

Posted: September 1, 2020 | Y.S. Park, A. Morales, L. Ross, M. Paniagua

Evaluation & the Health Professions: Volume: 43 issue: 3, page(s): 149-158

 

This study examines the innovative and practical application of DCM framework to health professions educational assessments using retrospective large-scale assessment data from the basic and clinical sciences: National Board of Medical Examiners Subject Examinations in pathology (n = 2,006) and medicine (n = 2,351).

Posted: September 1, 2020 | F.S. McDonald, D. Jurich, L.M. Duhigg, M. Paniagua, D. Chick, M. Wells, A. Williams, P. Alguire

Academic Medicine: September 2020 - Volume 95 - Issue 9 - p 1388-1395

 

This article aims to assess the correlations between United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) performance, American College of Physicians Internal Medicine In-Training Examination (IM-ITE) performance, American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine Certification Exam (IM-CE) performance, and other medical knowledge and demographic variables.

Posted: September 1, 2020 | L. E. Peterson, J. R. Boulet, B. E. Clauser

Academic Medicine: Volume 95 - Issue 9 - p 1396-1403

 

The objective of this study was to evaluate the associations of all required standardized examinations in medical education with ABFM certification examination scores and eventual ABFM certification.

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.