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Bibliography & Links

In the News

"How Standardized Patients Work," Layton, Julia, HowStuffWorks.com <http://money.howstuffworks.com/standardized-patient.htm>  1/11/15 

"Actors help medical school students become better doctors," Sciullo M, Pittsburgh Post Gazette 10/4/2010

“Patient-actors work on med students' bedside manner”,  Carter AT, Pittsburgh Tribune Review 12/16/2003

“Faking sick gets a little real”, Hentges R,  Pittsburgh Tribune Review 11/1/2006

“Standardized Patients Help Train Medical Students”, Barlow K.,
University Times, Volume 41,#1, August 28, 2008

 

Posters Presented

"Utilization of Standardized Patients in a Medical Communication ESL Program", Fulmer VL, Day HD, Mahoney JF, Barsom L, Passmore M, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Fourteenth Annual Conference, Denver, CO, June 14-17, 2015.

"Utilization of SP Hybrid Simulation in a Physician Assistant Program", Fulmer VL, Allias MC, Day HD, Mahoney JF, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Thirteenth Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 22-25, 2014. (ASPE Outstanding Innovation Award)

"Standardized Patients and Sonography in a Basic Medical Anatomy Course", Fulmer VL, Schumann JB, Murray RA, Day HD, Mahoney JF, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Thirteenth Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 22-25, 2014.

"Using Standardized Colleagues to Develop Interprofessional Communication Skills", Day HD, Meyer SM, Burns HK, Fulmer VL, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Twelfth Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 23-26, 2013. (ASPE Outstanding Research Award)

"LGBT Collaborative Case Development for an Advanced Interviewing Course", Fulmer VL, Spagnoletti C, Pletcher JR, Croft C, Steele CT, Day HD, Mahoney JF, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Eleventh Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, June 3-6, 2012.

"Family Medicine Clerkship Patient Panel Management", Fulmer VL, Maier R, Day HD, Mahoney JF, Kukic AB, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Eleventh Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, June 3-6, 2012.

"Teaching Alcohol Intervention During Family Medicine Clerkship", Fulmer VL, Campopiano M, Day HD, Mahoney JF, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Ninth Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, June 27-30, 2010.

"Standardized Patients as Business Executives", DeCoursey J, Robbins R, Butler B, Mahoney JF, Day HD, Baltimore, MD, June 27-30, 2010.

"Utilization of a Video for the Instruction of Draping Techniques", Fulmer VL, Koopman MP, Johnson JK, Mahoney JM, Day HD, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Tenth Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, June 29-July 2, 2009. (ASPE Outstanding Innovation Award)

“A Standardized Patient Public Health Simulation for Improving Pandemic Avian Influenza Preparedness”, Mahoney JF, Suyama J, Fulmer VL, Guyette FX, Stebbins S, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Seventh Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, June 29–July 2, 2008.

 “Standardized but not Patients: Emerging Roles for SPs in System-Based Practice”, Day H, Fulmer VL, Martich D, Williams J, Roth L, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Seventh Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, June 29–July 2, 2008.

“Using Standardized Patients to Augment Faculty in a Medical Interviewing Course”, Mahoney JF, Fulmer VL, Day HD, Frank JM, Cohen WI, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Sixth Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, June 17-20, 2007. (ASPE Outstanding Innovation Award)  

“Effectiveness of Feedback Given by Standardized Patients During an Introductory Physical Examination Course”, Clifton MS, Fulmer VL, Campbell P, Mahoney JF, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Fifth Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ, August 19-23, 2006. (ASPE Outstanding Research Award)

“Exposing Japanese Medical Students to SPs”, Clifton MS, Campbell PJ, Fulmer VL, Kuffner H, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 10-14, 2005.

“Providing Written Feedback During an Observed Structured Clinical Exam”, Clifton M, Fulmer VL, Campbell P, Mahoney JF, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Fourth Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 10-14, 2005. (ASPE Outstanding Research Award)

“Clinical Skills Assessment Impact on Student Performance”, Mahoney JF, Campbell P, Clifton MC, Middleton D, Rogers PL, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Third Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, September 19-22, 2004.

“Comparison of SP and Faculty Member Responses on Long Checklists”, Clifton MS, Mahoney JF, Campbell P, Middleton D, Rogers PL, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Third Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, September 19-22, 2004.

Other

Clifton, Maurice S. MD, MSEd; Mahoney, John F. MD; Campbell, Patricia J. “Social History Compendium”, Clifton MS, Mahoney JF, Campbell PJ, research presented at Association of Standardized Patient Educators Fifth Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ, August 19-23, 2006.

Standardized Patient Cases for Teaching Tobacco Cessation. MedEdPORTAL; 2008. Clifton M, Mahoney JF, Vitale F, Eibling D, Campbell P, Available from: http://services.aamc.org/jsp/mededportal/retrieveSubmissionDetailById.do?subId=1075

As part of the Tobacco Cessation Curriculum Development Project, UPSOM developed a longitudinal approach to teaching students about cessation counseling. One outcome of the project was development of a curriculum and eight standardized patient cases that provide students with training at each of the stages of change. The above link connects to the Association of American Medical Colleges’ MedEdPORTAL, where these materials may be downloaded for educational use.

Workshops Presented

“You Think You Can Teach? Assessing Faculty Through OSTE’s.” Workshop presented Day HD, Fulmer VL, Mahoney JF, at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Sixth Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, June 18, 2007.

“Bolstering your SP Program from Within; a Consort of Ideas.”  Fulmer V (University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine), Kaye M (Northwestern University), Nicholas C (University of Vermont), Thorton J, (University of Texas, Galveston). Workshop presented at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators Fifth Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ, August 19-23, 2006.

 

Links
Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE)
Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation Education and Research (WISER)
ASPE Compendium, Social History
National Board of Medical Examiners
United States Medical Licensing Examination