Adrián Martínez-González

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STUDY OBJECTIVE This study assessed several methodological aspects related to the quality of published controlled clinical trials (CCTs) in relation to the participation of an epidemiologist/biostatistician (E/B). DESIGN Handsearch of CCTs published in four medical leading journals for 1993-1995. METHODS Quality variables, abstracted from a review, were(More)
OBJECTIVE Information overload and recent curricular changes are viewed as important contributory factors to insufficient pharmacological education of medical students. This study was designed to assess the effectiveness of pharmacology teaching in our medical school. METHODS The study subjects were 455 second-year medical students, class of 2010, and 26(More)
BACKGROUND Biomedical Informatics (BMI) education in medical schools is developing a sound curricular base, but there are few published reports of their educational usefulness. The goal of this paper is to assess knowledge change and satisfaction in medical students after a BMI curriculum. METHODS The National Autonomous University of México Faculty of(More)
Biomedical informatics (BMI) competencies are recognized as core requirements for the healthcare professional, but the amount of BMI educational interventions in the curricula of medical schools is limited. UNAM Faculty of Medicine in Mexico is a large public medical school, with more than 7000 undergraduate students. The undergraduate program recently(More)
INTRODUCTION Research on diagnostic and formative assessment competencies during undergraduate medical training is scarce in Latin America. OBJECTIVE To assess the level of clinical competence of students at the beginning of their medical internship in a new curriculum. METHODS This was an observational cross-sectional study in UNAM Faculty of Medicine(More)
The 2010 undergraduate medical degree curriculum at the faculty of medicine of the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) constitutes an important curricular reform of medical education in our country. It is the result of an institutional reflective process and academic dialog, which culminated in its approval by UNAM’s Academic Council for the(More)
OBJECTIVE our purpose was to validate an instrument to assess the academic performance in medical specialization courses. METHODS the design and content validity of the questionnaire had sustained in the literature review, as well as in the opinion had been given by experts and residents. The construct validity was measure for exploratory factorial(More)
INTRODUCTION Objective structured clinical examination is the instrument with more validated evidence to assess the degree of clinical competence of medical students. OBJECTIVES To assess the degree of clinical competence of medical students at the end of their internship; to assess the reliability of the instruments with G theory. METHODS This was an(More)
BACKGROUND The objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) is a widely used method for assessing clinical competence in health sciences education. Studies using this method have shown evidence of validity and reliability. There are no published studies of OSCE reliability measurement with generalizability theory (G-theory) in Latin America. The aims of(More)
INTRODUCTION The educational system depends upon the quality and performance of their faculty and should therefore be process of continuous improvement. OBJECTIVE To assess the teaching performance of the Public Health professors, at the Faculty of Medicine, UNAM through three strategies. METHODS Justification study. The evaluation was conducted under a(More)