Alberto Sarfatis

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BACKGROUND Students' perceptions of their educational environment (EE) have been studied in undergraduate and postgraduate curricula. Postgraduate EE has been measured in hospital settings. However, there are no instruments available to measure the EE in postgraduate ambulatory settings. AIM The aim of this study was to develop the "ambulatory care(More)
AIM To optimize diagnosis and treatment guidelines for this geographic region, a panel of gastroenterologists, epidemiologists, and basic scientists carried out a structured evaluation of available literature. METHODS Relevant questions were distributed among the experts, who generated draft statements for consideration by the entire panel. A modified(More)
BACKGROUND Feedback is one of the most important tools to improve teaching in medical education. AIM To develop an instrument to assess the performance of clinical postgraduate teachers in medical specialties. MATERIAL AND METHODS A qualitative methodology consisting in interviews and focus-groups followed by a quantitative methodology to generate(More)
BACKGROUND The Postgraduate Hospital Education Environment Measure (PHEEM) questionnaire, is a valid and reliable instrument to measure the educational environment (EE) in postgraduate medical education. AIM To evaluate the EE perceived by the residents of a postgraduate training program using the PHEEM. MATERIAL AND METHODS The PHEEM was applied in(More)
BACKGROUND The learning process for medical semiology depends on multidisciplinary teaching activities, including simulation tools. These tools should achieve a standardization level aiming at a same level of basic knowledge in each student. AIM To evaluate an interactive online semiology learning tool. MATERIAL AND METHODS An interactive online(More)
BACKGROUND Assessment for learning is a paradigm that is taking shape in the field of medical education. This approach aims to embed the assessment process within the educational and learning process. AIM To evaluate the impact of curricular changes, from a focus of assessment of learning to one of assessment for learning, in the perception of(More)
AIM: To optimize diagnosis and treatment guidelines for this geographic region, a panel of gastroenterologists, epidemiologists, and basic scientists carried out a structured evaluation of available literature. METHODS: Relevant questions were distributed among the experts, who generated draft statements for consideration by the entire panel. A modified(More)
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Radiology teachers are well trained in their specialty; however, when working in academic institutions, faculty development and promotion through the education pathway tends to be based on their teaching knowledge and skills. The aim of this study is to assess psychometric properties of the Medicina Universidad Católica-Radiology 32(More)
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