Casey B. White

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  • Casey B White
  • 2007
Medical school is an academic and developmental path toward a professional life demanding self-regulation and self-education. Thus, many medical schools include in their goals for medical student education their graduates' ability to self-assess and self-regulate their education upon graduation and throughout their professional lives. This study explores(More)
PURPOSE Accurate self-assessment is an essential skill for the self-directed learning activities and appropriate patient referral decisions of practicing physicians. However, many questions about the characteristics of self-assessment remain unanswered. One is whether self-assessment is a generalizable skill or dependent on the characteristics of the task.(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the impact of self-assessed diagnostic strengths and weaknesses on medical students' allocation of learning time (one indicator of self-directed learning) during a third-year internal medicine clerkship. METHOD In 1997-98, 107 students at the University of Michigan Medical School self-assessed their diagnostic skills in 14 clinical(More)
PURPOSE To examine the effects of the new resident work-hour restrictions on medical students, as measured by their perceptions of the quality of their experiences during the required clerkships. METHOD Evaluations of four clerkships were compared for two student cohorts at the University of Michigan Medical School. The first cohort, from the class of(More)
OBJECTIVE E-mail use in the clinical setting has been slow to diffuse for several reasons, including providers' concerns about patients' inappropriate and inefficient use of the technology. This study examined the content of a random sample of patient-physician e-mail messages to determine the validity of those concerns. DESIGN A qualitative analysis of(More)
Effects of various purified dietary fiber components on beta-carotene utilization by the chick were investigated in two experiments (expt.). Eight-day-old Columbian X New Hampshire male (expt. 1) or female (expt. 2) chicks were fed a vitamin A-deficient diet for 1 wk and then fed beta-carotene-supplemented diets containing 0% fiber, 7% arenaceous flour or(More)
Differences in the social and religious cultures of Arab Americans and American Muslims raise challenges to healthcare access and delivery. These challenges go far beyond language to encompass entire world views, concepts of health, illness, and recovery and even death. Medical professionals need a more informed understanding and consideration of the rich(More)
AIM Although studies have examined medical students' ability to self-assess their performance, there are few longitudinal studies that document the stability of self-assessment accuracy over time. This study compares actual and estimated examination performance for three classes during their first 3 years of medical school. METHODS Students assessed their(More)
PURPOSE To investigate whether and how use of an online remediation system requiring reflective review of performance and self-assessment influenced students' performance on objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) station repeats (subsequent to failure on the first attempt) and their self-assessments of their performance (between the first and(More)
Traditionally, medical schools have tended to make assumptions that students will "automatically" engage in self-education effectively after graduation and subsequent training in residency and fellowships. In reality, the majority of medical graduates out in practice feel unprepared for learning on their own. Many medical schools are now adopting strategies(More)