Cynthia B Stevens

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Palmore's Facts on Aging Quizzes I and II and Facts on Aging Mental Health Quiz were administered as a single test to third-year medical students before and after their 6-week Community Health and Family Medicine clerkship. The clerkship experience contributed to a small improvement in students' knowledge about the aged, net bias scores decreased from pre-(More)
BACKGROUND The impetus for administering the 2nd-year Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) came from the great variability in student performance observed by 3rd-year clerkship directors. PURPOSE To document the effects of the OSCE on faculty teaching, student performance, and the curriculum over 9 years of administration of the examinations(More)
Rural areas provide unique opportunities and challenges for delivery of psychiatric care. This is especially true for the psychiatrist trained in psychotherapy. As patients become more aware of the risk/benefit profiles of medications, there is a growing demand for psychotherapy services in all parts of this country. This creates particular challenges for(More)