Jean-Paul Fournier

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PURPOSE The French government, as part of medical education reforms, has affirmed that an examination program for national residency selection will be implemented by 2004. The purpose of this study was to develop a French multiple-choice (MC) examination using the National Board of Medical Examiners' (NBME) expertise and materials. METHOD The Evaluation(More)
UNLABELLED Data regarding knowledge acquisition during residency training are sparse. Predictors of theoretical learning quality, academic career achievements and evidence-based medical practice during residency are unknown. We performed a cross-sectional study on residents and attending physicians across several residency programs in 2 French faculties of(More)
Medical training is undergoing extensive revision in France. A nationwide comprehensive clinical competency examination will be administered for the first time in 2004, relying exclusively on essay-questions. Unfortunately, these questions have psychometric shortcomings, particularly their typically low reliability. High score reliability is mandatory in a(More)
OBJECTIVES To develop a reliable and validated tool to evaluate technical resuscitation skills in a pediatric simulation setting. STUDY DESIGN Four Resuscitation and Emergency Simulation Checklist for Assessment in Pediatrics (RESCAPE) evaluation tools were created, following international guidelines: intraosseous needle insertion, bag mask ventilation,(More)
Translational research plays a crucial role in bridging the gap between fundamental and clinical research. The importance of integrating research training into medical education has been emphasized. Predictive factors that help to identify the most motivated medical students to perform academic research are unknown. In a cross-sectional study on a(More)
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