John Tomkowiak

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Interprofessional education is a collaborative approach to develop healthcare students as future interprofessional team members and a recommendation suggested by the Institute of Medicine. Complex medical issues can be best addressed by interprofessional teams. Training future healthcare providers to work in such teams will help facilitate this model(More)
PURPOSE this study explored the reliability of two simple standard-setting methods that are used to set passing standards for a standardized patient (SP) exam in physician assistant (PA) education. METHODS fifty-four second-year PA students participated in a multistation SP-based clinical skills exam. Cut scores were set using the Angoff and Borderline(More)
INTRODUCTION Diagnostic reminder systems (DRS) may help students improve their clinical reasoning skill and gain competency in using informatics tools. This study explored the influence of Isabel PRO, a web-based DRS, on student diagnostic reasoning during simulated encounters. METHODS Diagnostic reasoning was assessed in 20 fourth-year medical students(More)
Interprofessional education has been defined as "members or students of two or more professionals associated with health or social care, engaged in learning with, from and about each other". Ideally, students trained using interprofessional education paradigms become interprofessional team members who gain respect and improve their attitudes about each(More)
Figure 1 depicts our curriculum management and governance structure. The Educational Affairs Committee (EAC) has full responsibility in the design, management, and oversight of the curriculum. This committee is comprised of basic and clinical sciences faculty, student representatives from each year, and administrative (nonvoting) members. The EAC has two(More)
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