Judith L. Bowen

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Copyright © 2006 Massachusetts Medical Society. Clinical teachers differ from clinicians in a fundamental way. They must simultaneously foster high-quality patient care and assess the clinical skills and reasoning of learners in order to promote their progress toward independence in the clinical setting.1 Clinical teachers must diagnose both the patient’s(More)
Design: A cross-sectional study was conducted using semistructured interviews with faculty (n = 10) and a group interview with residents (n = 10) at a VAMC teaching hospital. Measurements: Content analysis of field notes and taped transcripts were done by two independent reviewers using a grounded theory approach. Findings were validated using member(More)
The U.S. faces a critical gap between residency training and clinical practice that affects the recruitment and preparation of internal medicine residents for primary care careers. The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) represents a new clinical microsystem that is being widely promoted and implemented to improve access, quality, and sustainability in(More)
PURPOSE Time-pressured interactions with little direct observation or feedback characterize teaching in ambulatory settings. The authors report findings from the literature on teaching and learning in the ambulatory setting and propose opportunities for further research that addresses these barriers. METHOD The authors searched 1995-1999 databases for all(More)
The quality of care for diabetes continues to fall short of recommended guidelines and results. Models for improving the care of chronic illnesses advocate a multidisciplinary team approach. Yet little is known about the effectiveness of such models in an academic setting with a diverse patient population and resident physicians participating in clinical(More)
There is a gap between the need for patient-centered, evidence-based primary care for the large burden of chronic illness in the US, and the training of resident physicians to provide that care. To improve training for residents who provide chronic illness care in teaching practice settings. US teaching hospitals were invited to participate in one of two(More)
BACKGROUND The One Minute Preceptor (OMP) faculty development workshop is aimed at improving outpatient preceptors' abilities to teach in ambulatory settings. Practice applying the 5 microskills is central to learning the OMP, yet participants frequently avoid the role-playing portion of the standard workshop. Task complexity may result in significant(More)
BACKGROUND: Awareness of the need for ambulatory care teaching skills training for clinician-educators is increasing. A recent Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)-funded national initiative trained 110 teams from U.S. teaching hospitals to implement local faculty development (FD) in teaching skills. OBJECTIVE: To assess the rate of(More)
Despite the increasing attention paid to the role of social forces in determining health, most physicians finish their training ill-prepared to address these issues. The authors describe their efforts to fill that training gap for internal medicine residents at Oregon Health and Science University through a community-based social medicine curriculum,(More)
PURPOSE To examine the perceptions of faculty role models to learn whether their perceptions of role models' behaviors are congruent with those of their students. METHOD In 1996 a survey was mailed to 210 student-identified faculty role models at the University of Washington School of Medicine and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of(More)