Tyrone Donnon

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As opposed to the problem-based approach of dealing with specific at-risk behaviors, the objective of the self-reported Youth Resiliency: Assessing Developmental Strengths questionnaire is to provide a statistically sound and research-based approach to understanding the factors that contribute to the development of adolescent resiliency. The study of(More)
BACKGROUND Medical education in Saudi Arabia is facing multiple challenges, including the rapid increase in the number of medical schools over a short period of time, the influx of foreign medical graduates to work in Saudi Arabia, the award of scholarships to hundreds of students to study medicine in various countries, and the absence of published national(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to conduct a meta-analysis on the construct and criterion validity of multi-source feedback (MSF) to assess physicians and surgeons in practice. METHODS In this study, we followed the guidelines for the reporting of observational studies included in a meta-analysis. In addition to PubMed and MEDLINE databases, the(More)
BACKGROUND Although the reliability of admission interviews has been improved through the use of objective and structured approaches, there still remains the issue of identifying and measuring relevant attributes or noncognitive domains of interest. In this present study, we use generalizability theory to determine the estimated variance associated with(More)
BACKGROUND In this brief report, we describe two ways in which we assessed the Scholar CanMEDS role using a method to measure residents' ability to complete a critical appraisal. These were incorporated into a modified OSCE format where two stations consisted of 1) critically appraising an article and 2) critiquing an abstract. METHOD Residents were(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify and empirically investigate the dimensions of leadership in medical education and healthcare professions. DESIGN A population-based design with a focus group and a survey were used to identify the perceived competencies for effective leadership in medical education. SETTING The focus group, consisting of five experts from three(More)
BACKGROUND A recent randomized trial of patients with primarily anterior circulation intracranial artery stenosis showed that intensive medical therapy was superior to intracranial stenting in preventing recurrent stroke. The rate of stroke recurrence or death in symptomatic intracranial vertebrobasilar stenosis with medical therapy alone may be especially(More)
BACKGROUND The CanMEDS roles provide a comprehensive framework to organize competency-based curricula; however, there is a challenge in finding feasible, valid, and reliable assessment methods to measure intrinsic roles such as Communicator and Collaborator. The objective structured clinical exam (OSCE) is more commonly used in postgraduate medical(More)
which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Medical education research draws on a history of quantification espoused by the physical sciences and more recently framed by theorists and researchers from the education and psychological disciplines of the late 19th to early 20th(More)