Tyrone Donnon

2Aliya Kassam
2Tanya Beran
2Michèle Cowan
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  • Sohail Bajammal, Rania Zaini, Wesam Abuznadah, Mohammad Al-Rukban, Syed Moyn Aly, Abdulaziz Boker +13 others
  • 2008
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)
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)
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 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)
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)
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)
INTRODUCTION Curricular content is often based on the personal opinions of a small number of individuals. Although convenient, such curricula may not meet the needs of the target learner, the program or the institution. Using an objective method to ensure content validity of a curriculum can alleviate this issue. METHODS A form was created that listed(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)