Does a Weekly Didactic Conference Improve Resident Performance on the Pediatric Domain of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination?

@article{Franklin2017DoesAW,
  title={Does a Weekly Didactic Conference Improve Resident Performance on the Pediatric Domain of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination?},
  author={Corinna C D Franklin and P. v. 't Pad Bosch and Jan S Grudziak and Ozgur Dede and Rey N Ramirez and Steven A Mendelson and William Timothy Ward and Maria M Brooks and Tanya S. Kenkre and John D Lubahn and Vincent F X Deeney and James W. Roach},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2017},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={149-153}
}
BACKGROUND Performance on the Orthopaedic In-training Examination (OITE) has been correlated with performance on the written portion of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery examination. Herein we sought to discover whether adding a regular pediatric didactic lecture improved residents' performance on the OITE's pediatric domain. METHODS In 2012, a didactic lecture series was started in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Hamot Orthopaedic Residency Program (Hamot). This… CONTINUE READING

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