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Publications

Abstracts for research papers, reports, and commentaries that are supported in part or in full by the ABP or ABP Foundation or on which ABP staff serve as authors – and have been published in major journals – are provided below.

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Crouse HL, Watts J, St Clair NE, Batra M, McGuinness G, Keating EM, Russ CM, Farr KM, Steenhoff AP, Schubert CJ, Leslie LK, Woods SK, Wilson KA, Camp EA, Butteris SM
2020
Pediatrics
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Background
Interest in global health (GH) among pediatric residents continues to grow. GH opportunities in pediatric fellowship programs in the United States are poorly described. We aimed to evaluate GH offerings among accredited general and subspecialty pediatric fellowship programs and identify implementation barriers.

Methods
This was a cross-sectional study by pediatric GH educators from the Association of Pediatric Program Directors Global Health Learning Community and the American Board of Pediatrics Global Health Task Force....

Pickles DM, Lihn SL, Boat TF, Lannon C
2020
Pediatrics
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To address the substantial need in patients and families with chronic pediatric conditions, we have developed a number of free tools and resources (www.abp.org/foundation/roadmap) to help pediatricians and subspecialists achieve Roadmap’s aims.

We must act now to improve the emotional health and resilience of children with chronic conditions and their families. We urge widespread adoption of the Roadmap strategies and resources in pediatric subspecialty care and training and conduct of additional research to identify the...

Schumacher DJ, West DC, Schwartz A, Li S, Millstein L, Griego EC, Turner T, Herman BE, Englander R, Hemond J, Hudson V, Newhall L, McNeal Trice K, Baughn J, Giudice E, Famiglietti H, Tolentino J, Gifford K, Carraccio C, for the APPD
2020
JAMA Network Open
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Importance
Entrustable professional activities (EPAs) are an emerging workplace-based, patient-oriented assessment approach with limited empirical evidence.

Objective
To measure the development of pediatric trainees’ clinical skills over time using EPA-based assessment data.

Design, Setting, and Participants
Prospective cohort study of categorical pediatric residents over 3 academic years (2015-2016, 2016-2017, and 2017-2018) assessed on 17 American Board of Pediatrics EPAs. Residents in training at 23...

McMillan JA, Land M, Tucker AE, Leslie LK
2020
Pediatrics
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The increasing prevalence of behavioral and/or mental health (B/MH) abstract problems among children, adolescents, and young adults is rapidly forcing the pediatric community to examine its professional responsibility in response to this epidemic. Stakeholders involved in pediatric workforce training were brought together in April 2018, invited by the American Board of Pediatrics and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, to consider facilitators and barriers for pediatrician training to enhance care for B/MH problems and to catalyze commitment to improvement...

Turner AL, Olmsted M, Smith AC, Dounoucos V, Bradford A, Althouse L, Leslie LK
2019
Pediatrics
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Background and Objectives
This article is the second of a 2-part series examining results regarding self-reported learning and practice change from the American Board of Pediatrics 2017 pilot of an alternative to the proctored, continuing certification examination, termed the Maintenance of Certification Assessment for Pediatrics (MOCA-Peds). Because of its design, MOCA-Peds has several learning advantages compared with the proctored examination.

Methods
Quantitative and qualitative analyses with 5081 eligible pediatricians who...