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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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Leyenaar JK, Rizzo PA, Khodyakov D, Leslie LK, Lindenauer PK, Mangione-Smith R
2017
Academic Pediatrics
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Background
Children with medical complexity (CMC) account for disproportionate hospital utilization and adverse outcomes after discharge, and several gaps exist regarding the quality of hospital to home transitional care for this population. We conducted an expert elicitation process to identify important and feasible hospital to home transitional care interventions for CMC from the perspectives of parents and health care professionals.

Methods
We conducted a 2-round electronic Delphi process to identify important and feasible...

Boat TF, Land ML Jr, Leslie LK
2017
JAMA Pediatrics
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Mental and behavioral disorder diagnoses in children and youths are increasing at a concerning rate and are antecedent to many lifetime physical and behavioral health disorders. The cost to individuals, families, communities, and the American public is enormous. Comprehensive attention to the risks of all children, starting early in life, through behavioral health promotion, risk prevention, early detection of concerning behaviors, and effective treatment of behavioral disorders is an unmet need.

Barrett DJ, McGuinness GA, Cunha CA, Emans SJ, Gerson WT, Hazinski MF, Lister G, Murray KF, St Geme JW 3rd, Whitley-Williams PN
2017
Pediatrics
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Over the past 20 years, hospitalists have emerged as a distinct group of pediatric practitioners. In August of 2014, the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) received a petition to consider recommending that pediatric hospital medicine (PHM) be recognized as a distinct new subspecialty. PHM as a formal subspecialty raises important considerations related to: (1) quality, cost, and access to pediatric health care; (2) current pediatric residency training; (3) the evolving body of knowledge in pediatrics; and (4) the impact on both primary care generalists and existing subspecialists. After a...

Nichols DG
2017
Pediatrics
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Board certification has been part of the social contract in which physicians commit to maintaining up-to-date scientific knowledge and improving the quality of patient care. However, the maintenance of certification program has been controversial. This review summarizes the philosophical underpinnings, published literature, recent improvements, and future directions of the American Board of Pediatrics maintenance of certification program.

Freed GL, Moran LM, Van KD, Leslie LK; Research Advisory Committee of the American Board of Pediatrics
2016
Pediatrics
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Background
Concerns exist regarding the adequacy of the pediatric subspecialty workforce in the United States. Data on practice patterns and job characteristics are necessary to help develop policies to ensure availability.

Methods
We performed survey data analysis of all pediatric subspecialists enrolled in Maintenance of Certification in 2013 and 2014, assessing demographic information, characteristics of current positions, plans for retirement, and satisfaction with allocation of professional and clinical responsibilities. Four...