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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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Palinkas LA, Garcia AR, Aarons GA, Finno-Velasquez M, Holloway IW, Mackie TI, Leslie LK, Chamberlain P
2014
Research on Social Work Practice
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Objectives
This article describes the Standard Interview for Evidence Use (SIEU), a measure to assess the level of engagement in acquiring, evaluating, and applying research evidence in health and social service settings.

Method
Three scales measuring input, process, and output of research evidence and eight subscales were identified using principal axis factor analysis and parallel analysis of data collected from 202 state and county child welfare, mental health, and juvenile justice systems leaders.

Results...

Schwartz A, Young R, Hicks PJ For APPD LEARN
2014
Medical Teacher
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Background 
Research networks formalize and institutionalize multi-site collaborations by establishing an infrastructure that enables network members to participate in research, propose new studies, and exploit study data to move the field forward. Although practice-based clinical research networks are now widespread, medical education research networks are rapidly emerging.

Aims 
In this article, we offer a definition of the medical education practice-based research network, a brief description of networks in existence in July...

Freed GL, Dunham KM, Martyn K, Martin J, Moran LM, Spera L; Research Advisory Committee of the American Board of Pediatrics.
2014
Journal of Pediatric Health Care
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Background
The demand for hiring pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) is strong. However, the number of newly educated PNPs has remained relatively flat during the past several years. Understanding the rationale and timing for the decision to pursue this profession is essential to having a positive impact on increasing the future workforce.

Methods
A mail survey of all new PNPs certified between January 2009 and July 2011 (N = 1040) was conducted.

Results
The response rate was 79.9%....

Gary L. Freed, Kelly M. Dunham, Lauren M. Moran, Laura Spera, Gail A. McGuinness, David K. Stevenson on behalf of The Research Advisory Committee of the American Board of Pediatrics
2014
Pediatrics
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Background
As part of a recent effort by the American Board of Pediatrics to examine fellowship training, a task force was established to review the components of training and develop recommendations for any modifications deemed necessary. To inform the task force, several studies were undertaken to gain insights and perspectives from current fellows, those who had completed fellowship training, and program directors regarding their experiences and the perceived value of their training. This article provides the findings for each subspecialty in tables that allow...

Gary L. Freed, Kelly M. Dunham, Lauren M. Moran, Laura Spera, Gail A. McGuinness, David K. Stevenson on behalf of the Research Advisory Committee of the American Board of Pediatrics
2014
Pediatrics
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Background
The American Board of Pediatrics charged a task force to examine fellowship training. As part of that process, a study was conducted to assess the perceptions of fellowship training by those who had recently completed training and those who were in the middle of their careers.

Methods
The American Board of Pediatrics provided a random sample of subspecialists stratified across all 14 subspecialties (N = 5072). Subspecialists were identified either as recent graduates (N = 2702), those who had completed fellowship...