Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

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.

Filter By:

Displaying 111 - 115 of 130
Althouse LA, Stockman JA 3rd
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
Pub Med #:
ABSTRACT:

This report, which is part of a series discussing workforce trends for general pediatrics and related subspecialty areas, highlights the American Board of Pediatrics’(ABP) workforce data for pediatric emergency medicine. Readers are encouraged to read the initial report1 in the series because it provides information regarding general pediatrics and summary information about other ABP subspecialties.

Cassel CK, Holmboe ES
2006
JAMA
Pub Med #:
ABSTRACT:

As the health care world looks more closely at ways to measure and improve quality of care, the role of board certification has been emerging as one important method to ensure physician-level competence and accountability. The practices and standards used in identifying physicians for health plan panels and for hospital privileges have been less visible but currently are the only easily available and widely trusted initial screens of physicians that are available to patients. As public interest in physician competence increases, it is important to examine these basic standards for...

Miles PV
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
ABSTRACT:

Healthcare providers are currently involved in a transformation around quality as profound as the changes that occurred 100 years ago after the Flexner report. The ability to define quality as the gap between care that is being delivered and care that could be delivered, based on best evidence and the development of quality measures, has led to documentation of significant unexplained variation in care even in the best of healthcare organizations. Identifying causes of variation is an important step in finding leverage points for improvement.

Freed GL, Singer D, Lakhani I, Wheeler JR, Stockman JA 3rd; Research Advisory Committee of the American Board of Pediatrics
2006
JAMA
Pub Med #:
ABSTRACT:

Context
Health plans conduct credentialing processes to select and retain qualified physicians who will provide high-quality care to their subscribers. One of the tools available to health plans to help ensure physician competence is assessment of board certification status.

Objective
To determine the credentialing policies of health plans regarding the use of board certification and recertification for general pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.

Design, Setting, and Participants
Telephone survey...

Althouse LA, Stockman JA 3rd
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
Pub Med #:
ABSTRACT:

This report, which is part of a series discussing workforce trends for general pediatrics and related subspecialty areas, highlights the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) workforce data for pediatric gastroenterology. Readers are encouraged to read the initial report1 in the series, because it provides information about general pediatrics and summary information about other ABP subspecialties. In 1990, pediatric gastroenterology became the eighth ABP subboard to offer a certification examination, with the first examination yielding 275 board-certified pediatric...