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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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Freed GL, Uren RL
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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The concept of hospitalists was made popular in 1996 by Robert Wachter, who defined them as physicians who spend at least 25% of their time serving as the physician of record for inpatients, during which time they accept handoffs of hospitalized patients from primary care providers (PCPs), returning the patients to their PCPs at the time of hospital discharge.1 More recently, the hospitalists’ professional association, the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), defined the hospitalist as a physician whose primary focus is the general medical care of hospitalized patients and...

Althouse LA, Stockman JA 3rd
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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This report, which is one of a series discussing workforce trends for general pediatrics and related subspecialty areas, highlights the ABP workforce data for pediatric cardiology. Readers are encouraged to read the initial report in the series as it provides information regarding general pediatrics and summary information about subspecialties.1 In 1961, pediatric cardiology became the first ABP subboard to offer a certification examination, with the first examination yielding 28 board-certified pediatric cardiologists.

Althouse LA, Stockman JA 3rd
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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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 hematology-oncology. Readers are encouraged to read the initial report in the series as it provides information regarding general pediatrics and summary information about other ABP subspecialties.1 In 1974, pediatric hematology-oncology became the second ABP subboard to offer a certification examination, with the first examination yielding 283 board-certified pediatric...

Althouse LA, Stockman JA 3rd
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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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 nephrology. Readers are encouraged to read the initial report in the series as it provides information regarding general pediatrics and summary information about other ABP subspecialties.1 In 1974, pediatric nephrology became the third ABP subboard to offer a certification examination, with the first examination yielding 121 board-certified pediatric nephrologists.

Freed GL, Hudson EJ
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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With recent improvements in health care, many children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses often live well into adulthood. As such, the leaders in the health care system are struggling to determine who should provide care to these individuals, how such care should be delivered, and the most appropriate methods to finance such care once they become young adults. This report synthesizes the existing knowledge surrounding transition of care efforts. Overall, the literature includes theoretical descriptions of transition models as well as program characteristics, provider and parent...