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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, 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...

Althouse LA, Stockman JA 3rd, American Board of Pediatrics
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 neonatal-perinatal medicine. 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 1975, neonatal-perinatal medicine became the fourth ABP subboard to offer a certification examination, with the first examination yielding 357 board-certified neonatologists-...

Freed GL, Uren RL, Hudson EJ, Lakhani I; Research Advisory Committee of the American Board of Pediatrics
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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Pay-for-performance (P4P) incentive programs are gaining momentum in the United States. Over the past few years, the number of P4P programs, as well as the number of associated news and journal articles, has grown substantially. The Commonwealth Fund counts as many as 105 P4P programs, whereas the Leapfrog Group estimates approximately 90 such efforts.1

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 endocrinology. Readers are encouraged to read the initial report1 in the series, as it provides information regarding general pediatrics and summary information about other ABP subspecialties. In 1978, pediatric endocrinology became the fifth ABP subboard to offer a certification examination, with the first examination yielding 213 board-certified pediatric endocrinologists...

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 pulmonology. 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 1986, pediatric pulmonology became the sixth ABP subboard to offer a certification examination, with the first examination yielding 158 board-certified pediatric pulmonologists.