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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; Research Advisory Committee of the American Board of Pediatrics
2006
Pediatrics
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Objective
The objective of this study was to compare the perceptions of clinical preparedness among graduates of categorical pediatric and internal medicine residency programs versus medicine-pediatric training programs and whether these varied for recent or older graduates.

Methods
A mail survey study was conducted in the fall of 2004 of a random sample of 245 and 246 internal medicine physicians who applied for or took a general certifying examination between 1980 and 1997 (older graduates) and between 1998 and 2003 (recent graduates...

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 critical care medicine. 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 1987, pediatric critical care medicine became the seventh ABP subboard to offer a certification examination, with the first examination yielding 182 board-certified...

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 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...

Miles PV
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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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.

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 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.