The Office of Institutional Research, Evaluation, and Assessment (IREA) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School provides direction and support to faculty and administrators in student assessment, curriculum evaluation, and medical education research. We serve the education research and evaluation needs of the School of Medicine, Graduate School of Nursing, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Office of Graduate Medical Education, and a number of other school offices including the Office of the Dean and Office of the Chancellor.

This collection showcases the publications and presentations of faculty and staff in the Office of Institutional Research, Evaluation, and Assessment.

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Publications from 2011

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Integration of basic clinical skills training in medical education: an interprofessional simulated teaching experience, Janet Fraser Hale, Mitchell Cahan, and Mary L. Zanetti

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Global longitudinal pathway: has medical education curriculum influenced medical students' skills and attitudes toward culturally diverse populations?, Mary L. Zanetti, Michael A. Godkin, Joshua P. Twomey, and Michele P. Pugnaire

Publications from 2010

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Correlation of Measures of Psychotherapy Competency in Psychiatry Residents, Julia Matthews-Bellinger, Sheldon Benjamin, Mohit Chauhan, and Mary L. Zanetti

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Using standardized patients to assess professionalism: a generalizability study, Mary L. Zanetti, Lisa Keller, Kathleen M. Mazor, Michele M. Carlin, Eric J. Alper, David S. Hatem, Wendy L. Gammon, and Michele P. Pugnaire

Publications from 2009

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Independent Learning: Emerging Themes, Stacey J. Kadish, Gina M. Gentile, Susan V. Barrett, Michele M. Carlin, Mary L. Zanetti, and Michele P. Pugnaire

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Advisor/Mentor Role in Guiding Future Primary Care Physicians, Stacey J. Kadish, Gina M. Gentile, Laura A. Sefton, Mary L. Zanetti, and Michele P. Pugnaire

Publications from 2008

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Simulated Basic Skills Training: Graduate Nursing Students Teaching Medical Students: A Work in Progress, Janet Hale, Sarah M. McGee, Mary L. Zanetti, Mai-Lan Rogoff, Melinda F. Taylor, Carolyn Kelly, Mitchell Cahan, Robin Toft Klar, Carol A. Jaffarian, Sheldon L. Hollins, Linda Chellali, Steven DeGurski, Melissa Plourde, Susan Lattanzi, Ann DeFosse, Nancy Bettez, Joan Morrison, and Stella Quartey

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Listening to the New Student Voice: How They Learn, Stacey J. Kadish, Gina M. Gentile, Susan V. Barrett, Mary L. Zanetti, Thomas W. Smith, and Michele P. Pugnaire

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Meeting Students Where They Are: Educating Students with Varying Life Experiences About the Health Care Needs of Persons with Disabilities, Linda M. Long-Bellil, Julie A. Jonassen, Mai-Lan A. Rogoff, Susan V. Barrett, Candace Cassin, Darlene M. O'Connor, and Martin H. Young

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Rolling Out a State-of-the-Art Simulation Center: Early Experiences, Mary L. Zanetti, Laura A. Sefton, Lisa D. Atwell, Sarah M. McGee, Melinda F. Taylor, Susan J. Pasquale, and Michele P. Pugnaire

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Nursing Students Teaching Medical Students: An Interdisciplinary Teaching Experience, Mary L. Zanetti, Laura A. Sefton, Janet Hale, Carol A. Jaffarian, Mitchell Cahan, and Sarah M. McGee

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Diversity Climate Survey Results: Changing Institutional Culture, Mary L. Zanetti, Marian V. Wilson, Michele M. Carlin, Susan V. Barrett, and Stacey J. Kadish

Publications from 2007

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Weaving The Threads of Multiculturalism Throughout Medical Education, Susan V. Barrett, Gina M. Gentile, Mary L. Zanetti, Warren J. Ferguson, Michael A. Godkin, Julie A. Jonassen, and Michele P. Pugnaire

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Under-Represented Minorities and Medical School Admissions: Preference Factors That Influence the Decision to Matriculate, Stacey J. Kadish, Michele M. Carlin, Karen Lawton, John A. Paraskos, and Michele P. Pugnaire

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Assessing professionalism in the context of an objective structured clinical examination: an in-depth study of the rating process, Kathleen M. Mazor, Mary L. Zanetti, Eric J. Alper, David S. Hatem, Susan V. Barrett, Vanessa Meterko, Wendy L. Gammon, and Michele P. Pugnaire

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Setting the Standard for a High-Stakes End of Third Year Assessment, Mary L. Zanetti, Michele M. Carlin, Laura A. Sefton, Wendy L. Gammon, Sarah M. McGee, and Michele P. Pugnaire

Publications from 2006

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Meeting Challenges in Caring for Patients with Disabilities: An Interclerkship Course, Julie A. Jonassen, Susan V. Barrett, Linda M. Long-Bellil, Candace Cassin, Darlene M. O'Connor, Mai-Lan A. Rogoff, and Martin H. Young

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Increasing the Depth of the Recruitment Pool for Future Women Academic Leaders: Should We Begin with Medical School Electives?, Stacey J. Kadish, Susan V. Barrett, Michele M. Carlin, Laura A. Sefton, Mary L. Zanetti, and Michele P. Pugnaire

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Residents Report on the Importance of an Undergraduate End of Life Interclerkship, Stacey J. Kadish, Mary L. Zanetti, Laura A. Sefton, Susan V. Barrett, Marjorie Clay, David M. Clive, Julie A. Jonassen, and Michele P. Pugnaire

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Outcomes from an Interprofessional Educational Model for Teaching Community Health, Michele P. Pugnaire, Mary L. Zanetti, Michael A. Godkin, Robin Toft Klar, Janet Hale, Jill M. Terrien, Linda J. Cragin, and Suzanne B. Cashman

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Using a Targeted OSCE Station to Measure Unprofessional Behavior, Mary L. Zanetti, Eric J. Alper, Wendy L. Gammon, Kathleen M. Mazor, David S. Hatem, Sarah M. McGee, and Michele P. Pugnaire

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Measuring Unprofessional Behavior During an 8-Station OSCE, Mary L. Zanetti, Sarah M. McGee, Michele M. Carlin, Laura A. Sefton, Wendy L. Gammon, Eric J. Alper, and Michele P. Pugnaire

Publications from 2005

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The Effectiveness of a Geriatrics Curriculum, Susan V. Barrett, Michele M. Carlin, Stacey J. Kadish, Michele P. Pugnaire, and Sarah M. McGee

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The relationship between checklist scores on a communication OSCE and analogue patients' perceptions of communication, Kathleen M. Mazor, Judith K. Ockene, H. Jane Rogers, Michele M. Carlin, and Mark E. Quirk

Publications from 2004

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Complementary Medicine: A One Day Course, Genevieve Anand, Susan V. Barrett, and Jacalyn Coghlin-Strom

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Tracking the longitudinal stability of medical students' perceptions using the AAMC graduation questionnaire and serial evaluation surveys, Michele P. Pugnaire, Urip Purwono, Mary L. Zanetti, and Michele M. Carlin

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Tracking the Longitudinal Stability of Medical Students’ Perceptions Using the AAMC Graduation Questionnaire and Serial Evaluation Surveys, Michele P. Pugnaire, Mary L. Zanetti, Urip Purwono, and Michele M. Carlin

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The Use of “Effect Size” in Augmenting the Results of Significance Testing: A Comparison of Pre/Post Data from a Geriatric Interclerkship, Urip Purwono, Susan V. Barrett, Michele M. Carlin, Mary L. Zanetti, and Sarah M. McGee

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Pre/Post Comparison of Medical Students' Self-Reported Competence Ratings for Content and Skill Areas Included in an End of Third Year Assessment, Mary L. Zanetti, Eric J. Alper, Wendy L. Gammon, Michele P. Pugnaire, Michele M. Carlin, Urip Purwono, Susan V. Barrett, and Laura A. Sefton

Publications from 2003

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Sexual health innovations in undergraduate medical education, Emily Ferrara, Michele P. Pugnaire, Julie A. Jonassen, Katherine K. O'Dell, Marjorie Clay, David S. Hatem, and Michele M. Carlin

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Career centered high school education and post-high school career adaptation, Susan Gore, Stacey J. Kadish, and Robert H. Aseltine

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Assessing Professionalism Using the Objective Structured Clinical Exam, Urip Purwono, Michele M. Carlin, Susan V. Barrett, Eric J. Alper, Wendy L. Gammon, and Michele P. Pugnaire

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Recent and Anticipated Changes in Postsecondary Admissions: A Survey of New England Colleges and Universities, Stephen G. Sireci, Mary L. Zanetti, and Joseph B. Berger

Publications from 2002

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Assessing the Value of an Expanded Clinical Genetics Curriculum for Medical Students, Urip Purwono, Michele M. Carlin, Susan V. Barrett, Laurie A. Demmer, Julie A. Jonassen, and Michele P. Pugnaire

Publications from 2001

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Educating the next generation of physicians about stroke: incorporating stroke prevention into the medical school curriculum, Susan Billings-Gagliardi, Nancy M. Fontneau, Merrill K. Wolf, Susan V. Barrett, George J. Hademenos, and Kathleen M. Mazor

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Diversity among Equals: Educational Opportunity and the State of Affirmative Admissions in New England, Stephen P. Coelen, Joseph B. Berger, Patricia H. Crosson, Suzanne M. Smith, Stephanie A. Eckman, Kathryn A. McDermott, Stephen G. Sireci, Preston C. Green, and Mary L. Zanetti

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STEMTEC Evaluation Report For Year 4 (Fall 2000/Spring 2001), Stephen G. Sireci, Mary L. Zanetti, Sharon Cadman Slater, and Joseph B. Berger

Publications from 1997

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A longitudinal study of students' depression at one medical school, Milagros C. Rosal, Ira S. Ockene, Judith K. Ockene, Susan V. Barrett, Yunsheng Ma, and James R. Hebert

Publications from 1992

Smoking cessation and severity of disease: the Coronary Artery Smoking Intervention Study, Judith K. Ockene, Jean L. Kristeller, Robert J. Goldberg, Ira S. Ockene, Philip A. Merriam, Susan V. Barrett, Penelope S. Pekow, David W. Hosmer, and Ralph Gianelly

Publications from 1991

Severity of angiographically proven coronary artery disease predicts smoking cessation, David Frid, Ira S. Ockene, Judith K. Ockene, Philip A. Merriam, Robert J. Goldberg, Jean L. Kristeller, and Susan V. Barrett