Presentations 2017-06-27T12:06:13+00:00

Peer-Reviewed Abstracts and Presentations

  1. Yudkowsky R, Blatt B: Leveraging Standardized Patients to Promote Clinical Reasoning in the physical exam.  Expert panel presented at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, New Orleans LA, January 2015.
  2. Wang S, Shadrake L, Milena L, Hajwa K, Hernandez C: Improving Dermatology Residents’ Communication Skills with Non-English Speaking Patients via Collaboration with Medical Interpreter Services.  Poster and oral presentation presented at the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology, Vancouver Canada, June 2015. Certificate of Distinction Award.
  3. Thompson T, Szauter K, Yudkowsky R: What is an Institutional Review Board Approval and how do you know if you need one for your project?  Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Denver CO, June 2015.
  4. Higbee D, Yudkowsky R, Walton A, Baldelli P, Gephardt G: SP/SIM Center Administration: Reviewing organizational structures and data collection.  Expert panel presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Denver CO, June 2015.
  5. Nathan, J.B.; May, A; Volpe, K; Bock, K; Hurm, M; Kiser, R; McKenzie, L; Milos, S; Shadrake, L; Zar, F.A.; Blitzstein, S.M.; Fox, G.S. C.A.R.E.S.: Clinicians Acting to Reinforce Empathic Skill. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry, Stowe VT, June 2015
  6. Yudkowsky R, Nicholas C, Park YS: How to Establish Defensible Passing Standards for Local Performance Tests.  Invited workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Denver CO, June 2015
  7. Nathan, J.B.; May, A; Volpe, K; Bock, K; Hurm, M; Kiser, R; McKenzie, L; Milos, S; Shadrake, L; Zar, F.A.; Blitzstein, S.M.; Fox, G.S. C.A.R.E.S.: Clinicians Acting to Reinforce Empathic Skill. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Academic Psychiatry, San Antonio TX, September 2015
  8. Nathan, J.B.; May, A; Volpe, K; Bock, K; Hurm, M; Kiser, R; McKenzie, L; Milos, S; Shadrake, L; Zar, F.A.; Blitzstein, S.M.; Fox, G.S. C.A.R.E.S.: Clinicians Acting to Reinforce Empathic Skill. Poster presented at the UIC Department of Psychiatry Research Extravaganza, Chicago IL, September 2015
  9. Yudkowsky R, Park YS, Hyderi A, Bordage G: Characteristics and Implications of Diagnostic Justification Scores Based on the New Patient Note Format of the USMLE Step 2 CS Exam. Paper presented at the Medical Education Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges, Baltimore MD, November 2015.
  10. Park YS, Kamin C, Kim G, Hyderi A, Yudkowsky R: Differences in Expectations of Passing Standards in Communication Skills for Pre-clinical and Clinical Medical Students.  Poster presented at the Medical Education Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges, Baltimore MD, November 2015. Nathan, J.B.; May, A; Volpe, K; Bock, K; Hurm, M; Kiser, R; McKenzie, L; Milos, S; Shadrake, L; Zar, F.A.; Blitzstein, S.M.; Fox, G.S. C.A.R.E.S.: Clinicians Acting to Reinforce Empathic Skill. Poster presented at the UIC Quality and Safety Fair, Chicago IL, November 2015. First Place Poster Award.
  11. Nathan, J.B.; May, A; Volpe, K; Bock, K; Hurm, M; Kiser, R; Mckenzie, L; Milos, S; Shadrake, L; Zar, F.A.; Blitzstein, S.M.; Fox, G.S. (2014). C.A.R.E.S.: Clinicians Acting to Reinforce Empathic Skill. Poster presented at the UIC Department of Psychiatry Research Extravaganza, Chicago IL, October 2014
  12. Yudkowsky R, Park YS, Hyderi A, Kincaid O, Khan A, Gangopadhyaya A, Rajagopal N, Bordage G: Characteristics and Implications of Diagnostic Justification Scores Based on the New Patient Note Format of the USMLE Step 2 CS Exam. Oral abstract presented at the Medical Education Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges, Chicago IL, November 2014
  13. Kiser R, Milos S: Advanced Learner-Centered Feedback Coaching Skills. Invited Webinar for the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, August 2014
  14. LeDonne C, Zahn M, Livingston J, Alonzo C, Hernandez K, Foster P: Simulation Internship:  Making the leap from Technician to Manager. Podium presentation, SimGHOSTS (Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists) Annual Conference, Chicago IL, August 2014
  15. Gangopadhyaya A, Shadrake L, Kiser R, Kamin C, Ak M, Yudkowsky R: Using Handoffs with Standardized Colleagues to Assess Residents’ Peer Communications Skills.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Indianapolis IN, June 2014
  16. Ak M, Kiser R, Hurm M, Yudkowsky R: International Standardized Patient Fellowships – Challenges and Rewards.  Snapshot presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Indianapolis IN, June 2014
  17. Blatt B, Kosowicz L, Yudkowsky R, Owens J, Milos S: Core + Clusters: A new way for SP-Instructors to Teach the Physical Exam?  Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Indianapolis IN, June 2014
  18. Yudkowsky R, Blatt B, Tabak D, May W, Schlegel C, Layat-Burn C: Coming together as a Consortium: Proceed with caution or full speed ahead?  Presentation/discussion at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Indianapolis IN, June 2014
  19. Park YS, Kamin C, Yudkowsky R: Implications for standard setting in communication and interpersonal skills. Podium presentation at the annual meeting of The Korean Society of Medical Education, Seoul South Korea, May 2014 (In Korean)
  20. LeDonne C, Shadrake L, Zahn M, McKinzie L: Training the Standardized Participant for High-Fidelity Mannequin Simulation; Podium Presentation, International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare, San Francisco, CA, Jan 2014
  21. Yudkowsky R, Park YS, Riddle J, Palladino C, Bordage G: Comparing the Validity of Clinically Discriminating vs Traditional “Thoroughness” Checklists.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges, Philadelphia PA, November 2013
  22. Gangopadhyaya A, Kamin C, Kiser R, Lynda Shadrake L, Yudkowsky R:  Development of Inter-Professional Conflict Management Skills using Standardized Patients.  Oral presentation at the 11th Annual Clinical Skills Education Chicago Style Conference, Chicago IL August 2013. 
  23. Yudkowsky R, Park YS, Riddle J, Palladino C, Bordage G: Comparing the Validity of Clinically Discriminating vs Traditional “Thoroughness” Checklists.  Oral presentation at the 11th Annual Clinical Skills Education Chicago Style Conference, Chicago IL August 2013. 
  24. Yudkowsky R, Park YS, Riddle J, Palladino C, Bordage G: Comparing the Validity of Clinically Discriminating vs Traditional “Thoroughness” Checklists.  Oral abstract presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Atlanta GA, June 2013.
  25. LeDonne C, Zahn M, Shadrake L, McKenzie L: Training the Standardized Patient for High Fidelity Mannequin Simulation. Workshop presented at 2014 ASPE Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 2013.
  26. McKenzie L, Shadrake L, Hurm, M, Kiser R, Milos S: From Subjective to Objective – A New Approach to SP Hiring. Workshop presented at 2014 ASPE Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 2013.
  27. Palladino C, Berkson T, Riddle J, Bordage G, Yudkowsky R: “Breath Easy: Medical Students’ Ability to Recognize the Role of Medication Non-Adherence in COPD Exacerbation.” Poster presented at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Meeting, Las Vegas NV, December 2012.
  28. Zahn M: Making the Most of Sim Techs. Workshop presented at Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists (GHOSTS), Las Vegas NV, August 2012.
  29. McKenzie L, Milos S, Shadrake L: Basic Acting Techniques to Train Non-Performer SPs. Workshop presented at 10th Annual Clinical Education and Assessment Chicago Style Conference, Chicago IL, July 2012.
  30. Gangopadhyaya A, Kiser R: Using SPs to Teach and Assess Telehealth Communication Skills. Oral Abstract presented at 10th Annual Clinical Education and Assessment Chicago Style Conference, Chicago IL, July 2012.
  31. Binns-Calvey A, Shadrake L, Yudkowsky R: Improving Ambulatory Services Using Unannounced Standardized Patients. Oral Abstract presented at 10th Annual Clinical Education and Assessment Chicago Style Conference, Chicago IL, July 2012.
  32. Binns-Calvey A, Shadrake L, Yudkowsky R: Improving Ambulatory Services Using Unannounced Standardized Patients. Oral Abstract presented at 10th Annual Clinical Education and Assessment Chicago Style Conference, Chicago IL, July 2012.
  33. Yudkowsky R. Ventriculostomy Practice on a Library of Virtual Brains Using a VR/Hapticv Simulator Improves Simulator and Surgical Outcomes. Poster presentation at the Agency for HealthCare Research and Quality Annual Meeting, Bethesda MD, September 2012.
  34. Gangopadhyaya A, Kiser R, Valdes W, Raja S, Smith K, Yudkowsky R: Using Standardized Patients for Assessing Resident Comfort and Skills in Telehealth Communication. Oral abstract presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, San Diego CA, June 2012.
  35. Binns-Calvey AE, Rush N, Hansen A, Soto K, Yudkowsky R: Improving Ambulatory Services Using Unannounced Standardized Patients. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, San Diego CA, June 2012.
  36. Binns-Calvey A, Milos S: Portraying the Patient…With a Minimum of Drama: Using Basic Acting Techniques to Train SP’s with Non-Performance-Based Backgrounds. Workshop presented at the 10th annual conference of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE), San Diego CA, June 2012.
  37. Binns-Calvey A, Hurm M, Kiser R, McKenzie L, Milos S, Yudkowsky R: Advanced Learner-Center Feedback Coaching Skills. Workshop presented at the 10th annual conference of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, San Diego CA, June 2012.
  38. Yudkowsky R, Blatt B, Nicholas C: Beyond the Head-to-Toe: Strategies to Improve Clinical Reasoning During the Physical Exam. Presentation/discussion at the annual meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, San Diego CA, June 2012.
  39. Idler A, Srivastava P, Robin B, Yudkowsky R: “See one, do one, teach one” A Thing of the Past: Using Simulation Technology to Teach Pediatric Procedural Skills. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors, San Antonio TX, March 2012.
  40. Ledonne C, Fisher K: Growing Our Own: Teaming up with Paramedics to Successfully Operate a Simulation Center. Podium presentation at the 12th annual international meeting for Simulation in Healthcare, San Diego CA, January 2012.
  41. Yudkowsky R, Riddle J, Feinzimer B, Kondos G, Bordage G: Learning to Listen: A Guide to Simulator-Assisted Practice in Recognizing and Interpreting Abnormal Physical Exam Findings. Technical/Innovations poster presented at the 12th annual international meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, San Diego CA, January 2012.
  42. Yudkowsky R, Luciano C, Banerjee P, Alaraj A, Lemole M, Schwartz A, Charbel F, Smith K, Rizzi S: Ventriculostomy Practice on a Library of Virtual Brains Using a VR/Haptic Simulator Improves Simulator and Surgical Outcomes. Research poster presented at the 12th annual international meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, San Diego CA, January 2012. Awarded first place research abstract.
  43. Yudkowsky R, Tumuluru S, Casey P, Herlich N: Setting Standards For Procedural Skills Checklists With Patient Safety Considerations. Research in Medical Education poster at the Meeting of the Assoc. of American Medical Colleges, Denver CO, November 2011.
  44. Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Binns-Calvey A: Comparing announced with unannounced standardized patients for assessing diagnostic error.  Poster presentation at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Chicago IL, October 2011
  45. Tassone RF, Mucksavage J, C Ledonne C, Yudkowsky R: Development of a High Fidelity Simulation Module for Moderate Sedation.  Poster presented at the Society for Education in Anesthesia, San Antonio, TX, June 2011
  46.  Binns-Calvey A, Yudkowsky R, Weiner S, Dolley F, Brown J, Schwartz A. Assessing Unannounced Standardized Patients’ Accuracy in Real Practice Compared with SP Accuracy in a Clinical Performance Center. Association of Standardized Patient Educators, June 2011.
  47.  Yudkowsky R, Luciano C, Banerjee P, Alaraj A, Lemole M, Schwartz A, Charbel F, Mlinarevich N, Smith K, Gandhi S, Rizzi S: A library of virtual brains for ventriculostomy practice on a VR/haptic simulator – initial validity evidence.  Research poster presented at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare, New Orleans LA, January 2011
  48.  Yudkowsky R, Riddle J, LeDonne C, Herlich N: A New Model to Simulate Pitting Edema for Standardized Patients and Mannequins.  Innovations poster presented at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare, New Orleans LA, January 2011
  49.  Yudkowsky R, Galanter W, Valenta AL, Jackson R: Can Medical Students Effectively Retrieve Information from an Electronic Health Record?  Research in Medical Education oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington DC, November 2010
  50.  Stapleton GR, Yudkowsky R, Czart M: Talk to me Doctor!  How your avatar can help you to improve your communication skills.  Presentation at the 3rd Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Symposium. San Jose, CA, July 2010
  51.  Herlich ND, Cannon B, Yudkowsky R: An Integrated Approach to Critical Care Training Through Simulation.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Seattle WA, July 2010
  52.  Kiser R, Hurm M, Binns-Calvey A, Yudkowsky R: Stage Managers: an Administrative Lifeboat.  Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Baltimore MD, June 2010
  53.  Raja S, Yudkowsky R, Centomanni N: Full Disclosure: the Use of Standardized Patients in Teaching Medical Residents to Disclose Adverse Events.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Seattle WA, April 2010
  54.  Raja S, Yudkowsky R:  Does Practice Make Perfect: The Use of Standardized Patients to Teach Smoking Cessation Counseling Skills to Residents.  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, Seattle WA, April 2010
  55.  Bordage G, Yudkowsky R: Hypothesis Driven Physical Examination.  Presentation for the faculty of the University of Minnesota College of Medicine, Minneapolis MN, April 2010
  56. Yudkowsky R, Sandlow L, Kiser R: Standardized Patients to Assess Clinicians’ Communication and Interpersonal Skills.  Poster presented at the American Board of Medical Specialties Workshop on Simulation and Maintenance of Certification, Chicago IL, March 2010
  57. Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Ashley N, Kelly B, Richards M, Vasireddy V. Identifying Best Practices for VA Providers Confronting Knowledge Gaps during Clinical Encounters. Abstract Presentation at the Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Locally Initiated Projects Symposium, Hines VA Hospital, March 2010.
  58. Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Harris IB. (2009, November) A randomized trial of an educational intervention to reduce contextual errors in medical decision making. Poster presentation at Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2009
  59. Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Harris IB. (2009, November) A randomized trial of an educational intervention to reduce contextual errors in medical decision making. Midwest SGIM Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 2009
  60. Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Weaver FM, Schapira MM, Jacobs E, Goldberg J, Yudkowsky R, Jordan N, Persell S, Abrams R. (2009, October). Contextual errors lead to avoidable cost: A multi-site unannounced standardized patient trial. 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Hollywood, CA, October 2009
  61. Yudkowsky R: Virtual Ventriculostomies and Surgical Simulations.  Grand Rounds presented to the Dept of Neurosurgery of the University of Chicago, IL October 2009
  62. Yudkowsky R, LeDonne C, Milos S, Herlich N: A Procedural Skills OSCE for PGY1 Residents.  Presentation at the annual Simulation Technology in Healthcare Professions Education meeting, Chicago IL, October 2009
  63. Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Weaver FM, Schapira MM, Jacobs E, Goldberg J, Yudkowsky R, Jordan N, Persell S, Abrams R. Contextual errors lead to avoidable cost: A multi-site unannounced standardized patient trial. Plenary presentation, Midwest SGIM Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL, September 2009
  64. Lemole GM Jr, Banerjee PP, Luciano C, Alaraj A, Charbel FT, Yudkowsky R: Virtual Reality and Simulation in Neurosurgical Education. At XIV World Congress of Neurological Surgery of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, 413 Virtual Reality and Robotics in Neurosurgery, Boston, MA, September 3, 2009
  65. Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Harris I. A randomized trial of an educational intervention to reduce contextual errors in medical decision making. Oral Presentation at Midwest Society of General Internal Medicine, September 2009.
  66. Kiser R, Hurm M, Noles J, Milos S, Yudkowsky R: Stage Managers: an administrative lifeboat.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Las Vegas,  June 2009.
  67. Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Weaver F, Schapira M, Yudkowsky R, Jordan N. Overlooking Contextual Information when Planning Patient Care: A Source of Medical Error and Avoidable Cost. Oral Presentation at the Academy Health Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, June 2009
  68. Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Weaver F, Schapira M, Jacobs E, Goldberg J, Yudkowsky R, Jordan N. Overlooking Contextual Information when Individualizing Care: A Source of Medical Error and Avoidable Cost. Oral Presentation at the Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Miami FL, May 2009
  69. Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Harris IB. Learning to Individualize Care: An Educational Intervention to Reduce Contextual Errors in Medical Decision Making. Poster presentation at Society for General Internal Medicine, Miama Beach, FL, May 2009
  70. Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Weaver FM, Schapira MM, Jacobs E, Goldberg J, Yudkowsky R, Jordan N. Overlooking Contextual Information when Individualizing Care: A Source of Medical Error and Avoidable Cost. Society for General Internal Medicine, Miami Beach, FL, May 2009
  71. Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Harris IB. Detecting and correcting contextual errors in medical decision making. Invited seminar, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University. April 2009
  72. Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Harris IB. Detecting and correcting contextual errors in medical decision making. UIC Department of Medical Education. April 2009
  73. Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Weaver FM, Goldberg J, Schapira MM,Yudkowsky R, Sharma G, Binns-Calvey A, Preyss B, Jordan N.  Overlooking Contextual Information in Medical Decision Making: A Source of Medical Error and Avoidable Cost. VA HSR&D National Meeting, Baltimore, MD. February 2009
  74. Yudkowsky R, Downing SM, Popescu M: Setting Standards for Performance Tests: A Three-level Angoff Method.  Paper presented at the AAMC Annual Meeting, San Antonio TX, November 2008
  75. Lowenstein T, Iramaneerat C, Yudkowsky R: Does Immediate Feedback Impact Performance on Subsequent Standardized Patient Encounters?  RIME poster presented at the AAMC Annual Meeting, San Antonio TX, November 2008
  76. Yudkowsky R, Riddle J, Bordage G: Promoting the Development of Clinical Reasoning Through the Hypothesis-Driven Physical Examination.  GEA mini-workshop presented at the AAMC Annual Meeting, San Antonio TX, November 2008
  77. Blitzstein S, Yudkowsky R, Popsecue M: Does Increased Clinical Experience Improve Performance in the Psychiatry Clerkship?  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Academic Psychiatry, Santa Fe NM, October 2008.
  78. Yudkowsky R: Evaluation of Clinical Competence: The Role of Direct Observation in Clerkship Ratings.  Presentation to the Department of Family Medicine, Haifa and Western Galilee District, Haifa Israel, December 2008.
  79. Yudkowsky R: Assessing Residents’ Communication and Interpersonal Skills.  Presentation to Clalit Central Region Educators Group, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva Israel, December 2008.
  80. Nishigori H, Masuda K, Kikukawa M, Kawashima A, Otaki J, Yudkowsky R, Bordage G: Teaching physical examination with clinical reasoning: a trial of hypothesis-driven approach.  Abstract presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Medical Education in Europe, Prague, August 2008.
  81. Yudkowsky R, Kiser R, Lowenstein T, Riddle J, Bordage G: Teaching Clinical Reasoning via a Hypothesis-driven Physical Exam.  Presentation at the annual Clinical Skills Assessment – Chicago Style meeting, Chicago, July 2008
  82. Binns-Calvey A, Maddox S, Weiner S, Sharma G. Strategies for Avoiding Medical Testing and Procedures for Unannounced Standardized Patients. Poster Presentation at the Association for Standardized Patient Educators. San Antonio, TX, June 2008.
  83. Yudkowsky R: Simulation Strategies in Safety Education.  Presentation as part of a Symposium on “Designing and Assessing Patient Safety Curricula” (Organizer: D Mayer) at the 13th Annual Ottawa Conference, Melbourne Australia, March 2008
  84. Yudkowsky R:  From Head-to-Toe to Hypothesis Driven Physical Exams.  Presentation as part of a Symposium on “Innovative Curricular Models: Innovative Assessment Approaches” (Organizer: N El-Sawi) at the 13th Annual Ottawa Conference, Melbourne Australia, March 2008.
  85. Yudkowsky R, Mayer D, McDonald T, Gunderson A: Can New Residents Perform Basic Clinical Procedures? Oral presentation at the 13th Annual Ottawa Conference, Melbourne Australia, March 2008.
  86. Yudkowsky R, Lowenstein T, Riddle J, Bordage G:  Can Third-Year Medical Students Anticipate, Elicit and Interpret Physical Findings in the Context of Competing Diagnostic Hypotheses?  Oral presentation at the 13th Annual Ottawa Conference, Melbourne Australia, March 2008.
  87. Nendaz M, Gut A, Yudkowsky R: Are Standardized-Patient Cases and Checklists Exportable? An International Pilot Study.  RIME poster presented at the AAMC Annual Meeting, Washington DC, November 2007
  88. Yudkowsky R, Bordage G, Lowenstein T, Riddle J: Can 4th Year Medical Students Anticipate, Elicit, and Interpret Physical Findings in a Hypothesis-Driven Physical Exam? Abstract presented at the AAMC Annual Meeting, Washington DC, November 2007
  89. Blatt B, Yudkowsky R:  New Approaches To Teaching Residents Communication Skills. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Toronto Canada, June 2007
  90. Yudkowsky R, Hurm M, Noles J, Kiser R, Lowenstein T: Expanding the Use of the Standardized Patient: Creating and Maintaining a Procedural Skills Lab.  Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Toronto Canada, June 2007
  91. Lowenstein T, Kiser R, Hurm M, Noles J, Yudkowsky R: Training Standardized Patients to be Procedural Skills Instructors.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Toronto Canada, June 2007
  92. Yudkowsky R, Mayer D, Centomani N, McDonald T, Gunderson A: Facilitating Patient Safety Through Simulated Full Disclosure Encounters.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Toronto Canada, June 2007
  93. Banerjee P; Yudkowsky R,  Lemole M, Charbel F, Luciano C:  Using a High-Fidelity Virtual Reality and Haptics-based Simulation to Determine the “Learning Curve” of Neurosurgery Residents’ Surgical Skills.  Oral abstract presented at COMPMED: Computer Simulation in Medicine.  Montreal Canada, May 2007
  94. Yudkowsky R, Bordage G, Lowenstein T, Riddle J:  Can 4th year medical students anticipate, elicit, and interpret physical findings in a hypothesis-driven physical exam?  Abstract presented at the Annual Meeting of the Central Group on Educational Affairs, Indianapolis IN, March 2007
  95. Yudkowsky R,  Nendaz M: Can a checklist based on the performance of experienced clinicians discriminate between medical students and residents? RIME Poster presented at the AAMC Annual Meeting, Seattle WA, November 2006
  96. Yudkowsky R, Sandlow L, Loy G: Using task-trainer models to facilitate medical students’ acquisition of basic procedural skills.  Abstract presented at the 12th Annual Ottawa Conference on Clinical Competence, New York City NY, May 2006
  97. Yudkowsky R (Convener), Cook S, Slawinski K, Higbee D: Using Task-Trainer Models for Instruction and Assessment.  Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Central Group on Educational Affairs, Kansas City MO, March 2006
  98. Aiello M, Reynolds K, Yudkowsky R: Standardized Patient SIG Session: Strategies for Preparing Standardized Patients to Give Feedback.  Presentation and Discussion Session at the Annual Meeting of the Central Group on Educational Affairs, Kansas City MO, March 2006
  99. Iramaneerat C, Myford CM, Yudkowsky R: Item Dependency in an Objective Structured Clinical Examination.  Paper presented at the 13th International Objective Measurement Workshop Berkeley CA, April 2006
  100. Weiner SJ,Schwartz A, Yudkowsky R, Schiff G, Weaver F, Goldberg J, Weiss KB. Defining and exposing contextual errors in medical decision making: A pilot study of resident trainees.  Poster presentation at National VA HSRD Meeting, Washington D.C., February 2006.
  101. Yudkowsky R, Loy G, Sandlow L, Noles J, O’Keefe S, Wirth S: Improving Medical Students’ Procedural Skills via Instruction and Practice on Task-Trainer Models.  Poster presented at the Simulation Technology in Medical Education Conference, Chicago Il, Oct 2005
  102. Yudkowsky R:  An Institution-Wide, Cross-Specialty Assessment of Residents’ Communication and Interpersonal Skills.  Abstract presented at the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, Chicago IL, Oct 2005
  103. Yudkowsky R, McNaughton N: Using Standardized Patients to Enrich Teaching and Learning in Psychiatry.  Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Academic Psychiatry, Chicago IL Oct 2005
  104. Bhavsar P, Yudkowsky R: SP Feedback: What Do Learners Take Home?  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Chicago IL, Sept 2005
  105. Yudkowsky R, Hurm M, Noles J:  Assessing the Professionalism of Residents in the Context of Informed Consent.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Chicago IL, Sept 2005
  106. Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Yudkowsky R, Schiff G, Weaver F, Goldberg J, Weiss KB.  Contextual Errors in Medical Decision Making:  What are They and How Do We Find Them?  Abstract presented at the SGIM Midwest Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL Sept 2005
  107. Yudkowsky R, Hurm M, Anzur T, Noles J: A Learner-Centered Approach to SP Feedback.  Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the MHPE program, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois College of Medicine.  July 2005
  108. Yudkowsky R, Sandlow LJ, Loy G, York J, Mayer D: Teaching Medical Students Basic Procedural Skills.  Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the MHPE program, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois College of Medicine.  July 2005
  109. Yudkowsky R:  Prior Experiences Associated with Resident Scores on a Communication and Interpersonal Skills OSCE.  Presentation at the annual Clinical Skills Assessment- Chicago Style meeting, Chicago, June 2005
  110. Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Yudkowsky R, Schiff G, Weaver F, Goldberg J, Weiss KB. Contextual Errors in Medical Decision Making:  What are They and How Do We Find Them? Poster Presentation at Annual Research Day, Hines VA Medical Center, Maywood, IL, April 2005.
  111. Yudkowsky R, Hurm M, Anzur T, Noles J: Modeling Collaboration: A Learner-Centered Approach to SP Feedback.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs, Madison WI, March 2005
  112. Yudkowsky R, Sandlow LJ, Loy G, York J, Mayer D: Ensuring Medical Student Competency in Basic Procedural Skills.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs, Madison WI, March 2005
  113. Yudkowsky R, Downing S: Prior Experiences Associated with Residents’ Scores on a Communication and Interpersonal Skill OSCE.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs, Madison WI, March 2005
  114. Yudkowsky R, Downing SM, Auewarakul C, Lodhavia T: Using the Hofstee Method to Establish Passing Standards for a Medical School OSCE.  Abstract presented at the AAMC 2004 Annual Meeting, Boston MA November 2004
  115. Yudkowsky R, Downing SM, Tekian A: Establishing Feasible, Effective and Defensible Absolute Passing Standards for Medical School Performance Examinations.  Workshop presented at the AAMC 2004 Annual Meeting, Boston MA November 2004
  116. Schwartz, A: The future of evidence-based Pediatrics. Keynote address. Seventh Annual David Baker Lecture Series, Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Chester, PA, September 2004
  117. Yudkowsky R, Downing S: Standard Setting for Communication and Interpersonal Skills.  Paper presented at the 11th Annual Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, Barcelona, Spain, July 2004
  118. Yudkowsky R, Tekian A: Establishing Passing Standards for Medical School Performance Examinations.  Workshop presented at the 11th Annual Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, Barcelona, Spain, July 2004
  119. Lincoln E, Yudkowsky R: Teaching Clinical Reasoning and Communication Skills through Standardized Patients in the Medicine Clerkship.  Presentation at the annual Clinical Skills Assessment – Chicago Style meeting, Chicago, June 2004
  120. Alseidi A, Yudkowsky R, Cintron J: Beyond Fulfilling the Core Competencies: an Objective Structured Clinical Examination to Assess Communication and Interpersonal Skills in a Surgical Residency.  Paper presented at the Association of Residency Coordinators in Surgery, the Association of Program Directors in Surgery and the Association for Surgical Education Annual Meeting, Houston, April 2004.
  121. Schwartz, A: The evidence for learning in evidence-based medicine: How can we know whether EBM matters? Keynote address. Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center for Health Professions 37th Annual Community Health Research Day, Grand Rapids, MI, April 2004.
  122. Yudkowsky R: Assessing the Clinical Skills of Medical Students.  Presentation to faculty and deans at the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Israel, March 2004
  123. Yudkowsky R, Blatt J, Greenberg L: Designing a cross-residency standardized patient exercise to teach and evaluate ACGME competencies.  Panel discussion at the Clinical Learning and Simulation Skills Center for Medical Education at the George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington DC, November 2003
  124. Yudkowsky R, Downing S, Olthoff A, Ommert D: Does Prior Experience with Standardized Patients Affect Interpersonal and Communication Skill Ratings of Residents?  Poster presented at the AAMC 2003 Annual Meeting, Washington DC, November 2003
  125. Tekian A, Downing S, Yudkowsky R: Establishing Effective and Defensible Passing Standards or Grading Levels.  Small Group Discussion at the AAMC 2003 Annual Meeting, Washington DC, November 2003
  126. Yudkowsky R, Virtue D: Quality Assurance in Standardized Patient Programs: Assessing Standardized Patient Competencies.  Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Virginia Beach, July 2003
  127. Yudkowsky R, Eulenberg B, and Downing S: An Institution-Wide Assessment of Residents’ Interpersonal and Communication Skills.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Virginia Beach, July 2003
  128. Yudkowsky R, Eulenberg B: Development of an M4 Clinical Skills Assessment. Presentation at the annual Clinical Skills Assessment- Chicago Style meeting, Chicago IL, June 2003
  129. Schwartz, A. & Hupert, J. Assessing evidence-based decisions with a standardized patient. Invited seminar. University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Medical Education. June 2003
  130. Yudkowsky R, York J, Downing S, Sandlow L, Eulenberg B, Olthoff A, Ommert D, Popa M: Developing an Institution-Wide Assessment of Residents’ Interpersonal and Communication Skills. Presented at the annual meeting of the AAMC Southern Group on Educational Affairs, Key Biscayne, April 2003
  131. Yudkowsky R, Downing S, Sandlow L, Eulenberg B, Olthoff A, Ommert D, Popa M: Developing an Institution-Wide Assessment of Residents’ Interpersonal and Communication Skills. Presented at the annual meeting of the AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs, Iowa City, March 2003
  132. Valaski M, Klamen D, Yudkowsky R, Mrtek R: Characterizing Student Performance Using Q-Sort Methodology.  Presented at the annual meeting of the AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs, Iowa City, March 2003
  133. Gelula M, Yudkowsky R: Changes in Feedback Behavior Following an Iterative Faculty Development Course.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs, Iowa City, March 2003
  134. Yudkowsky R, Gelula M: Creating Scripts and Training Standardized Students for Faculty Development Workshops.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs, Iowa City, March 2003
  135. Klamen D, Valaski M, Yudkowsky R, Mrtek R: Using Q-Methodology to Investigate Dimensions of Student Behavior.  Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges, Conference on Research in Medical Education, San Francisco, November 2002.
  136. Gelula M, Yudkowsky R: Changes in Feedback Behavior Following an Iterative Faculty Development Course.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges, Conference on Research in Medical Education, San Francisco, November 2002.
  137. Schwartz, A., & Hupert, J. Assessing evidence-based decisions with a standardized patient. Society for Medical Decision Making, Baltimore, MD, October 2002.
  138. Valaski M, Klamen D, Yudkowsky R, Mrtek R: Does My Doctor Care? Assessing Interpersonal Interaction Skills of Student Physicians.  Presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity, Durham UK September 2002.
  139. Yudkowsky R, Eulenberg B, Valaski M, Klamen D, Krajecki D: The use of standardized patients in a head-to-toe assessment of students’ physical examination skills.  Poster presented at the annual summer conference of the UIC Masters of Health Profession Education Program, Chicago, July 2002
  140. Yudkowsky R, Eulenberg B, Valaski M, Klamen D, Krajecki D: The use of standardized patients in a head-to-toe assessment of students’ physical examination skills.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Ottawa Canada, July 2002
  141. Downing SD, Yudkowsky R, Klamen D, and Valaski M: Head-to-Toe Standardized Patient Examinations:  Some Scaling Issues.  Presentation at the 10th Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, Ottawa Canada, July 2002
  142. Yudkowsky R, Downing SM, Klamen D, and Valaski M:  Factors Underlying a Measure of Interpersonal Skill During Head-to-Toe Standardized Patient Examinations. Presentation at the 10th Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, Ottawa Canada, July 2002
  143. Yudkowsky R, Gelula M: Using Standardized Students in Faculty Development Workshops to Improve Clinical Teaching Skills. Presentation at the 10th Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, Ottawa Ontario Canada, July 2002
  144. Yudkowsky R, Eulenberg B, Valaski M, Klamen D, Krajecki D: The use of standardized patients in a head-to-toe assessment of students’ physical examination skills.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs, Chicago, March 2002
  145. Gehrke KW, Sabaitis EM, Tharp LB, Gelula MH, Yudkowsky R:  Improving Faculty Development Teaching Skills Utilizing Standardized Dental Students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Dental Education Association, San Diego,  March 2002