Subject Area: Continuing Certification

A Fresh Perspective: Examination Blueprint Development
National Board of Medical Examiners
Amanda Clauser, MSEd, EdD; Raja Subhiyah, PhD; David F. Martin, MD; Jeanne Guernsey, MA

A Survey of Workplace Reference Usage Among Nurse Anesthetists
National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists
Matt Ferris, MA, ELS; Tim Muckle, PhD; Kevin Driscoll, MSN, CRNA

ABMS Member Boards' Commitment to Continuing Quality Improvement through Continuing Certification Programs
American Board of Medical Specialties
Mira B. Irons, MD; ABMS Academic Affairs

Advancing Alignment of Physician Well-Being Initiatives with Continuing Certification
American Board of Medical Specialties
Mira B. Irons, MD

American Board of Pediatrics MOC Part 2: Standardization Leading to Measures and Outcomes
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Rebecca Kolb, MA; Kathy Brown; Sara DeLaat, BA; Christy Keegan, BA; Andrea Thrasher, MEd; Margaret Toyeas; Laura Werts, MS, MEd, CMP, Melissa Worrell, MA

Assessment of Quality and Safety Principles in Maintenance of Certification: A Qualitative Analysis of American Board of Medical Specialties Member Boards
Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Joshua J. Davis, MD; David W. Price, MD; Meghan Lane-Fall, MD, MHSP

CPCE Practice: A Practice Exam for Continued Professional Certification (CPC)
National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA)
Tim Muckle, Phd; Matt Ferris, MA, ELS; Kevin Driscoll, MSN, CRNA

Demonstration of a Partial Credit Scoring Process for Use with Patient Management Data and Incorporating Patient Perspectives
American Board of Family Medicine
Walton Sumner, MD; Michael Dr. Hagen; Thoman O'Neill, PhD

Designs Planned for Pilot Longitudinal Assessments by CertLink Boards
American Board of Medical Specialties
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Dermatology, American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics, American Board of Nuclear Medicine, American Board of Otolaryngology, American Board of Pathology, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and American Board of Medical Specialties

Developing Geriatric Cross-Specialty Virtual Patient Cases for Self-Assessment
University of Colorado Health Science Center
Thomas Robinson, MD; Jason Johanning, MD; Kathy Holtzman, Andy Lee; Myron Miller

Development of a Standardized Innovative Outcomes Scorecard to Assess Medical Education
American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)
Greg Lasko, MA HRD; Andy Hicken, PhD; J. Mark Madison, MD

Educating Healthcare Providers on an Emerging Public Health Crisis Through MOC Part II
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bryan Nyara, LL.M, MBA

Improving Documentation and Verification with Digital Credentials.
Pearson VUE
Jarin Schmidt; Sara Bartlett

Integrating Process Improvement CME and Quality Improvement efforts utilizing the Patient Centered Medical Home model; Highlighting Patient Experience, 2015
Sentara Healthcare
Heather Rohman, MLS(ASCP)CM, ASQ CQIA

Learning Objectives to Guide Enhancement of Chronic Disease Curricula in Undergraduate Medical Education
American Medical Association
Laken Barkowski, RN, BSN; Michael Dekhtyar; Kate Kirley, MD, MS; Richard Hawkins, MD; Eric Johnson, MD; Jill Huber, MD, LuAnn Wilkerson, EdD

Medical Students' Knowledge of Prediabetes and Diabetes Prevention
American Medical Association
Tamkeen Khan, PhD; Gregory D. Wozniak, PhD; Kate Kirley, MD

MOC - The "Next Generation:" ABMGG's Evolution to a More Diplomate-Oriented Program
American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics
Cecily P. Marroquin, MA; Miriam G. Blitzer, PhD

Pediatrics Milestones Assessment Collaborative: Development and Implementation of an Authentic Workplace-based Assessment System
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Patricia J. Hicks, MD, MHPE; Melissa J. Margolis, PhD; Carol Carraccio, MD, MA; Brian Clauser, EdD; Marcia Winward, Mphil; Alan Schwartz, PhD

Physician Burnout in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
James A. Sliwa, DO; Anthony E. Chiodo, MD; Lawrence R. Robinson, MD; Carolyn L. Kinney, MD; Mikaela M. Raddatz, PhD; Kim J. Van Brunt, BA

Preliminary Impact of ABOG MOC Integration Pilot Program: Results from the 2016 MOC Year Six Survey
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Amanda Novak, MEd

Rekindling the Culture of Bedside Medicine: A Novel Methodology to Assess and Teach Physical Examination Skills
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Brian T. Garibaldi, MD; Yi Zhen Joan Lee, MD; Bennett Clark, MD; Sanjay Desai, MD

Rules for Calculating Patient-centered Partial Credit Values from Clinical Data: The Medical Reference Case for Evaluations
American Board of Family Medicine
Walton Sumner, MD; Irene Fischer, MPH; Robert Salter, EdD; Amy McQueen, PhD; Michael D. Hagen, MD

Using Qualitative and QI Methods to Inform the American Board of Pediatrics' New MOC Part 3 Assessment Pilot
American Board of Pediatrics
Adam Turner, MPH; Murrey Olmsted, PhD; Amanda Smith, MA; Elizabeth Dean, MA; Trevor Fleck; Linda Althouse, PhD, Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH


Subject Area: Initial Certification and Health Policy Research

An Analysis of Orthopaedic Job Market Trends in the United States Over the Past 30 years: Is Fellowship Training Now Required?
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Sandeep Mannava, MD PhD; Alexander H Jinnah, MD; Johannes F Plate, MD, PhD; Riyaz H. Jinnah, MD; Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD; David F. Martin, MD; L Andrea Korman, MD

Closing the Referral Loop: Improving Ambulatory Referral Management
PCPI
Stephen L. Davidow, MBA-HCM, CPHQ, APR, PCPI; Constance S. Sixta, RN, PhD; Jignesh Sheth, MD; Linda Thomas-Hemak, MD

Following a Validity Trail - Training SMEs to Recode Board Examination Items to a Radical Blueprint Change
National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examineers
Mary Browne, MA; Roberta Wattleworth, DO, MHA, MPH, FACOFP; Candice Pernell

Geographic and Demographic Trends of US-Trained Anesthesiologist Workforce Between 2005 and 2015
American Board of Anesthesiology
Yan Zhou, PhD; Huaping Sun, PhD; Ting Wang, PhD; Ann E. Harman, PhD; Mark T. Keegan, MD; Alex Macario, MD, MBA; Mohammed M. Minhaj, MD, MBA; David O. Warner, MD

How Would You Define Professional Self-regulation?
Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS)
Norman Kahn, MD

Meeting and Surpassing Contemporary Standards for Media Presentation on Board Exams
National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examineers
Mary Browne, MA; Roberta Wattleworth, DO, MHA, MPH, FACOFP; Lisa Mysker

Policing to Partnership: Our Journey
American Board of Radiology
Kristin Hemsworth; Karyn Howard, PHR; Kelly Trapp

Strategies for Expanding a Public Policy Department for a US Medical Specialty Society
American Medical Informatics Association
Pesha Rubinstein, MPH, CHCP, FACEHP; Jeff Smith, MPP; Scott Weinberg

Using Qualitative and QI Methods to Inform the American Board of Pediatrics' New MOC Part 3 Assessment Pilot
American Board of Pediatrics
Adam Turner, MPH; Murrey Olmsted, PhD; Amanda Smith, MA; Elizabeth Dean, MA; Trevor Fleck; Linda Althouse, PhD, Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH


Subject Area: Patient Safety and Improvement in Medical Practice

Achieving the Multiplier Effect Using Part IV MOC
Aurora Health Care
Wilhelm Lehmann, MD; Deborah Simpson, PhD; Deborah Simpson, PhD; Kristin Ouweneel; Theresa Frederick; Colleen Nichols, MD; Jonathan Blaza, MD; Jasmine Wiley, MD

Aligning Health Systems in Quality Improvement to Improve the Health of a Community
Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association
Pam Kittleson, RPh; Mary Ales, CCMEP, FACEHP; Heidi Ness; Bob Rauner, MD, MPH; Mary Jo Gillespie, MPA, RDN, LMNT; Ron Childress, BA, MS

Aligning Pain Care in Our Communities: Working Together to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic
Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association
Cheri Olson, MD; Rodney Erickson, MD; David Onsrud, DO; Pamela Kittleson, RPh; Mary Ales, BA, CHCP, FACEHP; Kate Nisbet, MBA; Al Bliss, BS

Building Capacity for Continuous Performance Improvement by Engaging Health Care Professionals in an Innovative Learning Lab
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Mila Kostic, CHCP, FACEHP

Clinical Note Optimization
Health Partners
Christine Bloom, MPH; Ann Tarnowski, BAS

Embedding Quality and Safety Education in Pediatric Resident Clinical Learning Environment to Foster Skills Needed to Conduct Resident-led QI Projects
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Kathy Shaw, MD, MSCE; April Taylor, MS, MHA; Lauren Tanzer, MBA, MS, PMP

e-Parameters: A Budget-friendly Method for Supporting the Adoption of Professional Practice Parameters
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Julie Cwik, MSLIS; Mark Kolehmainen, BA; Mary Carol Badat, MAdEd

From the Battlefront: Increasing Patient Safety Event Reporting Among Physician Trainees
Medical University of South Carolina
Sarah Yale, MD; Jordan Newman, MD; Elizabeth Mack, MD, MS, Benjamin Clyburn, MD; Danielle Scheurer, MD, MSCR; Leonie Gordon, MD

Implementation of the Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program at the Medical Society Level
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Andrea Carillo, MA

Improve Learners' Communication Skills and Increase HCAHPS Scores
DocCom
Barbara Lewis, MBA; Surendra Marur, MD

Incorporating Maintenance of Certification into the Learning Health Care Organization: Application of the Service Line Concept to Education in a Large Healthcare System
University of Pittsburgh/UPMC
Barbara Barnes, MD, MS

Integrating Process Improvement CME and Quality Improvement efforts utilizing the Patient Centered Medical Home model; Highlighting Patient Experience, 2015
Sentara Healthcare
Heather Rohman, MLS(ASCP)CM, ASQ CQIA

MC-FP Part IV in Residency: Preferred Methods and Perceived Impact on Practice
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Nancy Davis, PhD; Robert Kraft, MD; Kari Nilsen, PhD

NCDR Clinical Quality Coach (tm)
American College of Cardiology
Maria C. Ortiz, CHCP; Sean Hilscher

Professional Development of Winning Teams: a Complex Solution for a Complex Task
American Society of Anesthesiologists
Vjeko Hlede, DVM, CHCP

QI Methodology and Practice Coaching Improves Asthma Care for Children in New Mexico
Envision NM: University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Adolescent Medicine Division
Carole Conley, LMSW; Kirsten Bennett, PhD, RD, LD; Eleana Shair, MEd; Jane McGrath, MD, FAAP

Tailoring Quality Improvement Educational Intervention Projects for Community Healthcare Facilities
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Muhammad Jaffar, MD; Miranda Morris, MA; Wendy McCloud, MA; Travis Hill, MEd; Catherine Buzbee, MHA, RNP, OCN; Mark Rowe, MNSc, RNP

The Need for Speed: Time It Takes to Get Trauma Patients to the CT Scanner
The University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
Mary Lindemuth, MD; Tyler Zander; Alisa Cross, MD; Roxie Albrecht, MD

The Q Cycle: Re-engineered QI Methodology for Healthcare
University of Illinois, Chicago
Richard J. Banchs, MD, LSSBB

The Value of a QI and CME Collaboration in the ABMS Portfolio Program
Boston University School of Medicine
Emma Trucks, MPH; Julie White, MS; Lara Zisblatt, EdD; Emily Jansen, MPH; James M. Moses, MD

Transforming the Primary Care Oral Health Landscape through Quality Improvement
Altarum Institute
Carley Kirk, MS, RDH; Stephanie Goodson, MD, FAAP; Daniel Armijo, MHSA; R. Van Harrison, PhD; Gregory J. Makris, MD; Suhana Pratap, MPH

Translating Clinical Guidelines into Practice: Closing Gaps in Patients Care
American Academy of Dermatology
Reva Bhushan, MA, PhD; Diane Simmons, MPA, RN, CAE; Bethanee J Schlosser, MD, PhD

Usefulness of the IAC Quality Improvement (QI) Self-assessment Tool at One Year
Intersocietal Accreditation Commission
Mary Lally, MS, CAE; Frank Vermeiren, MS; Mary Beth Farrell, MS

Using Lean Methodology to Improve QI Project Application Pathway
American Board of Pediatrics
Patience Leino; Amy Hodak; Kristi Gilreath; Virginia Moyer, MD, MPH

Using Maintenance of Certification to Engage Providers across the Lifespan to Participate in Regional Telementoring for Sickle Cell Disease
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Lisa M. Shook, MA, MCHES; Christina Bennett Farrell, MPH; Andrea Thrasher, MEd; Karen Kalinyak, MD