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ICRE Abstracts

The Journal of Graduate Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada jointly select the Top 3 Research Papers and the Top 5 Resident Papers submitted to the annual International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE) in Canada. These abstracts are published in the December issue of JGME. More information about submitting abstracts to future conferences is located on the ICRE website.

2019

The Top 3 Research in Residency Education Papers and the Top 5 Resident Research Papers will be published in the December 2019 issue of JGME. The winning abstract titles and authors are:

Top 3 Research in Residency Education Papers

  • Abstract 046: Beyond decision-making: The invisible work of clinical competency committees
    R. Pack, S. Cristancho, C. Watling, S. Chahine, L. Lingard
  • Abstract 059: The effects of gender on multiple mini-interview station scores for selection into Australian orthopaedic surgery
    I.W. Incoll, B. Balhatchet
  • Abstract 060: Gender group differences in milestone ratings: Exploring differences in ratings by individuals and clinical competency committees
    S. Hamstra, K. Yamazaki, E. Holmboe

Top 5 Resident Research Papers

  • Abstract 026: Exploring the relationship between quantity of workplace-based assessments and resident performance in competency-based medical education
    S. Madan, D. Taylor, S. Gauthier
  • Abstract 047: Signal and noise: Do professionalism concerns impact decision-making of competence committees?
    S. Odorizzi
  • Abstract 061: The difference in communication skills between native Russian and foreign physicians-in-training at Kazan State Medical University, Russia
    M.C. Browne, S. Alaskari, A.N. Maksudova, T.V. Ryabova
  • Abstract 085: Informing promotion decisions: Designing assessment reports for clinical competency committees using Messick’s validity framework
    R. Luther, R. Cavalcanti, S. Heeneman
  • Abstract 123: Assessing impact of research training on performance in general surgery residency
    A. Mikhail, A. Connor, N. Ahmed

The entire listing of submitted abstracts is located here.

2018

The Top 3 Research in Residency Education Papers and the Top 5 Resident Research Papers will be published in the December 2018 issue of JGME. The winning abstract titles and authors are:

Top 3 Research in Residency Education Papers

  • Abstract 021: A grounded theory study of assessment anchors in postgraduate medical education: Forthcoming opportunities and ongoing tensions
    N. Dudek, W. Gofton, J. Rekman, A. McDougall
  • Abstract 082: An empirical method for determining sentinel milestone ratings to predict residents’ attainment of recommended graduation targets
    K. Yamazaki, E. Holmboe, S. Hamstra
  • Abstract 064: Differences in EM trainee caseload and faculty ratings associated with supervising faculty gender
    L. Cook-Chaimowitz, K. Van Diepen, K. Caners, A. Pardhan, M. Welsford, T. Chan

Top 5 Resident Research Papers

  • Abstract 083: Factors affecting the development of confidence during surgical residency training
    M. C. Lees, B. Zheng, L. Daniels, J. White
  • Abstract 043: Does the operative experience of UK general surgery trainees reflect the entrustment model of competency assessment?
    E. Elsey, J. West, G. Griffiths, D. Humes
  • Abstract 044: Does it work—Pilot implementation of 3 EPAs in busy medical oncology outpatient clinics
    A. Smrke, H. Lim
  • Abstract 014: Validity, reliability, feasibility, and acceptability of using the consultation letter rating scale to assess written communication competencies among geriatric medicine postgraduate trainees
    V. Xu, J. Hamid, M. von Maltzahn, T. Izukawa, M. Norris, V. Chau, B. Liu, C. Wong
  • Abstract 045 Feedback frequency in competence by design: A quality improvement initiative
    N. Arnstead, E. Monteiro, P. Campisi

The entire listing of submitted abstracts is located here.

2017

The Top 3 Research in Residency Education Papers and the Top 5 Resident Research Papers will be published in the December 2017 issue of JGME. The winning abstract titles and authors are:

Top 3 Research in Residency Education Papers

  • Abstract 029: An empirical examination of consistency in programs’ milestones rating over time using a novel random-coefficients model
    K. Yamazaki, E. Holmboe, S. Hamstra
  • Abstract 061: Early detection of residents at risk of failure using a keyword specific algorithm
    G. Tremblay, M. Gregoire, J. Maziade
  • Abstract 069: Sharing and shifting responsibility: Clinician educators’ strategies for coping with underperformance and failure
    K. LaDonna, S. Ginsburg, C. Watling

Top 5 Resident Research Papers

  • Abstract 003: How changing quality management influenced PGME accreditation: A focus on decentralization and quality improvement
    N. Akdemir, K. Lombarts, E. Paternotte, B. Schreuder, F. Scheele
  • Abstract 005: Communications skills of residents applying in the MSM PGY-4 Match: What do reference letters actually tell us?
    D. Chopra, M. Joneja, L. Hookey
  • Abstract 021: Development and evaluation of a PGY-1 competency-based anatomy rotation for radiology residents
    K. Darras, R. Spouge, C. Mar, C. Hague, B. Forster, S. Chang
  • Abstract 022: Are they ready? Organizational readiness for change in clinical teaching teams analyzed by multilevel modelling
    L. Bank, M. Jippes, J. Leppink, C. den Rooijen, S. van Luijk, A. Scherpbier, F. Scheele
  • Abstract 095: Evaluation of a resident-led teaching program for the MRCPCH clinical examination in Wales, UK
    S. Bihari, K. Greenwood, Z. Howard

The entire listing of submitted abstracts is located here.

2016

The Top 3 Research Papers and the Top 5 Resident Papers will be published in the December 2016 issue of JGME. The winning abstract titles and authors are:

Top Three Research in Residency Education Papers

  • Abstract #056: Beyond rater cognition: The impact of supervisor continuity on the quality of documented work-based assessments
    W. J. Cheung, N. Dudek, T. Wood, J. R. Frank
  • Abstract #027: Establishing absolute standards for technical performance
    M. Goldenberg, A. Garbens, P. Szasz, T. Hauer, T. Grantcharov
  • Abstract #057: Feedback credibility in a formative postgraduate OSCE: Effects of examiner type
    L. Stroud, M. Sibbald, D. Richardson, H. McDonald-Blumer, R. Cavalcanti

Top Five Resident Papers

  • Abstract #032: Resident evaluations of faculty: Resident versus faculty perspectives
    R. Arora, P. Wasi
  • Abstract #009: Organizational change: Another competency to consider?
    S. M. McIsaac, R. Ohle, R. Anderson
  • Abstract #010: ACGME case logs as an indication of operative competency for vascular anastomoses: A pilot study
    S. Noland, D. Shah, D. Torrent, W. Bogey, C. Haisch
  • Abstract #062: What are the sleep patterns of residents?
    E. Schwartzenberger, V. Kirk, S. Goldstein
  • Abstract #021: Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS): Promoting a culture of safety
    A. Webb, E. Weldon, D. Lussier, M. Ngo, C. Pham

The entire listing of submitted abstracts is located here.

2015

The Top 3 Research Papers and the Top 5 Resident Papers are published in the December 2015 issue of JGME. The winning abstract titles and authors are:

Top Three Research in Residency Education Papers

  • Abstract #026: Entrustment in practice: a competency-based curriculum assessed
    by K. van Loon, F. Scheele, P. Teunissen, E. Driessen
  • Abstract #057: The effect of a night float call system on resident fatigue, cognition, and motor function
    by D. Banaszek, J. Chang, M. Harrison, A. Harrison, S. Mann
  • Abstract #066: Real world implementation of a standardized handover program (I-PASS) on a pediatrics clinical teaching unit
    by K. Huth, F. Hart, K. Baldwin, K. Parker, D. Creery, M. Aglipay, N. Barrowman, K. Moreau, A. Doja

Top Five Resident Papers

  • Abstract #018: Does laparoscopic simulation predict intraoperative performance? A comparison between the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) and LapVR evaluation metrics
    by S. Steigerwald, J. Park, K. Hardy, L. M. Gillman, A. S. Vergis
  • Abstract #021: Multisource feedback: Everyone has a say, but who is listening?
    by B. A. Yama, S. B. Schwartz
  • Abstract #056: Making sense of fatigue: Implications of social constructs of fatigue in clinical training and practice
    by T. S. Taylor, M. Rebel, C. Watling, J. Nisker, P. Teunissen, T. Dornan, L. Lingard
  • Abstract #067: Thinking on the front line: Understanding resident decision making in clinical practice
    by E. H. Stevens, C. Cuncic, R. Mak, R. Hatala
  • Abstract #077: A blog literacy level project: Analyzing the relationship between FOAMed resource characteristics in blog posts and knowledge dissemination
    by P. Camorlinga, S. Luckett-Gatopoulos, T. M. Chan

The entire listing of submitted abstracts is located here.

2014

The Top 3 abstracts are published in the December 2014 issue of JGME. The winning abstract titles and authors are:

  • Abstract #036 Updating CanMEDS in 2015: Ensuring quality in the change process by E. Wooster, E. Van Melle, M. Chan, D. Dath, J. Sherbino, J. R. Frank
  • Abstract #063 Reading between the lines: Understanding how faculty interpret language cues to reliably rank trainees using narrative comments by S. Ginsburg, G. Regehr, L. Lingard, K. Eva
  • Abstract #077 Factors that influence residents’ perceived credibility of examiners during a formative OSCE by L. Stroud, M. Sibbald, R. Brydges, K. Eva, H. McDonald-Blumer, R. B. Cavalcanti

The entire listing of submitted abstracts is located here.

2013

The Top 3 abstracts are published in the December 2013 issue of JGME. The winning abstract titles and authors are:

  • Abstract #021 The impact of varying levels of implementation fidelity on resident perceptions of an assessment innovation by S. Ross, T. Manca, M. Donoff, P. Humphries, S. Schipper
  • Abstract #033 Case review and supervision on the clinical teaching unit: Time to be more explicit by M. Goldszmidt, T. Dornan, J. van Merrienboer, G. Bordage, L. Faden, L. Lingard
  • Abstract#056 Resident sleep associated with overnight duty periods of 12,16 and 24 hours duration by R. Osborne, C. Parshuram

The entire listing of submitted abstracts is located here.

2012

The Top 3 abstracts are published in the December 2012 issue of JGME. The winning abstract titles and authors are:

  • Abstract #066 A fresh look at simulation: Reconsidering fidelity by S. J. Hamstra, R. Brydges, R. Hatala, B. Zendejas, D. Cook
  • Abstract #068 Weighing the influences: Advice seeking during residency training by K. M. McKinney, M. Lineberry, J. Conigliaro
  • Abstract #040 Defining standards for a competency based surgical training program by W. Crebbin, D. Watters

The entire listing of submitted abstracts is located here.

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