Assessment and Evaluation

Following is the Department of Pediatrics' past publications about Assessment and Evaluation:

Assessment with Simulation

Balog, E., Donovan, M., & Hanson, J (2012). “Standardized Patient Case: Health Supervision Encounter for a Child 6-24 Months of Age.” MedEdPORTAL.

Kaul, P., G. Barley and G. Guiton (2012). "Medical student performance on an adolescent medicine examination." J Adolesc Health 51(3): 299-301.

Kaul, P., J. Gong, G. Guiton, A. Rosenberg and G. Barley (2014). "Measuring pediatric resident competencies in adolescent medicine." J Adolesc Health 55(2): 301-303.

Challenges and Change

Wang, K. E., C. Fitzpatrick, D. George and L. Lane (2012). "Attitudes of affiliate faculty members toward medical student summative evaluation for clinical clerkships: a qualitative analysis." Teach Learn Med 24(1): 8-17.

Rustici, M.J. (2013) Critical Synthesis Package: American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Peer Assessment, Published: October 24, 2013 | MedEdPortal from

Hanson, J. L. and S. L. Bannister (2016). "To Trust or Not to Trust? An Introduction to Entrustable Professional Activities." Pediatrics 138(5).

Narrative Assessment

Hanson, J. L., A. A. Rosenberg and J. L. Lane (2013). "Narrative descriptions should replace grades and numerical ratings for clinical performance in medical education in the United States." Front Psychol 4: 668.

Holmes, A. V., J. O. Lopreiato, C. B. Peltier and J. L. Hanson (2014). "In reply." Pediatrics 134(4): e1283.

Holmes, A. V., C. B. Peltier, J. L. Hanson and J. O. Lopreiato (2014). "Writing medical student and resident performance evaluations: beyond "performed as expected"." Pediatrics 133(5): 766-768.