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Northwestern Simulation


Northwestern Simulation is one of the world leading research groups in medical simulation. Recent publications are shown below, sorted by publication date.
  1. Yuce TK, Holmstrom A, Soper NJ, Nagle AP, Hungness ES, Merkow RP, Teitelbaum EN  Complications and Readmissions Associated with First Assistant Training Level Following Elective Bariatric Surgery.  J Gastrointest Surg  2020 Sep 15;. doi:10.1007/s11605-020-04787-0
  2. Wayne DB, Green M, Neilson EG  Medical education in the time of COVID-19.  Sci Adv  2020 07;6(31):eabc7110. doi:10.1126/sciadv.abc7110
  3. Holmstrom AL, Campagna RAJ, Alhalel J, Carlson DA, Pandolfino JE, Hungness ES, Teitelbaum EN  Intraoperative FLIP distensibility during POEM varies according to achalasia subtype.  Surg Endosc  2020 Jun 29;. doi:10.1007/s00464-020-07740-z
  4. Ballard HA, Tsao M, Robles A, Phillips M, Hajduk J, Feinglass J, Barsuk JH  Use of a Simulation-based Mastery Learning Curriculum to Improve Ultrasound-guided Vascular Access Skills of Pediatric Anesthesiologists.  Paediatr Anaesth  2020 Jun 27;. doi:10.1111/pan.13953
  5. Zaidi HQ, Dhake SS, Miller DT, Sista P, Pirotte MJ, Fant AL, Salzman DH  Emergency Department Thoracotomy: Development of a Reliable, Validated Checklist for Procedural Training.  AEM Educ Train  2020 Apr;4(2):139-146. doi:10.1002/aet2.10387
  6. Wani S, Han S, Kushnir V, Early D, Mullady D, Hammad H, Brauer B, Thaker A, Simon V, Ezekwe E, Hollander T, Wood M, Rastogi A, Edmundowicz S, Muthusamy VR, Komanduri S  Recurrence Is Rare Following Complete Eradication of Intestinal Metaplasia in Patients With Barrett's Esophagus and Peaks at 18 Months.  Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol  2020 Oct;18(11):2609-2617.e2. pii:S1542-3565(20)30098-7
  7. McBride ME, Alden C, Sorce LR  Evolution of Advanced Practice Provider Education.  Pediatr Crit Care Med  2019 12;20(12):1192-1193. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000002092
  8. Barsuk JH, Cohen ER, Harap RS, Grady KL, Wilcox JE, Shanklin KB, Wayne DB, Cameron KA  Patient, Caregiver, and Clinician Perceptions of Ventricular Assist Device Self-care Education Inform the Development of a Simulation-based Mastery Learning Curriculum.  J Cardiovasc Nurs  ;35(1):54-65. doi:10.1097/JCN.0000000000000621
  9. McBride ME, Almodovar MC, Florez AR, Imprescia A, Su L, Allan CK  Applying Educational Theory to Interdisciplinary Education in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care.  World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg  2019 11;10(6):742-749. doi:10.1177/2150135119881370
  10. Barsuk JH, Wilcox JE, Cohen ER, Harap RS, Shanklin KB, Grady KL, Kim JS, Nonog GP, Schulze LE, Jirak AM, Wayne DB, Cameron KA  Simulation-Based Mastery Learning Improves Patient and Caregiver Ventricular Assist Device Self-Care Skills: A Randomized Pilot Trial.  Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes  2019 10;12(10):e005794. doi:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.119.005794
  11. McGaghie WC  America's Best Medical Schools: A Renewed Critique of the U.S. News & World Report Rankings.  Acad Med  2019 09;94(9):1264-1266. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002742
  12. Bradley SM, Heiman HL, Bierman JA, O'Brien K, Cohen ER, Wayne DB  A mastery learning approach to education about fall risk and gait assessment.  Gerontol Geriatr Educ  2019 Aug 03;:1-8. doi:10.1080/02701960.2019.1651725
  13. Campagna RAJ, Carlson DA, Hungness ES, Holmstrom AL, Pandolfino JE, Soper NJ, Teitelbaum EN  Intraoperative assessment of esophageal motility using FLIP during myotomy for achalasia.  Surg Endosc  2020 Jun;34(6):2593-2600. doi:10.1007/s00464-019-07028-x
  14. Wilcox JE, Cameron KA, Harap RS, Shanklin KL, Grady KL, Cohen ER, Abicht TO, Adler ED, Alexy T, Alonso W, Beckman J, Bjelkengren J, Cagliostro B, Cogswell R, Colombo PC, Cotts W, Haglund NA, Haverstick S, Kiernan MS, Lampert B, LeMond LM, Lee S, Lerg G, Lindenfeld J, Mahr C, Meehan K, Pagani FD, Pan S, Pavone J, Um J, Yancy CW, Thinh D, Barsuk JH  Ventricular Assist Device Driveline Dressing-Change Protocols: A Need for Standardization. A Report from the SimVAD Investigators.  J Card Fail  2019 Aug;25(8):695-697. pii:S1071-9164(19)30413-0
  15. Eppich WJ, Schmutz JB  From 'them' to 'us': bridging group boundaries through team inclusiveness.  Med Educ  2019 08;53(8):756-758. doi:10.1111/medu.13918
  16. Eppich WJ, Dornan T, Rethans JJ, Teunissen PW  "Learning the Lingo": A Grounded Theory Study of Telephone Talk in Clinical Education.  Acad Med  2019 07;94(7):1033-1039. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002713
  17. Barsuk JH, Harap RS, Cohen ER, Cameron KA, Grady KL, Wilcox JE, Shanklin KB, Wayne DB  The Effect of Judge Selection on Standard Setting Using the Mastery Angoff Method during Development of a Ventricular Assist Device Self-Care Curriculum.  Clin Simul Nurs  2019 Feb;27:39-47.e4. doi:10.1016/j.ecns.2018.10.005
  18. Salzman DH, McGaghie WC, Caprio TW, Hufmeyer KK, Issa N, Cohen ER, Wayne DB  A Mastery Learning Capstone Course to Teach and Assess Components of Three Entrustable Professional Activities to Graduating Medical Students.  Teach Learn Med  ;31(2):186-194. doi:10.1080/10401334.2018.1526689
  19. Vermylen JH, Wood GJ, Cohen ER, Barsuk JH, McGaghie WC, Wayne DB  Development of a Simulation-Based Mastery Learning Curriculum for Breaking Bad News.  J Pain Symptom Manage  2019 03;57(3):682-687. pii:S0885-3924(18)31074-1
  20. Schmutz JB, Eppich WJ  When I say … team reflexivity.  Med Educ  2019 06;53(6):545-546. doi:10.1111/medu.13768
  21. Teitelbaum EN, Dunst CM  The Role of Novel Functional Probes in the Evaluation and Treatment of Esophageal Disease.  Thorac Surg Clin  2018 Nov;28(4):555-566. pii:S1547-4127(18)30105-1
  22. Barsuk JH, Cohen ER, Wayne DB  In Reply to Kendall and Castro-Alves.  Acad Med  2018 10;93(10):1420-1421. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002361
  23. Muthusamy VR, Komanduri S  Innovating in Your Practice: Overcoming Barriers to Create New Opportunities.  Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol  2019 03;17(4):580-583. pii:S1542-3565(18)30978-9
  24. Uchida T, Park YS, Ovitsh RK, Hojsak J, Gowda D, Farnan JM, Boyle M, Blood AD, Achike FI, Silvestri RC  Approaches to Teaching the Physical Exam to Preclerkship Medical Students: Results of a National Survey.  Acad Med  2019 01;94(1):129-134. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002433
  25. McBride ME, Su L, Allan CK  Education and Training in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care.  Pediatr Crit Care Med  2018 06;19(6):585-586. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000001561
  26. Adler M, Calhoun AW  FIRES: Bridging the Publication Gap for Upcoming Investigators.  Simul Healthc  2018 06;13(3):147-148. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000325
  27. Eppich WJ, Rethans JJ, Dornan T, Teunissen PW  Learning how to learn using simulation: Unpacking disguised feedback using a qualitative analysis of doctors' telephone talk.  Med Teach  2018 07;40(7):661-667. doi:10.1080/0142159X.2018.1465183
  28. Schmutz JB, Kolbe M, Eppich WJ  Twelve tips for integrating team reflexivity into your simulation-based team training.  Med Teach  2018 07;40(7):721-727. doi:10.1080/0142159X.2018.1464135
  29. McGaghie WC, Barsuk JH, Wayne DB  Building Partnerships to Improve Learning From Health Care Simulation.  Acad Med  2018 05;93(5):672-673. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002166
  30. Salzman DH, Watts H, Williamson K, Sergel M, Dobiesz V, DeGarmo N, Vora S, Sharp LJ, Wang EE, Gisondi MA  A Multicenter Collaboration for Simulation-Based Assessment of ACGME Milestones in Emergency Medicine.  Simul Healthc  2018 Oct;13(5):348-355. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000291
  31. Barsuk JH, Cohen ER, Wayne DB, McGaghie WC, Yudkowsky R  A Comparison of Approaches for Mastery Learning Standard Setting.  Acad Med  2018 07;93(7):1079-1084. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002182
  32. Komanduri S, Muthusamy VR, Wani S  Controversies in Endoscopic Eradication Therapy for Barrett's Esophagus.  Gastroenterology  2018 05;154(7):1861-1875.e1. pii:S0016-5085(18)30221-X
  33. Salzman DH, Wayne DB, Eppich WJ, Hungness ES, Adler MD, Park CS, Barsness KA, McGaghie WC, Barsuk JH  An institution-wide approach to submission, review, and funding of simulation-based curricula.  Adv Simul (Lond)  2017;2:9. doi:10.1186/s41077-017-0042-5
  34. McGaghie WC, Harris IB  Learning Theory Foundations of Simulation-Based Mastery Learning.  Simul Healthc  2018 Jun;13(3S Suppl 1):S15-S20. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000279
  35. Pusic MV, Boutis K, McGaghie WC  Role of Scientific Theory in Simulation Education Research.  Simul Healthc  2018 Jun;13(3S Suppl 1):S7-S14. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000282
  36. McGaghie WC  Evaluation Apprehension and Impression Management in Clinical Medical Education.  Acad Med  2018 05;93(5):685-686. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002143
  37. Teitelbaum EN, Swanstrom LL  Submucosal surgery: novel interventions in the third space.  Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol  2018 02;3(2):134-140. pii:S2468-1253(17)30286-8
  38. Allen KY, Allan CK, Su L, McBride ME  Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in congenital heart disease.  Semin Perinatol  2018 Mar;42(2):104-110. pii:S0146-0005(17)30143-X
  39. McBride ME, Beke DM, Fortenberry JD, Imprescia A, Callow L, Justice L, Bronicki RA  Education and Training in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care.  World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg  2017 11;8(6):707-714. doi:10.1177/2150135117727258
  40. McBride ME, Schinasi DA, Moga MA, Tripathy S, Calhoun A  Death of a Simulated Pediatric Patient: Toward a More Robust Theoretical Framework.  Simul Healthc  2017 Dec;12(6):393-401. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000265
  41. Uchida T, Achike FI, Blood AD, Boyle M, Farnan JM, Gowda D, Hojsak J, Ovitsh RK, Park YS, Silvestri R  Resources Used to Teach the Physical Exam to Preclerkship Medical Students: Results of a National Survey.  Acad Med  2018 05;93(5):736-741. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002051
  42. Barsuk JH, Rosen BT, Cohen ER, Feinglass J, Ault MJ  Vascular Ultrasonography: A Novel Method to Reduce Paracentesis Related Major Bleeding.  J Hosp Med  2018 01 01;13(1):30-33. doi:10.12788/jhm.2863
  43. Barsuk JH, Cohen ER, Williams MV, Scher J, Jones SF, Feinglass J, McGaghie WC, O'Hara K, Wayne DB  Simulation-Based Mastery Learning for Thoracentesis Skills Improves Patient Outcomes: A Randomized Trial.  Acad Med  2018 05;93(5):729-735. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000001965
  44. Haymond S, Nagpal G, Heiman H  Urine Drug Screens to Monitor Opioid Use for Managing Chronic Pain.  JAMA  2017 Sep 19;318(11):1061-1062. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10593
  45. McGaghie WC, Barsuk JH, Wayne DB  The promise and challenge of mastery learning.  Adv Med Educ Pract  2017;8:393-394. doi:10.2147/AMEP.S141073
  46. Gluskin AB, Komanduri S  Gastrointestinal: Mirizzi syndrome masquerading as primary cholangiocarcinoma.  J Gastroenterol Hepatol  2018 Feb;33(2):335. doi:10.1111/jgh.13915
  47. Barsuk JH, McGaghie WC, Wayne DB  Telling the whole story about simulation-based education.  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand  2017 10;96(10):1273. doi:10.1111/aogs.13187
  48. Gacita A, Gargus E, Uchida T, Garcia P, Macken M, Seul L, Brucker J, Wayne DB  Introduction to Safe Space Training: Interactive Module for Promoting a Safe Space Learning Environment for LGBT Medical Students.  MedEdPORTAL  2017 Jul 03;13:10597. doi:10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10597
  49. Kia L, Komanduri S  Care of the Postablation Patient: Surveillance, Acid Suppression, and Treatment of Recurrence.  Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am  2017 Jul;27(3):515-529. pii:S1052-5157(17)30025-9

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