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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. Barsuk JH, Cohen ER, Wilcox JE, Harap RS, Shanklin KB, Cameron KA, Grady KL, Wayne DB  Short Term Retention of Ventricular Assist Device Self-Care Skills after Simulation-Based Mastery Learning.  J Heart Lung Transplant  2020 Apr;39(4S):S40-S41. pii:S1053-2498(20)31220-1
  2. 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
  3. 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 Jan 23;. pii:S1542-3565(20)30098-7
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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 Nov;10(6):742-749. doi:10.1177/2150135119881370
  7. 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 Oct;12(10):e005794. doi:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.119.005794
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Schmutz JB, Eppich WJ  When I say … team reflexivity.  Med Educ  2019 06;53(6):545-546. doi:10.1111/medu.13768
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. McGaghie WC  Evaluation Apprehension and Impression Management in Clinical Medical Education.  Acad Med  2018 05;93(5):685-686. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002143
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. Gluskin AB, Komanduri S  Gastrointestinal: Mirizzi syndrome masquerading as primary cholangiocarcinoma.  J Gastroenterol Hepatol  2018 Feb;33(2):335. doi:10.1111/jgh.13915
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. Wani S, Muthusamy VR, Shaheen NJ, Yadlapati R, Wilson R, Abrams JA, Bergman J, Chak A, Chang K, Das A, Dumot J, Edmundowicz SA, Eisen G, Falk GW, Fennerty MB, Gerson L, Ginsberg GG, Grande D, Hall M, Harnke B, Inadomi J, Jankowski J, Lightdale CJ, Makker J, Odze RD, Pech O, Sampliner RE, Spechler S, Triadafilopoulos G, Wallace MB, Wang K, Waxman I, Komanduri S  Development of quality indicators for endoscopic eradication therapies in Barrett's esophagus: the TREAT-BE (Treatment with Resection and Endoscopic Ablation Techniques for Barrett's Esophagus) Consortium.  Gastrointest Endosc  2017 07;86(1):1-17.e3. pii:S0016-5107(17)30190-6
  47. Wani S, Muthusamy VR, Shaheen NJ, Yadlapati R, Wilson R, Abrams JA, Bergman J, Chak A, Chang K, Das A, Dumot J, Edmundowicz SA, Eisen G, Falk GW, Fennerty MB, Gerson L, Ginsberg GG, Grande D, Hall M, Harnke B, Inadomi J, Jankowski J, Lightdale CJ, Makker J, Odze RD, Pech O, Sampliner RE, Spechler S, Triadafilopoulos G, Wallace MB, Wang K, Waxman I, Komanduri S  Development of Quality Indicators for Endoscopic Eradication Therapies in Barrett's Esophagus: The TREAT-BE (Treatment With Resection and Endoscopic Ablation Techniques for Barrett's Esophagus) Consortium.  Am J Gastroenterol  2017 07;112(7):1032-1048. doi:10.1038/ajg.2017.166
  48. Harris TH, Adler M, Unti SM, McBride ME  Pediatric heart disease simulation curriculum: Educating the pediatrician.  Congenit Heart Dis  2017 Jul;12(4):546-553. doi:10.1111/chd.12483
  49. Wayne DB, Green M, Neilson EG  Teaching Medical Students About Conflicts of Interest.  JAMA  2017 May 02;317(17):1733-1734. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2079
  50. Schmutz JB, Eppich WJ  Promoting Learning and Patient Care Through Shared Reflection: A Conceptual Framework for Team Reflexivity in Health Care.  Acad Med  2017 11;92(11):1555-1563. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000001688

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