Christy Boscardin, PhD

Associate Professor

Christy Boscardin, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine, and education faculty in the Office of Medical Education. Her research interests include issues of reliability and validity of performance assessments, applications of latent variable modeling to complex data, medical education, implementation science, health disparity and access to quality health care. Dr. Boscardin received her BA from UC Berkeley, her MA from Stanford University, and PhD in research methodology with emphasis on applied statistics from UCLA.
Education
2018 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
Publications
  1. Sewell JL, Bowen JL, Ten Cate O, O'Sullivan PS, Shah B, Boscardin CK. Learning Challenges, Teaching Strategies, and Cognitive Load: Insights From the Experience of Seasoned Endoscopy Teachers. 2019. PMID: 31425188


  2. Andler C, Daya S, Kowalek K, Boscardin C, van Schaik SM. E-ASSESS: Creating an EPA Assessment Tool for Structured Simulated Emergency Scenarios. 2020. PMID: 32322347


  3. Harbell MW, Li D, Boscardin C, Pierluissi E, Hauer KE. Teaching Systems Improvement to Early Medical Students: Strategies and Lessons Learned. 2020. PMID: 31335811


  4. Borno HT, Bakke BM, Kaplan C, Hebig-Prophet A, Chao J, Kim YJ, Yeager J, Cinar P, Small E, Boscardin C, Gonzales R. A step towards equitable clinical trial recruitment: a protocol for the development and preliminary testing of an online prostate cancer health information and clinical trial matching tool. 2019. PMID: 31720002


  5. Sewell JL, Young JQ, Boscardin CK, Ten Cate O, O'Sullivan PS. Trainee perception of cognitive load during observed faculty staff teaching of procedural skills. 2019. PMID: 31179594


  6. Brondfield S, Boscardin C, Strewler G, Hyland K, Oakes SA, Nishimura H, Crawford J, Hauer KE. A Medical Student Inquiry Behavior Assessment Tool: Development and Validity Evidence. 2019. PMID: 30431452


  7. Hauer KE, Iverson N, Quach A, Yuan P, Kaner S, Boscardin C. Fostering medical students' lifelong learning skills with a dashboard, coaching and learning planning. 2018. PMID: 30187391


  8. Oza SK, van Schaik S, Boscardin CK, Pierce R, Miao E, Lockspeiser T, Tad-Y D, Aagaard E, Kuo AK. Leadership Observation and Feedback Tool: A Novel Instrument for Assessment of Clinical Leadership Skills. 2018. PMID: 30386485


  9. Henry D, Vesel T, Boscardin C, van Schaik S. Motivation for feedback-seeking among pediatric residents: a mixed methods study. 2018. PMID: 29921262


  10. Hauer KE, O'Sullivan PS, Fitzhenry K, Boscardin C. Translating Theory Into Practice: Implementing a Program of Assessment. 2018. PMID: 29116979


  11. Shin J, Tabatabai D, Boscardin C, Ferrone M, Brock T. Integration of a Community Pharmacy Simulation Program into
    a Therapeutics Course
    2018. PMID:


  12. Zygourakis CC, Liu CY, Yoon S, Moriates C, Boscardin C, Dudley RA, Lawton MT, Theodosopoulos P, Berger MS, Gonzales R. Analysis of Cost Variation in Craniotomy for Tumor Using 2 National Databases. 2017. PMID: 28402457


  13. Hauer KE, Nishimura H, Dubon D, Teherani A, Boscardin C. Competency assessment form to improve feedback. 2017. PMID: 29045060


  14. Feigenbaum DF, Boscardin CK, Frieden IJ, Mathes EFD. Can You See Me Now? Video Supplementation for Pediatric Teledermatology Cases. 2017. PMID: 28770583


  15. Gonzales R, Moriates C, Lau C, Valencia V, Imershein S, Rajkomar A, Prasad P, Boscardin C, Grady D, Johnston S. Caring Wisely: A Program to Support Frontline Clinicians and Staff in Improving Healthcare Delivery and Reducing Costs. 2017. PMID: 28786434


  16. Rosenbluth G, Burman NJ, Ranji SR, Boscardin CK. Development of a Multi-Domain Assessment Tool for Quality Improvement Projects. 2017. PMID: 28824761


  17. Zygourakis CC, Liu CY, Wakam G, Moriates C, Boscardin C, Ames CP, Mummaneni PV, Ratliff J, Dudley RA, Gonzales R. Geographic and Hospital Variation in Cost of Lumbar Laminectomy and Lumbar Fusion for Degenerative Conditions. 2017. PMID: 28327960


  18. Gonzales R, Boscardin C, Auerbach A. Communicating Context in Quality Improvement Reports. 2017. PMID: 28395019


  19. Peters H, Holzhausen Y, Boscardin C, Ten Cate O, Chen HC. Twelve tips for the implementation of EPAs for assessment and entrustment decisions. 2017. PMID: 28549405


  20. Miyar ME, Brown M, Vivar KL, Jablon K, Boscardin C, Levy ML, Teng JM, Mathes EF. An Atopic Dermatitis Management Algorithm for Primary Care Providers and Assessment of Its Usefulness as a Clinical Tool. 2017. PMID: 28543716


  21. Zygourakis CC, Valencia V, Moriates C, Boscardin CK, Catschegn S, Rajkomar A, Bozic KJ, Soo Hoo K, Goldberg AN, Pitts L, Lawton MT, Dudley RA, Gonzales R. Association Between Surgeon Scorecard Use and Operating Room Costs. 2017. PMID: 27926758


  22. van der Gijp A, Vincken KL, Boscardin C, Webb EM, Ten Cate OTJ, Naeger DM. The Effect of Teaching Search Strategies on Perceptual Performance. 2017. PMID: 28242103


  23. Young JQ, Boscardin CK, van Dijk SM, Abdullah R, Irby DM, Sewell JL, Ten Cate O, O'Sullivan PS. Performance of a cognitive load inventory during simulated handoffs: Evidence for validity. 2016. PMID: 28348737


  24. Boscardin CK, Wijnen-Meijer M, Cate OT. Taking Rater Exposure to Trainees Into Account When Explaining Rater Variability. 2016. PMID: 28018538


  25. Zygourakis CC, Valencia V, Boscardin C, Nayak RU, Moriates C, Gonzales R, Theodosopoulos P, Lawton MT. Predictors of Variation in Neurosurgical Supply Costs and Outcomes Across 4904 Surgeries at a Single Institution. 2016. PMID: 27613498


  26. Debarger, A. H., Penuel, W. R., Moorthy, S., Beauvineau, Y., Kennedy, C. A. and Boscardin, C. K.. Investigating Purposeful Science Curriculum Adaptation as a Strategy to Improve Teaching and Learning 2016. PMID:


  27. Zygourakis CC, Valencia V, Moriates C, Boscardin C, Catschegn S, Goldberg A, Bozic K, Hoo KS, Wustrack R, Pitts LH, Dudley A, Gonzales R, Lawton MT. 152 A Prospective Controlled Trial of the Effect of Surgeon Cost Scorecards on Operating Room Surgical Cost Reduction. 2016. PMID: 27399431


  28. Sewell JL, Boscardin CK, Young JQ, Ten Cate O, O'Sullivan PS. Measuring cognitive load during procedural skills training with colonoscopy as an exemplar. 2016. PMID: 27170086


  29. Zygourakis CC, Yoon S, Valencia V, Boscardin C, Moriates C, Gonzales R, Lawton MT. Operating room waste: disposable supply utilization in neurosurgical procedures. 2016. PMID: 27153160


  30. Hauer KE, Cate OT, Boscardin CK, Iobst W, Holmboe ES, Chesluk B, Baron RB, O'Sullivan PS. Ensuring Resident Competence: A Narrative Review of the Literature on Group Decision Making to Inform the Work of Clinical Competency Committees. 2016. PMID: 27168881


  31. Cullen EB, Hauer KE, Eisenstein L, Boscardin CK, Schroeder SA. Southern Medical Students' Views on Medicaid Expansion. 2016. PMID: 26642382


  32. Chen HC, ten Cate O, O'Sullivan P, Boscardin C, Eidson-Ton WS, Basaviah P, Woehrle T, Teherani A. Students' goal orientations, perceptions of early clinical experiences and learning outcomes. 2016. PMID: 26812999


  33. Ackerman SL, Boscardin C, Karliner L, Handley MA, Cheng S, Gaither TW, Hagey J, Hennein L, Malik F, Shaw B, Trinidad N, Zahner G, Gonzales R. The Action Research Program: Experiential Learning in Systems-Based Practice for First-Year Medical Students. 2016. PMID: 27064720


  34. Boscardin CK, Gonzales R, Bradley KL, Raven MC. Predicting cost of care using self-reported health status data. 2015. PMID: 26399319


  35. Hauer KE, Boscardin C, Fulton TB, Lucey C, Oza S, Teherani A. Using a Curricular Vision to Define Entrustable Professional Activities for Medical Student Assessment. 2015. PMID: 26173516


  36. Zygourakis CC, Valencia V, Moriates C, Catschegn S, Afshar A, Bozic K, Hoo KS, Goldberg A, Boscardin C, Gonzales R, Pitts LH, Lawton MT.. OR Score: Reducing Operating Room Costs Through a Hospital-Wide Price Transparency Initiative 2015. PMID:


  37. Hauer KE, Chesluk B, Iobst W, Holmboe E, Baron RB, Boscardin CK, Cate OT, O'Sullivan PS. Reviewing residents' competence: a qualitative study of the role of clinical competency committees in performance assessment. 2015. PMID: 25901876


  38. Ho CK, Boscardin CK, Gleason N, Collado D, Terdiman J, Terrault NA, Gonzales R. Optimizing the pre-referral workup for gastroenterology and hepatology specialty care: consensus using the Delphi method. 2015. PMID: 26223584


  39. Kogan JR, Lapin J, Aagaard E, Boscardin C, Aiyer MK, Cayea D, Cifu A, Diemer G, Durning S, Elnicki M, Fazio SB, Khan AR, Lang VJ, Mintz M, Nixon LJ, Paauw D, Torre DM, Hauer KE. The effect of resident duty-hours restrictions on internal medicine clerkship experiences: surveys of medical students and clerkship directors. 2015. PMID: 25584470


  40. Mathes EF, Frieden IJ, Cho CS, Boscardin CK. Randomized controlled trial of spaced education for pediatric residency education. 2014. PMID: 24949130


  41. Burman NJ, Boscardin CK, Van Schaik SM. Career-long learning: relationship between cognitive and metacognitive skills. 2014. PMID: 24796358


  42. Alegría DA, Boscardin C, Poncelet A, Mayfield C, Wamsley M. Using tablets to support self-regulated learning in a longitudinal integrated clerkship. 2014. PMID: 24646438


  43. Eng JA, Hunter CJ, Handley MA, Boscardin CK, Gonzales R, Ackerman SL. Patient attitudes about specialty follow-up care by telephone. 2014. PMID: 24738534


  44. Hauer KE, Ten Cate O, Boscardin C, Irby DM, Iobst W, O'Sullivan PS. Understanding trust as an essential element of trainee supervision and learning in the workplace. 2013. PMID: 23892689


  45. Curtis DA, Lind SL, Boscardin CK, Dellinges M. Does student confidence on multiple-choice question assessments provide useful information? 2013. PMID: 23662875


  46. Wijnen-Meijer M, Van der Schaaf M, Booij E, Harendza S, Boscardin C, Van Wijngaarden J, Ten Cate TJ. An argument-based approach to the validation of UHTRUST: can we measure how recent graduates can be trusted with unfamiliar tasks? 2013. PMID: 23400369


  47. Pape,S., Irving, K.E., Owens, D.T., Boscardin, C.K., Sanalan, V.H., Abrahamson, A.L., Kaya, S., Shin, H.S., & Silver, D.. Classroom connectivity in Algebra I classrooms: results of a
    randomized control trial
    2013. PMID:


  48. Tabas JA, Boscardin C, Jacobsen DM, Steinman MA, Volberding PA, Baron RB. Clinician attitudes about commercial support of continuing medical education: results of a detailed survey. 2011. PMID: 21555662


  49. Plant JL, van Schaik SM, Sliwka DC, Boscardin CK, O'Sullivan PS. Validation of a self-efficacy instrument and its relationship to performance of crisis resource management skills. 2011. PMID: 21264508


  50. Hauer KE, Fernandez A, Teherani A, Boscardin CK, Saba GW. Assessment of medical students' shared decision-making in standardized patient encounters. 2010. PMID: 21108048


  51. Hauer KE, Boscardin C, Gesundheit N, Nevins A, Srinivasan M, Fernandez A. Impact of student ethnicity and patient-centredness on communication skills performance. 2010. PMID: 20636584


  52. Steinman MA, Boscardin CK, Aguayo L, Baron RB. Commercial influence and learner-perceived bias in continuing medical education. 2010. PMID: 20042828


  53. Chen HC, Tan JP, O'Sullivan P, Boscardin C, Li A, Muller J. Impact of an information retrieval and management curriculum on medical student citations. 2009. PMID: 19907382


  54. Hauer KE, Durning SJ, Kernan WN, Fagan MJ, Mintz M, O'Sullivan PS, Battistone M, DeFer T, Elnicki M, Harrell H, Reddy S, Boscardin CK, Schwartz MD. Factors associated with medical students' career choices regarding internal medicine. 2008. PMID: 18780844


  55. Muthen, B., Khoo, S.K., Francis, D., & Boscardin, C.K.. Multilevel modeling: Methodological advances, issues and applications 2002. PMID:


  56. Greenlief, C.L., Litman, C., Hanson, T.L., Rosen, R., Boscardin, C.K., Herman, J., Schneider, S.A., Madden, S., & Jones, B.. American Educational Research Journal . PMID:


  57. Aguirre-Muñoz, Z., Park, J.E., Amabisca, A., & Boscardin, C. K.. Bilingual Research Journal . PMID:


  58. Wu, K.B., Goldschmidt, P., & Boscardin, C. Education Economics . PMID:


  59. Boscardin, C. K., & Aguirre-Muñoz, Z. Educational Assessment Journa . PMID:


  60. Penuel, W., Boscardin, C.K., Masyn, K., & Crawford, V. Educational Technology Research & Developmen . PMID:


  61. Boscardin, C. K., Muthen, B., & Francis, D.. Journal of Educational Psychology . PMID:


  62. Aguirre-Muñoz, Z., & Boscardin, C. K. Journal of Latinos and Education . PMID:


  63. Price, P., Tepperman, J., Iseli, M., Duong, T., Black, M., Wang, S., Boscardin, C., Heritage, M., Pearson, D., Narayanan, S., & Alwan, A.. Speech Communication . PMID: