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.
Publications
  1. Teaching Systems Improvement to Early Medical Students: Strategies and Lessons Learned.
  2. Twelve tips for assessing medical knowledge with open-ended questions: Designing constructed response examinations in medical education.
  3. Trainee perception of cognitive load during observed faculty staff teaching of procedural skills.
  4. A Medical Student Inquiry Behavior Assessment Tool: Development and Validity Evidence.
  5. Fostering medical students' lifelong learning skills with a dashboard, coaching and learning planning.
  6. Leadership Observation and Feedback Tool: A Novel Instrument for Assessment of Clinical Leadership Skills.
  7. Motivation for feedback-seeking among pediatric residents: a mixed methods study.
  8. Translating Theory Into Practice: Implementing a Program of Assessment.
  9. Integration of a Community Pharmacy Simulation Program into a Therapeutics Course
  10. Analysis of Cost Variation in Craniotomy for Tumor Using 2 National Databases.
  11. Twelve tips to promote successful development of a learner performance dashboard within a medical education program.
  12. Learner, Patient, and Supervisor Features Are Associated With Different Types of Cognitive Load During Procedural Skills Training: Implications for Teaching and Instructional Design.
  13. Competency assessment form to improve feedback.
  14. Can You See Me Now? Video Supplementation for Pediatric Teledermatology Cases.
  15. Caring Wisely: A Program to Support Frontline Clinicians and Staff in Improving Healthcare Delivery and Reducing Costs.
  16. Development of a Multi-Domain Assessment Tool for Quality Improvement Projects.
  17. Geographic and Hospital Variation in Cost of Lumbar Laminectomy and Lumbar Fusion for Degenerative Conditions.
  18. Communicating Context in Quality Improvement Reports.
  19. Twelve tips for the implementation of EPAs for assessment and entrustment decisions.
  20. An Atopic Dermatitis Management Algorithm for Primary Care Providers and Assessment of Its Usefulness as a Clinical Tool.
  21. Association Between Surgeon Scorecard Use and Operating Room Costs.
  22. The Effect of Teaching Search Strategies on Perceptual Performance.
  23. Performance of a cognitive load inventory during simulated handoffs: Evidence for validity.
  24. Taking Rater Exposure to Trainees Into Account When Explaining Rater Variability.
  25. Predictors of Variation in Neurosurgical Supply Costs and Outcomes Across 4904 Surgeries at a Single Institution.
  26. Investigating Purposeful Science Curriculum Adaptation as a Strategy to Improve Teaching and Learning
  27. 152 A Prospective Controlled Trial of the Effect of Surgeon Cost Scorecards on Operating Room Surgical Cost Reduction.
  28. Measuring cognitive load during procedural skills training with colonoscopy as an exemplar.
  29. Operating room waste: disposable supply utilization in neurosurgical procedures.
  30. Ensuring Resident Competence: A Narrative Review of the Literature on Group Decision Making to Inform the Work of Clinical Competency Committees.
  31. Southern Medical Students' Views on Medicaid Expansion.
  32. Students' goal orientations, perceptions of early clinical experiences and learning outcomes.
  33. The Action Research Program: Experiential Learning in Systems-Based Practice for First-Year Medical Students.
  34. Reducing Implicit Bias Through Curricular Interventions.
  35. Predicting cost of care using self-reported health status data.
  36. Using a Curricular Vision to Define Entrustable Professional Activities for Medical Student Assessment.
  37. OR Score: Reducing Operating Room Costs Through a Hospital-Wide Price Transparency Initiative
  38. Reviewing residents' competence: a qualitative study of the role of clinical competency committees in performance assessment.
  39. Optimizing the pre-referral workup for gastroenterology and hepatology specialty care: consensus using the Delphi method.
  40. The effect of resident duty-hours restrictions on internal medicine clerkship experiences: surveys of medical students and clerkship directors.
  41. Educational and individual factors associated with positive change in and reaffirmation of medical students' intention to practice in underserved areas.
  42. Assessing 3rd year medical students' interprofessional collaborative practice behaviors during a standardized patient encounter: A multi-institutional, cross-sectional study.
  43. What should primary care providers know about pediatric skin conditions? A modified Delphi technique for curriculum development.
  44. Randomized controlled trial of spaced education for pediatric residency education.
  45. Career-long learning: relationship between cognitive and metacognitive skills.
  46. Using tablets to support self-regulated learning in a longitudinal integrated clerkship.
  47. Patient attitudes about specialty follow-up care by telephone.
  48. Understanding trust as an essential element of trainee supervision and learning in the workplace.
  49. How to develop a competency-based examination blueprint for longitudinal standardized patient clinical skills assessments.
  50. Does student confidence on multiple-choice question assessments provide useful information?
  51. Online learning in a dermatology clerkship: piloting the new American Academy of Dermatology Medical Student Core Curriculum.
  52. The impact of demographic characteristics on nonresponse in an ambulatory patient satisfaction survey.
  53. An argument-based approach to the validation of UHTRUST: can we measure how recent graduates can be trusted with unfamiliar tasks?
  54. Classroom connectivity in Algebra I classrooms: results of a randomized control trial
  55. Exploring benefits of audience-response systems on learning: a review of the literature.
  56. A comparison of two standard-setting approaches in high-stakes clinical performance assessment using generalizability theory.
  57. Standardized patient-narrated web-based learning modules improve students' communication skills on a high-stakes clinical skills examination.
  58. Clinician attitudes about commercial support of continuing medical education: results of a detailed survey.
  59. Profiling students for remediation using latent class analysis.
  60. Validation of a self-efficacy instrument and its relationship to performance of crisis resource management skills.
  61. Assessment of medical students' shared decision-making in standardized patient encounters.
  62. Impact of student ethnicity and patient-centredness on communication skills performance.
  63. Commercial influence and learner-perceived bias in continuing medical education.
  64. Impact of an information retrieval and management curriculum on medical student citations.
  65. Predicting failing performance on a standardized patient clinical performance examination: the importance of communication and professionalism skills deficits.
  66. Factors associated with medical students' career choices regarding internal medicine.
  67. Multilevel modeling: Methodological advances, issues and applications
  68. American Educational Research Journal
  69. Bilingual Research Journal
  70. Education Economics
  71. Educational Assessment Journa
  72. Educational Technology Research & Developmen
  73. In M. Lewis and M. Lockheed, eds., Exclusion, Gender and Schooling: Case Studies from the Developing World
  74. Journal of Educational Psychology
  75. Journal of Latinos and Education
  76. Speech Communication