Research Supports Benefits of Board Certification

Research Bibliography

Jamtvedt G, Young JM, Kristoffersen DT, et al. Audit and feedback: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes (Cochrane review). The Cochrane Library 2008, Issue 4.

Jha A, Orav EJ, Zheng J, Epstein AM. Patients’ perception of hospital care in the United States. N Eng J Med. 2008;359:1921-31.

Kelly JV, Hellinger FJ. Heart disease and hospital deaths: an empirical study. Health Serv Res. 1987;22:369-95.

Kelly JV and Hellinger FJ. Physician and hospital factors associated with mortality of surgical patients. Med Care. 1986;24:785-800.

Khaliq AA, Dimassi H, Huang CY, et al. Disciplinary action against physicians: Who is likely to get discipline? Amer J Med. 2005;118:773-7.

Kohatsu ND, Gould D, Ross LK, Fox PJ. Characteristics associated with physician discipline: a case-control study. Arch Intern Med. 2004;164:653-8.

Lee AL, Gordon AE, Shaughnessy AF.  What should physicians know about hypertension?  The implicit knowledge requirements in the Maintenance of Certification self-assessment module. Fam Med. 2007;39(4):280-3.

Lipner RS, Bylsma WH, Arnold GK, et al.  Who is maintaining certification in internal medicine--and why?  A national survey 10 years after initial certification. Ann Intern Med. 2006;144(1):29-36.

Lowe MM, Aparicio A, Galbraith R, et al.  Effectiveness of Continuing Medical Education:  American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Educational Guidelines. Chest. 2009;135:69S-75S.

Lowe MM, Aparicio A, Galbraith R, et al. The future of Continuing Medical Education: effectiveness of Continuing Medical Education: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Educational Guidelines. Chest Physicians Health and Science Policy Committee.  Chest. 2009;135(Suppl 3):69S-75S.