Research Supports Benefits of Board Certification

Research Bibliography

Ramsey PG, Carline JD, Inui TS, et al. Predictive validity of certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1989;110:719-26.

Rutledge R, Oller DW, Meyer AA, Johnson JG. A statewide, population-based, time series analysis of the outcome of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. Ann Surg. 1996;223:492-505.

Sequist T D, Schneider EC, Anastario M, et al. Quality monitoring of physicians linking patients’ experiences of care to clinical quality and outcomes. J Gen Intern Med.2008;23(11):1784-90

Silber JH, Kennedy SK, Even-Shoshan O, et al. Anesthesiologist Board Certification and patient outcomes. Anesthesiology 2002;96:1044-1052.

Simpkins J, Divine G, Wang M, et al.  Improving asthma care through recertification: a cluster randomized trial. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:2240-8.

Strife JL, Kun LE, Becker GJ, et al. American Board of Radiology perspective on Maintenance of Certification: Part IV--practice quality improvement for diagnostic radiology. Radiographics. 2007;27(3):769-74.

Tamblyn R, Abrahamowicz M, Dauphinee WD, et al. Association between licensure examination scores and practice in primary care. JAMA. 2002;288(23):3019-26.

Turchin A, Shubina M, Chodos AH, et al. Effect of Board Certification on antihypertensive treatment intensification in patients with diabetes mellitus. Circulation. 2008;17:623-8.

Tussing AD, Wojtowycz MA. The effect of physician characteristics on clinical behavior: cesarean section in New York state. Soc Sci Med. 1993;37:1251-60.

White MK, Bonvicini KA, Iwema C. Annotated bibliography for clinician patient communications to enhance health outcomes (2005) Institute for Healthcare Communication, New Haven, CT.

Yousem DM. Maintenance of Certification: current attitudes of members of the American Society of Neuroradiology. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2008 Feb;29(2):224-7.