Publications

  1. Chaudhry SI, Lien C, Ehrlich J, Lane S, Cordasco K, McDonald FS, Arora VM, Steinmann A. Curricular Content of Internal Medicine Residency Programs: A Nationwide Report. Am J Med. 2014 Aug 25.
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  2. Angus S, Adams M, Willett LL, Swenson SL, Chaudhry SI, Halvorsen AJ, Arora V, McDonald FS. Internal Medicine Program Directors' views of the New Internal Medicine Subspecialty Match Timeline: A Change in the Right Direction. Am J Med. 2014 Jul 25.
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  3. Havyer RD, Wingo MT, Comfere NI, Nelson DR, Halvorsen AJ, McDonald FS, Reed DA. Teamwork assessment in internal medicine: a systematic review of validity evidence and outcomes. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jun; 29(6):894-910. Epub 2013 Dec 11.
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  4. Dulohery MM, Stoven S, Kurklinksy A, Halvorsen A, McDonald FS, Bhagra A. Ultrasound for internal medicine physicians: the future of the physical examination. J Ultrasound Med. 2014 Jun; 33(6):1005-11.
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  5. Angus S, Vu TR, Halvorsen AJ, Aiyer M, McKown K, Chmielewski AF, McDonald FS. What skills should new internal medicine interns have in july? A national survey of internal medicine residency program directors. Acad Med. 2014 Mar; 89(3):432-5.
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  6. Patel MS, Reed DA, Loertscher L, McDonald FS, Arora VM. Teaching residents to provide cost-conscious care: a national survey of residency program directors. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Mar; 174(3):470-2.
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  7. Thomas KG, Halvorsen AJ, West CP, Warm EJ, Vasilias J, Reynolds EE, Frohna JG, McDonald FS. Educational Innovations Project--program participation and education publications. Am J Med. 2013 Oct; 126(10):931-6.
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  8. Post J, Reed D, Halvorsen AJ, Huddleston J, McDonald F. Teaching high-value, cost-conscious care: improving residents' knowledge and attitudes. Am J Med. 2013 Sep; 126(9):838-42.
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  9. McCoy CP, Stenerson MB, Halvorsen AJ, Homme JH, McDonald FS. Association of volume of patient encounters with residents' in-training examination performance. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Aug; 28(8):1035-41.
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  10. West CP, Halvorsen AJ, Swenson SL, McDonald FS. Burnout and distress among internal medicine program directors: results of a national survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Aug; 28(8):1056-63.
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  11. Wieland ML, Halvorsen AJ, Chaudhry R, Reed DA, McDonald FS, Thomas KG. An evaluation of internal medicine residency continuity clinic redesign to a 50/50 outpatient-inpatient model. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Aug; 28(8):1014-9.
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  12. Brummond A, Sefcik S, Halvorsen AJ, Chaudhry S, Arora V, Adams M, Lucarelli M, McDonald FS, Reed DA. Resident recruitment costs: a national survey of internal medicine program directors. Am J Med. 2013 Jul; 126(7):646-53. Epub 2013 May 17.
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  13. Eaton JE, Reed DA, Aboff BM, Call SA, Chelminski PR, Halvorsen AJ, Thanarajasingam U, Post JA, Thomas KG, Dupras DM, Beckman TJ, West CP, Wittich CM, McDonald FS. Update in internal medicine residency education: a review of the literature in 2010 and 2011. J Grad Med Educ. 2013 Jun; 5(2):203-10.
  14. Willett LL, Estrada CA, Adams M, Arora V, Call S, Chacko K, Chaudhry S, Halvorsen AJ, Hopkins R, McDonald FS. Challenges with continuity clinic and core faculty accreditation requirements. Am J Med. 2013 Jun; 126(6):550-6.
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  15. Park JY, McDonald FS. 64-year-old man with dyspnea and weight gain. Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Mar; 88(3):300-4. Epub 2013 Feb 27.
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  16. Hamadah AM, Elrashidi MY, McDonald FS. 65-year-old woman with confusion. Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Jan; 88(1):e1-5.
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  17. Oxentenko AS, Manohar CU, McCoy CP, Bighorse WK, McDonald FS, Kolars JC, Levine JA. Time spent on computer use by internal medicine residents in the inpatient setting. J Grad Med Educ. December 2012:529-32.
  18. Thackeray EW, Halvorsen AJ, Ficalora RD, Engstler GJ, McDonald FS, Oxentenko AS. The effects of gender and age on evaluation of trainees and faculty in gastroenterology. Am J Gastroenterol. 2012 Nov; 107(11):1610-4.
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  19. Reed DA, West CP, Holmboe ES, Halvorsen AJ, Lipner RS, Jacobs C, McDonald FS. Relationship of electronic medical knowledge resource use and practice characteristics with Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification Examination scores. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Aug; 27(8):917-23. Epub 2012 Feb 29.
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  20. Shea JA, Willett LL, Borman KR, Itani KM, McDonald FS, Call SA, Chaudhry S, Adams M, Chacko KM, Volpp KG, Arora VM. Anticipated consequences of the 2011 duty hours standards: views of internal medicine and surgery program directors. Acad Med. 2012 Jul; 87(7):895-903.
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  21. Adams M, Morrison TB, Call S, Halvorsen HJ, Moore J, Lucarelli M, Angus S, McDonald FS. Changes in the National Residency Matching Program Policy: Are Internal Medicine Program Directors "All-in"? JGME. June 2012; 4(2):148-53.
  22. Chaudhry SI, Khanijo S, Halvorsen AJ, McDonald FS, Patel K. Accountability and transparency in graduate medical education expenditures. Am J Med. 2012 May; 125(5):517-22.
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  23. Thanarajasingam U, McDonald FS, Halvorsen AJ, Naessens JM, Cabanela RL, Johnson MG, Daniels PR, Williams AW, Reed DA. Service census caps and unit-based admissions: resident workload, conference attendance, duty hour compliance, and patient safety. Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 Apr; 87(4):320-7.
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  24. Dupras DM, Edson RS, Halvorsen AJ, Hopkins RH Jr, McDonald FS. "Problem residents": prevalence, problems and remediation in the era of core competencies. Am J Med. 2012 Apr; 125(4):421-5.
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  25. Mueller SK, Call SA, McDonald FS, Halvorsen AJ, Schnipper JL, Hicks LS. Impact of resident workload and handoff training on patient outcomes. Am J Med. 2012 Jan; 125(1):104-10.
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  26. Keddis MT, Beckman TJ, Cullen MW, Reed DA, Halvorsen AJ, Wittich CM, West CP, McDonald FS. Senior internal medicine residents' confidence with essential topics in evidence-based medicine taught during internship. J Grad Med Educ. 2011 Dec; 3(4):490-6.
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  27. West CP, Halvorsen AJ, McDonald FS. Scholarship during residency training: a controlled comparison study. Am J Med. 2011 Oct; 124(10):983-987.e1. Epub 2011 Aug 18.
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  28. Wieland ML, Beckman TJ, Cha SS, Beebe TJ, McDonald FS, Underserved Care Curriculum Collaborative. Residents' attitudes and behaviors regarding care for underserved patients: a multi-institutional survey. J Grad Med Educ. 2011 Sep; 3(3):337-44.
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  29. Kolars JC, Halvorsen AJ, McDonald FS. Internal medicine residency directors perspectives on global health experiences. Am J Med. 2011 Sep; 124(9):881-5. Epub 2011 Jun 12.
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  30. Wittich CM, Reed DA, Drefahl MM, McDonald FS, Thomas KG, Halvorsen AJ, Beckman TJ. Residents' reflections on quality improvement: temporal stability and associations with preventability of adverse patient events. Acad Med. 2011 Jun; 86(6):737-41.
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  31. West CP, Jaeger TM, McDonald FS. Extended evaluation of a longitudinal medical school evidence-based medicine curriculum. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Jun; 26(6):611-5.
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  32. Willett LL, Arora V, Halvorsen AJ, Chacko KM, Chaudhry S, McDonald FS. Challenges with duty hour reforms: a survey of residency program directors. Am J Med. 2011 Apr; 124(4):370-8.
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  33. Cullen MW, Reed DA, Halvorsen AJ, Wittich CM, Kreuziger LM, Keddis MT, McDonald FS, Beckman TJ. Selection criteria for internal medicine residency applicants and professionalism ratings during internship. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 Mar; 86(3):197-202.
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  34. McCoy CP, Halvorsen AJ, Loftus CG, McDonald FS, Oxentenko AS. Effect of 16-hour duty periods on patient care and resident education. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 Mar; 86(3):192-6. Epub 2011 Feb 09.
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  35. Wittich CM, Reed DA, Drefahl MM, West CP, McDonald FS, Thomas KG, Halvorsen AJ, Beckman TJ. Relationship between critical reflection and quality improvement proposal scores in resident doctors. Med Educ. 2011 Feb; 45(2):149-54. Epub 2010 Dec 17.
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  36. Record J, Beasley B, McDonald FS, Wright S. Major concerns about internal medicine: insights from program directors. South Med J. 2011 Feb; 104(2):89-94.
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  37. Verdoorn BP, McDonald FS. 62-year-old woman with fever, dyspnea, pleuritic chest pain, and weight loss. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 Feb; 86(2):152-5.
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  38. Keddis MT, Cullen MW, Reed DA, Halvorsen AJ, McDonald FS, Takahashi PY, Bhagra A. Effectiveness of an ultrasound training module for internal medicine residents. BMC Med Educ. 2011; 11:75. Epub 2011 Sep 28.
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  39. Wittich CM, Reed DA, McDonald FS, Varkey P, Beckman TJ. Perspective: Transformative learning: a framework using critical reflection to link the improvement competencies in graduate medical education. Acad Med. 2010 Nov; 85(11):1790-3.
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  40. Wieland ML, Beckman TJ, Cha SS, Beebe TJ, McDonald FS, Underserved Care Curriculum Collaborative. Resident physicians' knowledge of underserved patients: a multi-institutional survey. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010 Aug; 85(8):728-33.
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  41. From AM, Al Badarin FJ, McDonald FS, Bartholmai BJ, Cha SS, Rihal CS. Iodixanol versus low-osmolar contrast media for prevention of contrast induced nephropathy: meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Aug; 3(4):351-8. Epub 2010 Jul 20.
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  42. Sawatsky AP, Rosenman DJ, Merry SP, McDonald FS. Eight years of the Mayo International Health Program: what an international elective adds to resident education. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010 Aug; 85(8):734-41.
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  43. Szostek JH, Wieland ML, Loertscher LL, Nelson DR, Wittich CM, McDonald FS, Kolars JC, Reed DA. A systems approach to morbidity and mortality conference. Am J Med. 2010 Jul; 123(7):663-8.
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  44. Grafft CA, McDonald FS, Ruud KL, Liesinger JT, Johnson MG, Naessens JM. Effect of hospital follow-up appointment on clinical event outcomes and mortality. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jun 14; 170(11):955-60.
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  45. Kapa S, Beckman TJ, Cha SS, Meyer JA, Robinet CA, Bucher DK, Hardy JM, McDonald FS. A reliable billing method for internal medicine resident clinics: financial implications for an academic medical center. J Grad Med Educ. 2010 Jun; 2(2):181-7.
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  46. Dulohery MM, McDonald FS. 68-year-old man with chronic cough and weight loss. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010 Jun; 85(6):e36-9.
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  47. Halvorsen AJ, Kolars JC, McDonald FS. Gender and future salary: disparate trends in internal medicine residents. Am J Med. 2010 May; 123(5):470-5.
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  48. Wittich CM, Beckman TJ, Drefahl MM, Mandrekar JN, Reed DA, Krajicek BJ, Haddad RM, McDonald FS, Kolars JC, Thomas KG. Validation of a method to measure resident doctors' reflections on quality improvement. Med Educ. 2010 Mar; 44(3):248-55.
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  49. Loertscher LL, Halvorsen AJ, Beasley BW, Holmboe ES, Kolars JC, McDonald FS. Pharmaceutical industry support and residency education: a survey of internal medicine program directors. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Feb 22; 170(4):356-62.
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  50. Edson RS, Beckman TJ, West CP, Aronowitz PB, Badgett RG, Feldstein DA, Henderson MC, Kolars JC, McDonald FS. A multi-institutional survey of internal medicine residents' learning habits. Med Teach. 2010; 32(9):773-5.
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  51. Beasley BW, McBride J, McDonald FS. Hospitalist involvement in internal medicine residencies. J Hosp Med. 2009 Oct; 4(8):471-5.
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  52. Reed DA, Wittich C, Drefahl M, McDonald F. A quality improvement curriculum for internal medicine residents. MedEdPORTAL. 2009 Sep 23:7733.
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  53. Singh D, McDonald FS, Beasley BW. Demographic and Work-Life Study of Chief Residents: A Survey of the Program Directors in Internal Medicine Residency Programs in the United States. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2009 Sep; 1(1):150-4.
  54. Thackeray EW, McDonald FS. 25-year-old woman with increasing abdominal girth and shortness of breath. Mayo Clin Proc. 2009 Apr; 84(4):369-72.
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  55. Hinchey KT, McDonald FS, Beasley BW. Sources of satisfaction: a second administration of the program director satisfaction survey. Am J Med. 2009 Feb; 122(2):196-201.
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  56. Cook DA, McDonald FS. E-learning: is there anything special about the "E"? Perspect Biol Med. 2008 Winter; 51(1):5-21.
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  57. From AM, Bartholmai BJ, Williams AW, Cha SS, McDonald FS. Mortality associated with nephropathy after radiographic contrast exposure. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 Oct; 83(10):1095-100.
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  58. McDonald FS, West CP, Popkave C, Kolars JC. Educational debt and reported career plans among internal medicine residents. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Sep 16; 149(6):416-20.
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  59. Geske JB, Calvin AD, McDonald FS. 37-year-old man with painful foot. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 Jul; 83(7):821-4.
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  60. West CP, McDonald FS. Evaluation of a longitudinal medical school evidence-based medicine curriculum: a pilot study. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Jul; 23(7):1057-9.
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  61. McDonald FS, Zeger SL, Kolars JC. Associations between United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and Internal Medicine In-Training Examination (IM-ITE) scores. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Jul; 23(7):1016-9.
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  62. Rosenman DJ, McDonald FS, Ebbert JO, Erwin PJ, LaBella M, Montori VM. Clinical consequences of withholding versus administering renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system antagonists in the preoperative period. J Hosp Med. 2008 Jul; 3(4):319-25.
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  63. Jarabek BR, Jama AA, Cha SS, Ruegg SR, Moynihan TJ, McDonald FS. Use of a palliative care order set to improve resident comfort with symptom management in palliative care. Palliat Med. 2008 Jun; 22(4):343-9.
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  64. From AM, Bartholmai BJ, Williams AW, McDonald FS. Iodixanol compared to iohexol for contrast procedures: a case-matched retrospective cohort study. Acta Radiol. 2008 May; 49(4):409-14.
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  65. McDonald FS, Zeger SL, Kolars JC. Associations of conference attendance with internal medicine in-training examination scores. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 Apr; 83(4):449-53.
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  66. Anastassiades CP, Anavekar NS, McDonald FS. 78-year-old man with emesis and jaundice. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 Feb; 83(2):221-4.
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  67. From AM, Bartholmai BJ, Williams AW, Cha SS, Pflueger A, McDonald FS. Sodium bicarbonate is associated with an increased incidence of contrast nephropathy: a retrospective cohort study of 7977 patients at mayo clinic. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Jan; 3(1):10-8. Epub 2007 Dec 5
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  68. Thomas KG, Thomas MR, Stroebel RJ, McDonald FS, Hanson GJ, Naessens JM, Huschka TR, Kolars JC. Use of a registry-generated audit, feedback, and patient reminder intervention in an internal medicine resident clinic--a randomized trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Dec; 22(12):1740-4. Epub 2007 Nov 01.
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  69. Leenstra JL, Beckman TJ, Reed DA, Mundell WC, Thomas KG, Krajicek BJ, Cha SS, Kolars JC, McDonald FS. Validation of a method for assessing resident physicians' quality improvement proposals. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Sep; 22(9):1330-4. Epub 2007 Jun 30.
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  70. McDonald FS, Zeger SL, Kolars JC. Factors associated with medical knowledge acquisition during internal medicine residency. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Jul; 22(7):962-8. Epub 2007 Apr 28.
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  71. Wilcox RA, McDonald FS. Gray-blue sclerae and osteopenia secondary to osteogenesis imperfecta. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007 Mar; 82(3):265.
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  72. Kisiel JB, McDonald FS. 68-year-old man with fever, back pain, and mental status changes. Mayo Clin Proc. 2005 Aug; 80(8):1069-72.
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  73. Ramakrishna G, Higano ST, McDonald FS, Schultz HJ. A curricular initiative for internal medicine residents to enhance proficiency in internal jugular central venous line placement. Mayo Clin Proc. 2005 Feb; 80(2):212-8.
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  74. Batsis JA, McDonald FS. 76-year-old man with back pain and progressive leg weakness. Mayo Clin Proc. 2005 Feb; 80(2):259-62.
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  75. Cook RJ, Young TJ, McDonald FS. 81-year-old woman with nausea, fatigue, and shortness of breath. Mayo Clin Proc. 2004 Apr; 79(4):533-6.
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  76. Kolars JC, McDonald FS, Subhiyah RG, Edson RS. Knowledge base evaluation of medicine residents on the gastroenterology service: implications for competency assessments by faculty. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2003; 1:64-8.
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  77. Aviles RJ, Wright RS, Aviles JM, McDonald F, Ballman K, Harker-Murray A, Scott C, Lauer MS, Kopecky SL, Jaffe AS. Long-term prognosis of patients with clinical unstable angina pectoris without elevation of creatine kinase but with elevation of cardiac troponin I levels. Am J Cardiol. 2002 Oct 15; 90(8):875-8.
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  78. McDonald FS, Ramakrishna G, Schultz HJ. A real-time computer model to assess resident work-hours scenarios. Acad Med. 2002 Jul; 77(7):752.
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  79. McDonald FS, Schultz HJ, LaRusso NF. A learner-centered academic career development curriculum. Acad Med. 2002 May; 77(5):463.
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  80. McDonald FS, Chute CG, Ogren PV, Wahner-Roedler D, Elkin PL. A large-scale evaluation of terminology integration characteristics. Proc AMIA Symp. 1999; 864-7.
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  81. Shafroth S, McDonald F, Benhenni M, Kessel QC, Deveney E, Swenson JK, Schultz M, Giese JP, Schone H, Dittner PF, Krause HF, Vane CR, Jones N, Bechthold U, Hendrick LD, Peterson DM. Excitation curve for Auger decay of the (1s2s2p2)3D state of C2+ formed through RTE. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. 1991; B56/57:129-31.
  82. Shafroth S, Olabanji SO, Hooper W, McDonald F, Kessel Q, Deveney E, Reaves M, Jones N, Hendrick LD, Peterson DM, et al. Excitation curves for 2S, 2P, 3D-GS Auger electrons emitted from 3.5-14 MeV C3+ + He. Presented Papers of the International Conference on Projectile Electron Auger Collisions (ICPEAC) 1991.
  83. Deveney E, Kessel QC, McDonald F, Shafroth S, Schone H, Jones NL. Electron emission from 3.0 MeV Br-Kr collisions. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. 1991; B56/57:173-5.