About the SIMPL Collaborative

Translating Education Science into Evidence-Based Practice

The future of medical education is using assessment data to improve how we train the next generation of providers. Unfortunately, collecting, storing, and analyzing these data are challenging for individual programs. In the past 10 years, thousands of faculty and trainees have used the SIMPL assessment toolkit to improve assessment and feedback. At the same time, the SIMPLcollaborative network has used data from that assessment infrastructure to advance the science of medical education. Organized as a 501(c) 3 non-profit, the SIMPL collaborative now encompasses over 180 programs in 19 different specialties in 5 countries, all of whom share a common vision to support continuous improvement in the medical education system.

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Recent Publications

Surgical Trainee Performance and Alignment With Surgical Program Director Expectations

Abbott, Kenneth L. MS; Krumm, Andrew E. PhD; Kelley, Jesse MD; Kendrick, Daniel E. MD; Clark, Michael PhD; Chen, Xilin MPH; Gupta, Tanvi MEng; Jones, Andrew T. PhD; Moreno, Beatriz Ibáñez PhD; Kwakye, Gifty MD; Bibler Zaidi, Nikki L. PhD; Swanson, David B. PhD; Bell, Richard H. MD; George, Brian C. MD on behalf of the Society for Improving Medical Professional Learning

SIMPLifying Urology Residency Operative Assessments: A Pilot Study in Urology Training

Robert S WangStephanie Daignault-NewtonSapan N AmbaniKhaled Hafez,Brian C GeorgeKate H Kraft

Using Natural Language Processing to Automatically Assess Feedback Quality- Findings From Three Surgical Residencies

Ötleş, Erkin MSE; Kendrick, Dan MD; Solano, Quintin P.; Schuller, Mary MSEd; Ahle, Samantha L. MD, MHS; Eskender, Mickyas H. MD; Carnes, Emily; George, Brian C. MD, MAEd

A Proposed Blueprint for Operative Performance Training, Assessment, and Certification

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