Dorene F. Balmer, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Physician-in-chief Suite, 9NW
Room 72
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-1489
Education:
B.S. (Nutrition)
Immaculata University , 1988.
M.A. (Nutrition Education)
Immaculata University , 1994.
Ph.D. (Health Studies/Public Health )
Temple University , 2006.
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Description of Research Expertise

Qualitative research in medical education

Selected Publications

Rosenblatt S, Balmer DF, Boyer S.: Lost in translation, found in exploration: Understanding why interpreters might alter communication. Critical Care Medicine 45: 1962-1963, Nov 2017.

Cunningham H, Taylor D, Desai U, Glickstein J, Slater J, Krishnan U, Ender K, Balmer D, Charon R.: Educational consequences of a longitudinal narrative e-portfolio. (Presented at the New York City Subway Summit, New York City) June 2017.

Turner T, Zenni E, Balmer D, Lane L.: Influences on volunteer faculty and outcomes of participation in a national educational scholars program: A qualitative study. (Poster, Presented at the Pediatric Academic Society, San Francisco) May 2017.

Rosenblatt, S, Balmer, DF, Boyer D.: "Culture of triage”: A dual perspective qualitative study of interruptions on morning rounds in a pediatric intensive care unit. (Poster, Presented at the Pediatric Academic Society, San Francisco) May 2017.

Balmer D, Darden A, Chandran L, D’Alessandro D, Gusic M. : How mentor identity evolves: Findings from a 10-year follow-up study of a national professional development program. (Presented at the Pediatric Academic Society, San Francisco) May 2017.

Orenstein M, Dalembert G, Hames N, Tenney-Soeiro R, Balmer DF, Zaoutis L.: Back to Osler’s sea: A pilot program to return pediatric learners to the bedside. (Presented at the Pediatric Academic Society, San Francisco) May 2017.

Balmer D, Mejia E, Williams M, Dalembert G, Salmon E, Tenney-Soeiro R, Rezet B. : Limited change in contextual conditions that impact feedback: A 10-year qualitative follow-up study on a general pediatric service. (Poster, Presented at the Pediatric Academic Society, San Francisco) May 2017.

Gowda D, Khedagi A, Curran T, Mangold M, Desai U, Jiwani F, Balmer D. : Narrative Medicine intervention to improve interprofessional practice in three primary care clinics. (Poster, Presented at Society for General Internal Medicine, Washington DC) April 2017.

O’Brien BC, Balmer DF, Maggio LA. : Finding our way through shades of gray: 6 virtues to guide researchers in planning, conducting, and writing up research. Journal of Graduate Medical Education 9: 555-559, 2017.

Balmer DF, Richards BR.: Longitudinal qualitative research. Perspectives on Medical Education 2017 Notes: doi.org/10.1007/s40037-017-0374-9.

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Last updated: 11/15/2017
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