Mary R. Robeson,

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1015 Walnut Street
Suite 319, Curtis Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-9390
(215) 923-6939 fax

University Appointment

Managing Director
Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care

Research and Clinical Interests

Major responsibilities include the database design and maintenance for the Longitudinal Study of Jefferson Health System Residents and the Pennsylvania Tracking System for students and graduates of Pennsylvania medical schools. Further responsibilities in various projects funded by the American Board of Family Practice and the Health Resources and Services Administration. Responsibilities on these projects include data analysis pertaining to research grants, papers and presentations using SAS, Access, Excel, Visual Basic, and various other software packages. Provide support for projects such as the maintenance of the Longitudinal Study of Jefferson Medical College graduates and collecting and controlling data for the evaluation of the third-year clinical clerkships. Provide consultation to staff in scheduling, scanning, and scoring examinations for the Medical College and Thomas Jefferson University and maintenance and retrieval from examination question databases (in Access) for several departments at Jefferson Medical College.

Mary R. Robeson is Instructor in the Depart­ment of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Jef­ferson. Her primary responsibilities are with the collaborative projects study­ing the quality and cost of care in the Italian health care system and in the develop­ment of a longitudinal, population-based, health care utili­zation database including the four mil­lion resi­dents of the Emilia-Romagna Region of Italy.  She is also involved in stu­dent assessment and evaluation of the medical education programs. Ms. Robeson also has a major role in the data analysis and scoring of the OSCEs at the Clini­cal Skills Center and is responsible for collect­ing systematic data to monitor the core clinical clerkships at the University and other affiliated hospitals. In addition to these respon­sibilities, she acts as a consultant for the evalua­tion ser­vices for the Medical College and the College of Health Professions. Her background is in psy­chology and sociology, statistics, test­ing, and measurement. Ms. Robeson holds a master’s degree in educational measurement from the University of Pennsylvania.