J. Jon Veloski,
Suite 319, Curtis Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 923-6939 fax
Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications
- Can Empathy, Other Personality Attributes, and Level of Positive Social Influence in Medical School Identify Potential Leaders in Medicine?
- Standardized Patient Assessment of Medical Student Empathy: Ethnicity and Gender Effects in a Multi-Institutional Study
- Evaluation of the validity of medical students' self-assessments of proficiency in clinical simulations
- Equivalence of students' scores on timed and untimed anatomy practical examinations
- Physician lifelong learning: Conceptualization, measurement, and correlates in full-time clinicians, academic clinicians, and medical students
MS, Measurement, Evaluation and Techniques of Research, University of Pennsylvania - 1976
BS, Drexel University - 1970
Center for Research in Medical Educaton and Health Care
Research and Clinical Interests
As Director of Medical Education Research, Mr. Veloski's primary responsibilities are in student assessment involving clinical simulations, cognitive testing/examinations, simulated patients and clinical performance ratings.
He works closely with the Vice Dean for Undergraduate Education to provide technical support for evaluation of the MD curriculum, the Associate Dean for Affiliations to evaluate clinical sites and the Office of Student Affairs to provide information for student counseling.
He serves as Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and is a member of the College's Committee on Curriculum.
Recent published studies investigated the validity of students' self-assessments of proficiency in clinical simulations; the effect of ethnicity on simulated patients' assessments of student empathy; the comorbidity of pregnancy complications and celiac disease, the role of empathy, personality, and level of social influence influence on leadership in medicine.
He is currently studying the validity of clinical simulation-based assessments in collaboration with the National Board of Medical Examiners and the Mayo Medical School. Other work involves social networks among medical students in collaboration with investigators at the University of Delaware, University of Minnesota and the Association of American Medical Colleges.