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J. Jon Veloski,

Contact Mr. Veloski

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

(215) 955-7901
(215) 923-6939 fax

Medical School

MS, Measurement, Evaluation and Techniques of Research, University of Pennsylvania - 1976
BS, Drexel University - 1970

University Appointment

Managing Director
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 College. 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.