Office of Medical Education
Research and Development
College of Human Medicine

Office of Medical Education
Research and Development
College of Human Medicine

Biographical Information and Recent Accomplishments

Brian MavisBrian Mavis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
OMERAD Director
East Fee Hall
965 Fee Road Rm A202
East Lansing, MI 48824-1316

Phone: 517-353-2037 x222
E-Mail: mavis@msu.edu
FAX: 517-353-3146


 

A. Education

B.Sc. Psychology: Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. 1980

M.A. Psychology: Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. 1981

Ph.D. Community Psychology: Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. 1988

B. Expertise and Research Interests

Program evaluation
Performance assessment
Survey design
Medical education

C. Recent Funding

Evaluation of the Autism Education Center, Grand Valley State University. Oct. 2001 - Dec. 2005: $159,421

Developing the Veterinary Skills Clinical Assessment, National Baord of Veterminary Medical Examiners. Jul 2004 - Dec 2005: $77, 280

School-Based Health Centers: A Demonstration Project in Community-Based Collaboration, Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Michigan. Oct. 2004 - Sept. 2005: $72,310

D. Recent Publications and Presentations

Mavis, B. & Katz, M. Evaluation of a program supporting scholarly productivity for new investigators. Academic Medicine. 2003; 78(7): 757-765.

Schnuth, R., Vasilenko, P., Mavis, B. & Marshall, J. What influences medical students to pursue careers in obstetrics and gynecology? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2003; 189(3): 639-643.

Lovell, K., Turner, J., Wagner, D. & Mavis, B. Neurological exam performance and interpretation by year 2 students: student confidence and faculty-rated evaluation. Presented at the annual meeting of Research in Medical Education, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC, November 2003.

Mavis, B., Bragg, D., Mejia-Abreu, H. & Shafer, C. Implementing non-cognitive variables in admissions: Lessons learned and cautionary tales. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Educational Affairs, Washington, DC, November 2003.

Mavis, B., Keefe, C., Reznich, C., Zoeller, E., Mullan, P., Henry, R., Anderson, W. & Sleight, D. A summer research training program for medical students in health care disparity and cultural diversity. Presented at the annual meeting of the Central Group on Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges, Omaha, NE, March 18, 2004.

Mavis, B. & Henry, R. Being uninformed on informed consent: A pilot survey of medical education faculty. Presented at the annual meeting of the Central Group on Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges, Omaha, NE, March 18, 2004.

Mavis, B., Martin, J., Birbeck, G. & Lovell, K. Predicting academic success and academic difficulty: The role of personal and family characteristics. Presented at the annual meeting of the Central Group on Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges, Omaha, NE, March 18, 2004.

Pieper, D., Brocato, J., Mavis, B., Roth, L., Lerner, S. & Coggan, P. Faculty development self-assessment survey in a large medical school and associated community hospital medical education consortium. Presented at the Continuing Medical Education Congress 2004, Toronto Ontario, May15-18, 2004.

Mavis, B., Gordon, B. & Gruppen, L. Institutional review boards (IRB) and medical education. Presented at the annual meeting of the Central Group on Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges, Omaha Nebraska, March 19, 2004.

Mavis, B. Fundamentals of evaluation in medical education. Session one of the series: Evaluation of student learning: A continuum. International Association of Medical Science Educators. Webcast audio seminar series: April 6, 2004.

Ogle, K., Mavis, B. & Wyatt, G. Physicians and hospice care: Attitude, knowledge and referrals. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2002; 5: 85-92

Mavis, B., Ogle, K., Lovell, K. & Madden, L. Medical students as standardized patients to assess interviewing skills for pain evaluation. Medical Education. 2002; 36: 135-140

Mavis, B. & Henry, R. Between a rock and a hard place: Finding a place for the OSCE in medical education. Medical Education. 2002; 36(5): 408-409

Henry, R. & Mavis, B. A strategy for developing educational evaluations for learner, course and institutional goals. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 2002; 29(3): 147-152

Ogle, K., Mavis, B. & Wang, T. Hospice and primary care physicians: Attitudes, knowledge and barriers. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care. 2003; 20(1): 41-51

Mavis, B. & Katz, M. Evaluation of a program supporting scholarly productivity for new investigators. Academic Medicine. 2003; 78(7): 757-765

Schnuth, R., Vasilenko, P., Mavis, B. & Marshall, J. What influences medical students to pursue careers in obstetrics and gynecology? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2003; 189(3): 639-643

Mavis, B. Graduate follow-up surveys are a good idea. American College of Surgeons: Residency Assist Page. June 30, 2004. http://www.facs.org/education/rap/mavis.html

Brocato, J. & Mavis, B. The research productivity of faculty in family medicine departments at U.S. medical schools: A national study. Academic Medicine. 2005; 80(3): 244-252

Henry, R. and Mavis, B. Program Evaluation-Tools for Getting Started. Presented at the RCR Summit: Responsible Conduct of Research Education Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, June 29, 2004

Mavis, B. Fundamentals of evaluation in medical education. Session one of the series: Evaluation of student learning: A continuum. International Association of Medical Science Educators. Webcast audio seminar series: April 6, 2004

E. Honors and Awards

College of Human Medicine Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award, April 27, 2000

F. Service to Professional Organizations

Member, Association of American Medical Colleges Research in Medical Education (RIME) Program Committee: 2003-present
Member, National Board of Medical Examiners Medical School Advisory Committee: 2003-present
Member at Large, Association of American Medical Colleges Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) Executive Committee: 1999-2002; Annual Spring Conference Program Chair: 2001-2002

G. Memberships

Association of American Medical Colleges: Group on Educational Affairs
Association of American Medical Colleges: Research in Medical Education

H. Professional Consultations

Michigan State University Geriatric Education Center of Michigan, March 2004 - 2005
Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, September 2001 - present
Henry Ford Health Systems, October 2002 - present
Michigan State University College of Nursing, September 2002 - June 2004
Michigan Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, August 2002 - December 2002