Research & Publications
Dr Weiss's research interest is in the area of health professions education. Her projects are conducted locally and nationally and include curriculum development, assessment of learners and access to educational resources in fellowship programs.
Extensive Research Description
Dr. Weiss research interest is in health professions education. She is currently examining the effect of a curriculum in mental and behavioral health in chronic diseases on knowledge, skills and attitudes of pediatric fellows as well as the effectiveness of a novel tool in improving faculty feedback to residents. She is working with a group of pediatric educators at the national level on a number of studies, including 1) burnout in pediatric fellowship programs, 2) validity of entrustable professional activities as an assessment tool in pediatric fellowships and in determining readiness for independent practice, and 3) factors impacting scholarship in fellowship programs.
Child; Curriculum; Education; Education, Medical, Graduate; Education, Professional; Educational Measurement; Respiratory Physiological Phenomena; Teaching
- Exercise-induced Bronchoconstriction in Children and AdolescentsWeiss, P. Exercise-induced Bronchoconstriction in Children and Adolescents. J. Asthma Allergy Educators 2011; 2(5): 246-252.
- Pulmonary PhysiologyWeiss, P. ”Pulmonary Physiology” In: Light M, ed. Pediatr Pulmonol. Elk Grove Village: American Academy of Pediatrics; 2011:15-43.
- Exercise-induced Lung Disease: Too Much of a Good Thing?Weiss, P. and Rundell,K. Exercise-induced Lung Disease: Too Much of a Good Thing?. Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology 2011;24(3):149-157.
- Lack of Identification of Asthmatic Players in a Youth Soccer LeagueWeiss, P., Bazzy-Asaad, A., and Tolomeo, C. Lack of Identification of Asthmatic Players in a Youth Soccer League. J. Asthma Allergy Educators. 1(3) 2010.