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Below are references to journal articles about admissions testing and HPAT – Ireland.

Cerutti, B., Bernheim, L., & van, G. (2013). The predictive validity of the aptitude test for the performance of students starting a medical curriculum. Swiss Medical Weekly. doi:10.4414/smw.2013.13872

Dennehy, T., Kelly, M., & O’Flynn, S. (2013). General practitioners’ perspectives on revised entry and selection methods to medicine and the HPAT. Med Teach, 106(4), 113-115.

Edwards, D., Friedman, T., & Coates, H. (2012). A survey of international practice in university admissions testing. Higher Education Management And Policy. doi:10.1787/hemp-24-5k9bdck3bkr8

Halpenny, D., Cadoo, K., Halpenny, M., Burke, J., & Torreggiani, W.C. (2010). The health professions admission test (HPAT) score and leaving certificate results can independently predict academic performance in medical school: Do we need both tests? Irish Medical Journal, 103(10). 1-3.

Hill, A.D.K., Quinn, A. (2010). Author’s response – HPAT. Irish Medical Journal, 103(8).

Kelly, M., Dowell, J., Husbands, A., Newell, J., O’Flynn, S., & Kropmans, T. et al. (2014). The fairness, predictive validity and acceptability of multiple mini interview in an internationally diverse student population- a mixed methods study. BMC Med Educ, 14(1). doi:10.1186/s12909-014-0267-0

Kelly, M., Gallagher, N., Dunne, F., & Murphy, A. (2014). Views of doctors of varying disciplines on HPAT-Ireland as a selection tool for medicine. Med Teach, 36(9), 775-782. doi:10.3109/0142159x.2014.909012

Kelly, M., Regan, D., Dunne, F., Henn, P., Newell, J., & O’Flynn, S. (2013). To what extent does the Health Professions Admission Test-Ireland predict performance in early undergraduate tests of communication and clinical skills? - An observational cohort study. BMC Med Educ, 13(1), 68. doi:10.1186/1472-6920-13-68

Maher, B., Hynes, H., Sweeney, C., Khashan, A., O’Rourke, M., & Doran, K. et al. (2013). Medical School Attrition-Beyond the Statistics A Ten Year Retrospective Study. BMC Med Educ, 13(1), 13. doi:10.1186/1472-6920-13-13

O’Flynn, S., Fitzgerald, T., & Mills, A. (2013). Entry to medical school – the gender question. What has happened? Irish Medical Journal, 106(8), 230-2.

O’Flynn, S., Fitzgerald, T., & Mills, A. (2013). Modelling the impact of old and new mechanisms of entry and selection to medical school in Ireland: who gets in? Irish Journal Of Medical Science, 182(3), 421-427. doi:10.1007/s11845-013-0904-3

Powis, D. (2015). Selecting medical students: An unresolved challenge*. Med Teach, 37(3), 252-260. doi:10.3109/0142159x.2014.993600

Quinn, A., Corrigan, M.A., Hill, A.D.K., Broderick, J., & McEntee, G. (2010). A comparison of performances of consultant surgeons, NCHDs and medical students in a modified HPAT examination. Irish Medical Journal, I03(6).

Stevens, L., Kelly, M.E., Hennessy, M., Dunne, F. & O’Flynn, S. (2014). Medical students’ views on selection tools for medical school – a mixed methods study. Irish Medical Journal, 107(8), 229-31.

Thakore, H. (2009). Medical education in Ireland. Medical Teacher, 31(8), 696-700.

Tormey, W. (2014). Education, learning and assessment: current trends and best practice for medical educators. Irish Journal Of Medical Science (1971 -), 184(1), 1-12. doi:10.1007/s11845-014-1069-4

Winegarden, B., Glaser, D., Schwartz, A., & Kelly, C. (2012). MCAT Verbal Reasoning score: less predictive of medical school performance for English language learners. Medical Education, 46(9), 878-886. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2012.04315.x

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