Jorie Colbert-Getz, PhD


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Internal Medicine - Associate Professor (Lecturer)
  • Divisions: General Internal Medicine

Academic Office Information

  • 801-213-3504
  • University Hospital
    50 N Medical Dr, Room: AC101C
    Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Education History

Type School Degree
Doctoral Training University of Utah
Educational Psychology
Graduate Training Illinois State University
Undergraduate Illinois State University

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Colbert-Getz JM, Lappe K, Northrup M, Roussel D (2019). To What Degree Are the 13 Entrustable Professional Activities Already Incorporated Into Physicians' Performance Schemas for Medical Students? Teach Learn Med, 31(4), 361-369.
  2. Roussel D, Anderson K, Glasgow T, Colbert-Getz JM (2019). Evaluation of a Preclerkship Learning Community Model for Delivering Clinical Skills Curriculum. J Med Educ Curric Dev, 6, 2382120519855061.
  3. Raaum SE, Lappe K, Colbert-Getz JM, Milne CK (2020). Milestone Implementation's Impact on Narrative Comments and Perception of Feedback for Internal Medicine Residents: a Mixed Methods Study. J Gen Intern Med, 34(6), 929-935.
  4. Shochet R, Fleming A, Wagner J, Colbert-Getz J, Bhutiani M, Moynahan K, Keeley M (2019). Defining Learning Communities in Undergraduate Medical Education: A National Study. J Med Educ Curric Dev, 6, 2382120519827911.
  5. Gliatto P, Colbert-Getz JM, Bhutiani M, Cutrer WB, Edwards S, Fleming A, Keeley M, Osterberg L, Pilla MA, Moynahan K (2019). Too Many Hats? Conflicts of Interest in Learning Community Faculty Roles. J Med Educ Curric Dev, 6, 2382120519827890.
  6. Tackett S, Wright S, Colbert-Getz J, Shochet R (2018). Associations between learning community engagement and burnout, quality of life, and empathy among medical students. Int J Med Educ, 9, 316-322.
  7. Ryan MS, Bishop S, Browning J, Anand RJ, Waterhouse E, Rigby F, Al-Mateen CS, Lee C, Bradner M, Colbert-Getz JM (2017). Are Scores From NBME Subject Examinations Valid Measures of Knowledge Acquired During Clinical Clerkships? Acad Med, 92(6), 847-852.
  8. Colbert-Getz JM, Ryan M, Hennessey E, Lindeman B, Pitts B, Rutherford KA, Schwengel D, Sozio SM, George J, Jung J (2017). Measuring Assessment Quality With an Assessment Utility Rubric for Medical Education. MedEdPORTAL, 13, 10588.
  9. Morton DA, Colbert-Getz JM (2016). Measuring the impact of the flipped anatomy classroom: The importance of categorizing an assessment by Bloom's taxonomy. Anat Sci Educ, 10(2), 170-175.
  10. Lindsley JE, Morton DA, Pippitt K, Lamb S, Colbert-Getz JM (2016). The Two-Stage Examination: A Method to Assess Individual Competence and Collaborative Problem Solving in Medical Students. Acad Med, 91(10), 1384-1387.
  11. Colbert-Getz JM, Baumann S, Shaffer K, Lamb S, Lindsley JE, Rainey R, Randall K, Roussel D, Stevenson A, Cianciolo AT, Maines T, OBrien B, Westerman M (2016). What's in a Transition? An Integrative Perspective on Transitions in Medical Education. Teach Learn Med, 28(4), 347-352.
  12. Colbert-Getz JM, Baumann S (2016). Changing medical students' perception of the evaluation culture: Is it possible? J Educ Eval Health Prof, 13, 8.
  13. Liu R, Carrese J, Colbert-Getz JM, Geller G, Shochet RB (2015). Am I cut out for this? Understanding the experience of doubt among first year medical students. Med Teach, 37, 1083-9.
  14. Colbert-Getz JM, Pippitt K, Chan B (2015). Developing a situational judgment test blueprint for assessing the non-cognitive skills of applicants to the University of Utah School of Medicine, the United States. J Educ Eval Health Prof, 12, 51.
  15. Raaum SE, Arbelaez C, Vallejo CE, Patino AM, Colbert-Getz JM, Milne CK (2015). Emergency medicine and internal medicine trainees' smartphone use in clinical settings in the United States. J Educ Eval Health Prof, 12, 48.
  16. Ryan MS, Levine LJ, Colbert-Getz JM, Spector ND, Fromme HB (2015). Advising Medical Students for the Match: A National Survey of Pediatrics Clerkship Directors. Acad Pediatr, 15(4), 374-9.
  17. Shochet RB, Colbert-Getz JM, Wright SM (2015). The Johns Hopkins learning environment scale: measuring medical students' perceptions of the processes supporting professional formation. Acad Med, 90(6), 810-8.
  18. Liu R, Carrese J, Colbert-Getz J, Geller G, Shochet R (2014). "Am I cut out for this?" Understanding the experience of doubt among first-year medical students. Med Teach, 37(12), 1083-9.
  19. Colbert-Getz JM, Kim S, Goode VH, Shochet RB, Wright SM (2014). Assessing medical students' and residents' perceptions of the learning environment: exploring validity evidence for the interpretation of scores from existing tools. Acad Med, 89(12), 1687-93.
  20. Goldstein SD, Lindeman B, Colbert-Getz J, Arbella T, Dudas R, Lidor A, Sacks B (2014). Faculty and resident evaluations of medical students on a surgery clerkship correlate poorly with standardized exam scores. Am J Surg, 207(2), 231-5.
  21. Dudas RA, Colbert-Getz JM, Balighian E, Cooke D, Golden WC, Khan S, Stewart R, Barone M (2014). Evaluation of a simulation-based pediatric clinical skills curriculum for medical students. Simul Healthc, 9(1), 21-32.
  22. Shochet RB, Colbert-Getz JM, Levine RB, Wright SM (2013). Gauging events that influence students' perceptions of the medical school learning environment: findings from one institution. Acad Med, 88(2), 246-52.
  23. Colbert-Getz JM, Fleishman C, Jung J, Shilkofski N (2013). How do gender and anxiety affect students' self-assessment and actual performance on a high-stakes clinical skills examination? Acad Med, 88(1), 44-8.
  24. Aboumatar HJ, Thompson D, Wu A, Dawson P, Colbert J, Marsteller J, Kent P, Lubomski LH, Paine L, Pronovost P (2012). Development and evaluation of a 3-day patient safety curriculum to advance knowledge, self-efficacy and system thinking among medical students. BMJ Qual Saf, 21(5), 416-22.
  25. Dudas RA, Colbert JM, Goldstein S, Barone MA (2012). Validity of faculty and resident global assessment of medical students' clinical knowledge during their pediatrics clerkship. Acad Pediatr, 12(2), 138-41.


  1. Ryan MS, Colbert-Getz JM (2017). In Reply to Jayakumar. [Letter to the editor]. Acad Med, 92(10), 1364.