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Mike Tweed, Department of Medicine

Mike-Tweed---Senior-Lecturer dept of medicineMBChB MMedSci FRACP FRCP

Senior Lecturer

Contact details

Department of Medicine
University of Otago Wellington
PO Box 7343
Wellington 6242
New Zealand

Tel +64 4 918 5456
Email mike.tweed@otago.ac.nz

Role

  • Convener for the Trainee Intern Medicine Module, University of Otago Wellington
  • Convener of MBChB Assessment
    Programme including retained knowledge (progess) test and Year 5 MCQ examination, Otago Medical School

Main academic interest

  • Medical Education specifically assessment including development of MCQ format

Main clinical interest

  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Clinical Leadership

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Publications

Tweed, M., Desrosiers, J., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2021). Randomised controlled trial of students access to resources in an examination. Medical Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/medu.14534

Rudland, J. R., Jaye, C., Tweed, M., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2021). Relationships among perceived learning, challenge and affect in a clinical context. BMC Medical Education, 21(1), 169. doi: 10.1186/s12909-021-02574-2

Rudland, J., Tweed, M., Jaye, C., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2020). Medical student learner neglect in the clinical learning environment: Applying Glaser's theoretical model. Medical Education, 55(4), 471-477. doi: 10.1111/medu.14424

Tweed, M., & Wilkinson, T. (2020). Medical schools assessment policies and practices related to accommodating student's long term conditions. Proceedings of the Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) Conference. (pp. 215). Retrieved from https://anzahpe.org

Curtis, L., Tweed, M., Wilkinson, T., & Newton, L. (2020). From CLEAR vision to CLEAR reality?: Exploring the implementation fidelity and outcomes of major changes to a high-stakes examination. Proceedings of the Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) Conference. (pp. 162). Retrieved from https://anzahpe.org

Rudland, J. R., Jaye, C., Tweed, M., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2021). Relationships among perceived learning, challenge and affect in a clinical context. BMC Medical Education, 21(1), 169. doi: 10.1186/s12909-021-02574-2

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M., Desrosiers, J., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2021). Randomised controlled trial of students access to resources in an examination. Medical Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/medu.14534

Journal - Research Article

Ali, A., Anakin, M., Tweed, M. J., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2020). Towards a definition of distinction in professionalism. Teaching & Learning in Medicine, 32(2), 126-138. doi: 10.1080/10401334.2019.1705826

Journal - Research Article

Rudland, J., Tweed, M., Jaye, C., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2020). Medical student learner neglect in the clinical learning environment: Applying Glaser's theoretical model. Medical Education, 55(4), 471-477. doi: 10.1111/medu.14424

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M., Purdie, G., & Wilkinson, T. (2020). Defining and tracking medical student self-monitoring using multiple-choice question item certainty. BMC Medical Education, 20, 344. doi: 10.1186/s12909-020-02250-x

Journal - Research Article

Rudland, J. R., Golding, C., Jaye, C., Tweed, M., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2019). Student belief about the value of challenge. Clinical Teacher, 16(4), 390-394. doi: 10.1111/tct.13081

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M., Purdie, G., & Lacey, C. (2019). Considering evidence for ethnicity bias using assessment case scenarios and medical student correctness and certainty. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1491), 71-77. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Rudland, J. R., Lacey, C., Kenrick, K., & Tweed, M. (2017). How do we know that we are assessing the "right things"? Focus on Health Professional Education, 18(1), 80-87. doi: 10.11157/fohpe.v18i1.209

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M. J., Stein, S., Wilkinson, T. J., Purdie, G., & Smith, J. (2017). Certainty and safe consequence responses provide additional information from multiple choice question assessments. BMC Medical Education, 17, 106. doi: 10.1186/s12909-017-0942-z

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M., Purdie, G., & Wilkinson, T. (2017). Low performing students have insightfulness when they reflect-in-action. Medical Education, 51(3), 316-323. doi: 10.1111/medu.13206

Journal - Research Article

Quirke, S., Tweed, M., & Menza, R. (2013). Is profession a source of score variance when using interprofessional examiners? Focus on Health Professional Education, 14(3), 22-30.

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M. J., Thompson-Fawcett, M., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2013). Decision-making bias in assessment: The effect of aggregating objective information and anecdote. Medical Teacher, 35(10), 832-837. doi: 10.3109/0142159x.2013.803062

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M., Thompson-Fawcett, M., Schwartz, P., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2013). Determining measures of insight and foresight from responses to multiple choice questions. Medical Teacher, 35(2), 127-133. doi: 10.3109/0142159x.2012.733834

Journal - Research Article

Gallagher, P., Tweed, M., Hanna, S., Winter, H., & Hoare, K. (2012). Developing the one-minute preceptor. Clinical Teacher, 9(6), 358-362. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-498X.2012.00596.x

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M. J., Thompson-Fawcett, M., Schwartz, P., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2012). A confidence and safety approach to multiple-choice question scoring. Focus on Health Professional Education, 13(3), 84-92.

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M., & Burgess, C. (2012). Prescribing by junior doctors: Confidence, knowledge and safety. Focus on Health Professional Education, 13(3), 32-43.

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M., & Wilkinson, T. (2012). Diagnostic testing and educational assessment. Clinical Teacher, 9(5), 299-303. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-498X.2012.00567.x

Journal - Research Article

Aldington, S., Shirtcliffe, P., Nowitz, M., Kingzett-Taylor, A., Tweed, M., Weatherall, M., … Beasley, R. (2011). Incidental findings from lung CT scans: Implications for research. Journal of Medical Imaging & Radiation Oncology, 55(1), 20-25. doi: 10.1111/j.1754-9485.2010.02224.x

Journal - Research Article

Wilkinson, T. J., Tweed, M. J., Egan, T. G., Ali, A. N., McKenzie, J. M., Moore, M., & Rudland, J. R. (2011). Joining the dots: Conditional pass and programmatic assessment enhances recognition of problems with professionalism and factors hampering student progress. BMC Medical Education, 11, 29. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-11-29

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M., & Ingham, C. (2010). Observed consultation: Confidence and accuracy of assessors. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 15, 31-43. doi: 10.1007/s10459-009-9163-5

Journal - Research Article

Wilkinson, T. J., Weller, J. M., McKimm, J., O'Connor, B. J., Pinnock, R. E., Poole, P. J., … Tweed, M. J., & Wearn, A. M. (2010). Programmatic research in New Zealand medical education: A national collaboration. New Zealand Medical Journal, 123(1318). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/123-1318/4210/content.pdf

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M., & Ingham, C. (2009). How do assessors make decisions on marking and standard setting for observed consultations? Focus on Health Professional Education, 10(3), 39-50.

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M., & Wilkinson, T. (2009). A randomized controlled trial comparing instructions regarding unsafe response options in a MCQ examination. Medical Teacher, 31(1), 51-54. doi: 10.1080/01421590802146018

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, C., & Tweed, M. (2008). Intensive care nurses' knowledge of pressure ulcers: Development of an assessment tool and effect of an educational programme. American Journal of Critical Care, 17(4), 338-346.

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M. (2008). Station score aggregation and pass/fail decisions for an OSCE: A problem, a solution and implementation. Focus on Health Professional Education, 10(1), 43-49.

Journal - Research Article

Stanley, A. G., Khan, K. M., Hussain, W., & Tweed, M. (2006). Disorganized junior doctors fail the MRCP (UK). Medical Teacher, 28(1), e40-e42. doi: 10.1080/01421590600568421

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M., & Devadas, R. (2006). Factors to consider when assessing progress in observed consultation. Focus on Health Professional Education, 8(1), 64-75.

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M. (2004). Validation of healthcare undergraduate regulatory assessment should include perceptions of stakeholders. Focus on Health Professional Education, 6(1), 1-7.

Journal - Research Article

Perkins, G. D., Benny, R., Giles, S., Gao, F., & Tweed, M. (2003). Do different mattresses affect the quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation? Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, 29, 2330-2335.

Journal - Research Article

Perkins, G. D., Hulme, D. J., & Tweed, M. J. (2001). Variability in the assessment of advanced life support skills. Resuscitation, 50, 281-286.

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M. J., & Cookson, J. B. (2001). The face validity of a final professional clinical examination. Medical Education, 35, 465-473.

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M., Tweed, C., & Perkins, G. D. (2001). The effect of differing support surfaces on the efficacy of chest compressions using a resuscitation making model. Resuscitation, 51, 179-183.

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M. J., Muller, S., & Morgan, M. D. (2000). Interstitial lung disease with mediastinal lymphadenopathy and non-necrotising granulomata on a lung biopsy is not always sarcoid. European Respiratory Journal, 16(Suppl. 31), 390s.

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M. J., & Roland, J. M. (1998). Lesson of the week: Haemochromatosis as an endocrine cause of subfertility. British Medical Journal, 316, 915-916.

Journal - Research Article

Tweed, M. (2019). Adding to the debate on the numbers of options for MCQs: The case for not being limited to MCQs with three, four or five options. BMC Medical Education, 19, 354. doi: 10.1186/s12909-019-1801-x

Journal - Research Other

Tweed, M., & Wilkinson, T. (2019). Student progress decision-making in programmatic assessment: Can we extrapolate from clinical decision-making and jury decision-making? BMC Medical Education, 19(1), 176. doi: 10.1186/s12909-019-1583-1

Journal - Research Other

Tweed, M. (2018). The interaction of correctness of and certainty in MCQ responses. Medical Teacher, 40(5), 535. doi: 10.1080/0142159x.2017.1396309

Journal - Research Other

Wilkinson, T. J., & Tweed, M. J. (2018). Deconstructing programmatic assessment. Advances in Medical Education & Practice, 9, 191-197. doi: 10.2147/amep.S144449

Journal - Research Other

Bagg, W., Dare, A. J., O'Connor, B. J., Reid, J. J., Rudland, J., Tweed, M. J., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2010). Setting up new learning environments in regional and rural areas [Special Series]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 123(1312). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/123-1312/4061/content.pdf

Journal - Research Other

Tweed, M. (2010). Passing assessment should not just be jumping hurdles. Focus on Health Professional Education, 11(3), 85-89.

Journal - Research Other

Tweed, M. J., Bagg, W., Child, S., Wilkinson, T. J., & Weller, J. M. (2010). How the trainee intern (TI) year can ease the transition from undergraduate education to postgraduate practice [Special Series]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 123(1318). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/123-1318/4220/content.pdf

Journal - Research Other

Grimwood, K., Kidd, T. J., & Tweed, M. (2009). Successful treatment of cepacia syndrome [Letter to the editor]. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 8(4), 291-293. doi: 10.1016/j.jcf.2009.04.002

Journal - Research Other

Tweed, M., & Wilkinson, T. (2009). The seven deadly sins of assessment. Clinical Teacher, 6(3), 164-166. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-498X.2009.00293.x

Journal - Research Other

Tweed, M. (2006). Negative marking can be justified in marking schemes for healthcare professional examinations [Letter to the editor]. Medical Teacher, 28(6), 579-580. doi: 10.1080/01421590600625700

Journal - Research Other

Tweed, M. (2004). CPR and pressure care [Letter to the editor]. Journal of Wound Care, 13(9), 392.

Journal - Research Other

Tweed, M. J., Turner, A., & Perkins, G. D. (2002). Recording of respiratory rate. Respiratory Medicine, 96, 1045.

Journal - Research Other

Tweed, M. J. (2001). Ventilator associated pneumonia and rotational therapy. European Respiratory Journal, 18, 1079.

Journal - Research Other

Tweed, M. J., & Murphy, A. G. (2000). An audit of heparin treatment. Hospital Pharmacist, 7, 193-195.

Journal - Research Other

Tweed, M., & Perkins, G. (2000). Actions that are cheating? [Letter]. British Medical Journal. Retrieved from http://www.bmj.com/rapid-response/2011/10/28/actions-are-cheating

Journal - Research Other

Tweed, M., & Wilkinson, T. (2010). Should there be borderline candidates or should there be a zone of uncertainty around assessment decisions? [Letter to the editor]. Medical Teacher, 32(10), 869. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2010.524520

Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

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