Table 1.

PCE Scores, Pre- and Postcurricular Revision

Prerevision ScorePostrevision ScoreP Value
Total score53.7%  ± 10.1%67.7%  ± 8.4%<.001
Common pediatric illnesses46.1%  ± 17.3%57.0%  ± 16.5%<.005
Health supervision54.2%  ± 12.5%72.3%  ± 12.2%<.001
Behavior56.1%  ± 25.1%73.4%  ± 20.8%<.001
Growth and development62.1%  ± 16.9%77.5%  ± 12.5%<.001
Pediatric emergencies49.4%  ± 22.4%54.8%  ± 25.3%=.27
Nutrition56.6%  ± 25.6%70.2%  ± 21.9%<.01
Therapeutics69.2%  ± 16.7%80.3%  ± 15.2%=.001
Issues unique to the newborn51.6%  ± 16.7%64.9%  ± 12.7%<.001
Fluids and electrolytes49.1%  ± 24.5%77.9%  ± 21.9%<.001
NBME Pediatric Subject Examination521  ± 122520  ± 109=.98
  • 100% maximum in all scores and subscores.