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Academic and Student Services

Office of Measurement and Evaluation

The mission of the Office of Measurement and Evaluation (OME) is to consult with faculty, residents and students and provide assessment of undergraduate and graduate medical education outcomes. The OME provides reports on course and faculty evaluations, student performance, and institutional surveys. The OME will collaborate on and provide analytical support for medical education projects for peer-reviewed conference presentations and journal publications.

Our Services

Faculty and Residents

Faculty and Residents

Provide consultation on program evaluation using multi-method approaches, which includes quantitative and qualitative design.
Student Pathways

Student Pathways

Assist students with methodological and analytical support on Pathways projects.


Create and manage all student performance, faculty, and course evaluations and generate reports based on the outcomes for departments and committees.


Provide expertise for creating and implementing reliable and validated instruments using item response theory, factor analysis, categorical data analysis, and general/generalized linear models which increases the quality of examination and survey data.


Make original and collaborative contributions to the field of medical education through authorship of peer-reviewed journal articles and international, national and regional conference presentations.

Mixed-methods studies which require integrated elements of quantitative and qualitative analysis will be completed by the independent project analytical division (IPAD) which is an interdepartmental collaboration of OME and qualitative analysts.

Journal Publications


Kastenmeier AS, Redlich PN, Fihn C, Treat R, Chou R, Homel A, Lewis BD, Individual Learning Plans Foster Self-Directed Learning Skills and Contribute to Improved Educational Outcomes in the Surgery Clerkship.  Am J Surg 2018 Jul;216(1):160-166.

Saudek K, Saudek D, Treat R, Bartz P, Weigert R, Weisgerber M, Dear Program Director: Deciphering Letters of Recommendation, J Grad Med Educ 2018 Jun;10(3):261-266

Tews M, Treat R, Implementing a Team-Based Fourth-Year Medical Student Rotation in Emergency Medicine. West J Emerg Med. 2018 Jan;19(1):137-138.

Conference Presentations


Kaupla G, Treat R, Bigelow M, Analyzing First-Year Medical Resident Self-Assessed Performance vs. Program Director Assessments, Central Group on Educational Affairs Annual Spring Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI, 03/27/2019 - 03/29/2019.

Kaupla G, Treat R, Bigelow M, Residency Program Director’s Perception of Graduates of a New Medical School Curriculum, Association of American Medical Colleges Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 11/08/2019 - 11/12/2019.

Treat R, Prunuske A, Hueston WJ, Brown D, Hanke C, Fritz JD, Kaljo K, De Roo K, Falk-Steinmetz M, Analysis of Student Adaptability to the First Year in Medical School: A Facet of Emotional Intelligence Guided by Personal Traits Over Time, Central Group on Educational Affairs Annual Spring Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI, 03/27/2019 - 03/29/2019

Treat R, Kaljo K, Apps J, Thapa B, Quirk K, Faculty Grit, Reflexivity, and Character Strengths: Opposing Elements, Association of American Medical Colleges Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 11/08/2019 - 11/12/2019.



Treat R, Hueston WJ, Prunuske A, Brown D, De Roo K, Kaljo K, Hanke C, Bragg D, Analysis of Medical Student Motivation and its Association to Resilience, Trait Affect, and Gender, International Association of Medical Science Educators Annual Conference, Henderson, NV, 06/09/2018 - 06/12/2018.

Treat R, Kaljo K, De Roo K, Fritz J, Hanke C, Hueston WJ, The Mediation of Medical Student Trait-Affect and Resilience with Trait-Emotional Intelligence, Association for Medical Education in Europe Annual Conference, Basel, Switzerland, 08/25/2018 - 08/29/2018.

Contact Us

Robert Treat, PhD
Associate Professor and Director
(414) 955-4867


Greg Kaupla
Database Analyst II
(414) 955-8216

Lindsey Johnson
Educational Analyst I
(414) 955-8693