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Norman B. Berman, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Medical Education

Medical Education

U. Florida, BS 1980
U. South Florida College of Medicine, MD 1985

Children's Hospital At Dartmouth

Contact Information:

Dartmouth Medical School
HB 7450
Hanover NH 03755

Phone: 603-653-9888

Professional Interests:

Technology enhanced medical education
Virtual patients

Selected Publications:


  • Berman NB, Durning SJ, Fischer MR, Huwendiek S, Triola MM. The Role for Virtual Patients in the Future of Medical Education. Acad Med. 2016 Sep;91(9):1217-22 (view details in PubMed)

  • Berman NB, Fall LH, Chessman AW, Dell MR, Lang VJ, Leong SL, Nixon LJ, Smith S. A collaborative model for developing and maintaining virtual patients for medical education. Med Teach. 2011;33(4):319-24 (view details in PubMed)

  • Berman NB, Fall LH, Maloney CG, Levine DA. Computer-assisted instruction in clinical education: a roadmap to increasing CAI implementation. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2008 Aug;13(3):373-83. (view details in PubMed)

  • Berman NB, Fall LH, Smith S, Levine DA, Maloney CG, Potts M, Siegel B, Foster-Johnson L Integration Strategies for Using Virtual Patients in Clinical Clerkships. Acad Med. 2009 Jul;84(7):942-9 (view details in PubMed)

  • Dong T, Kelly W, Hays M, Berman NB, Durning SJ. An investigation of professionalism reflected by student comments on formative virtual patient encounters. BMC Med Educ. 2017 Jan 6;17(1):3 (view details in PubMed)

  • Walldorf J, Jähnert T, Berman NB, Fischer MR. Using Foreign Virtual Patients With Medical Students in Germany: Are Cultural Differences Evident and Do They Impede Learning? J Med Internet Res. 2016 Sep 27;18(9):e260 (view details in PubMed)

  • Smith S, Kogan JR, Berman NB, Dell MS, Brock DM, Robins LS. The Development and Preliminary Validation of a Rubric to Assess Medical Students' Written Summary Statements in Virtual Patient Cases. Acad Med. 2016 Jan;91(1):94-100 (view details in PubMed)

  • Schifferdecker KE, Berman NB, Fall LH, Fischer MR. Adoption of computer-assisted learning in medical education: the educators' perspective. Med Educ. 2012 Nov;46(11):1063-73 (view details in PubMed)