James Boulger
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Credentials
PhD

Distinguished University Teaching Professor Emeritus
Biography

Bio

James Boulger, PhD, is a Distinguished University Teaching Professor Emeritus of the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus. Dr. Boulger was the director of the Family Medicine Preceptorship Program and the co-director of the Rural Medical Scholars Program.

Education

PhD, University of Minnesota
Major: Psychology
Minor: Assessment and Measurement
BA, University of St. Thomas
Major: Psychology/Sociology

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Research Fellow, Fellowship
University of Minnesota

Honors and Recognition

All University Distinguished Professorship Award
2017
Rural Health Hero Award, Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Rural Health Association
2014
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Presidents Award for Outstanding Contributions to Medical Education
2008
President’s Award, St. Louis County Medical Society for Outstanding Contributions
2006
University of Minnesota Medical Alumni Association: Harold S. Diehl Award
2004
National Rural Health Association: National Distinguished Rural Health Educator of the Year
2002
Academic Health Center Teacher of the Year Nominee, University of Minnesota
2001
University of Minnesota President’s Award for Outstanding Service
1997
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Presidents Award for Outstanding Contributions to Medical Education
1994
Jean Blehart Distinguished Teaching Award
1993
National Outstanding Rural Health Program Award for the Family Medicine Preceptorship Program , National Rural Health Association
1990
Class Appreciation Awards: Medical School Duluth
1979
Honorable Mention, Basic Science Teacher of the Year
1978
Class Appreciation Awards: Medical School Duluth
1978
Class Appreciation Awards: Medical School Duluth
1977
Class Appreciation Awards: Medical School Duluth
1976
Class Appreciation Awards: Medical School Duluth
1975
Class Appreciation Awards: Medical School Duluth
1974

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Family Physicians
Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers
World Health Organization: Consultation on Rural Health Training Task Force
Minnesota Rural Health Association
National Association for Rural Mental Health
Annual Minnesota Rural Health Conference Planning Committee
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers
Rural Medical Educators Group
National Rural Health Association
Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations

Skube, S. J., (Author & Presenter), Thorndal, N., Boulger, J., Clark, K., Coverdill, J., Termuhlen, P., Chipman, J., Acton, R. "Outcomes and Influences of Rural-Focused Integrated Clerkship Programs in General Surgery. ", Surgical Education Week 2019, Association for Surgical Education, Chicago, Illinois, United States. May 23, 2019.
Boulger, J. G., (Keynote/Plenary Speaker) "Engaging Students and Residents in Research", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Innovation and Research Forum, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. March 02, 2019.
Boulger, J. G., (Author & Presenter), Onello, E. C., (Author & Presenter), Bright, P., (Author & Presenter) "Snapshot of Rural Maternity Are In Minnesota", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Innovation and Research Forum, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. March 02, 2019.
Boulger, J. G., Onello, E. "Additive rural education: Pre-clinical and clinical education symmetry", National Rural Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 10, 2018.
Boulger, J. G., Onello, E. "Making mission statements meaningful: Strengthening rural medical workforce", National Rural Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 10, 2018.
Boulger, J. G., Christensen, R., Onello, E. "Future country docs: Duluth’s Rural Medical Scholars Program", National Rural Health Association Annual Meeting, NRHA, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 01, 2018.
Boulger, J. G., Christensen, R., Onello, E. "Future country docs: Duluth’s Rural Medical Scholars Program", National Rural Health Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, May 09, 2017.
Boulger, J. G. "Rural community engaged health education", Beyond Flexner 2016 National Conference, Miami Beach, Florida, September 19, 2016.
Boulger, J. G., Onello, E. "Success! Rural medical school programs in Minnesota", National Rural Health Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 12, 2016.
Boulger, J. G. "Teaching research methodology and design within the Rural Medical Scholars Program", Annual Meeting of Rural Medical Educators, National Rural Health Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 10, 2016.
Boulger, J. G., Onello, E. ""Laptop” preceptors: Teleconnecting rural faculty to enhance medical school education", Best Practices in Medical Education Day, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 05, 2016.
Boulger, J. G., Fuglestad, A., Hunter, C., Regal, R., Prunuske, J., Prunuske, A. "Identification of factors supporting rural family medicine outcomes at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth Campus", 49th Annual Spring Conference, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 03, 2016.
Onello, E., Boulger, J. G., Beehler, S. "Learning while doing: Teaching research skills to medical students via community-based family medicine preceptor involvement", 2016 Research and Innovation Forum, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 12, 2016.
Fuglestad, A., Hunter, C., Prunuske, J., Regal, R., Boulger, J. G., Prunuske, A. "Identification of factors supporting rural, family medicine outcomes from medical students at the UMN Medical School-Duluth", 2016 STFM Medical Student Education Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, January 30, 2016.
Onello, E., Boulger, J. G. "Teleconnecting rural preceptors: A cost-effective method of including rural perspectives in pre-clinical curriculum", 2016 STFM Medical Student Education Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, January 29, 2016.
Beehler, S., Onello, E., Boulger, J. G. "Teaching medical students about rural community health assessmen", National Rural Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 14, 2015.
Onello, E., Boulger, J. G., Srnec, J., Beehler, S. "Rural family physicians and research opportunities for medical students", National Rural Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 14, 2015.
Boulger, J. G., Nichols, K., Onello, E. "iPad use in undergraduate medical education: What apps, e-texts and websites do students use?", STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, Atlanta, Georgia, February 06, 2015.
Boulger, J. G., Nichols, K., Onello, E. "iPad use in undergraduate medical education: What apps, e-texts and websites do students use?", STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, Atlanta, Georgia, February 06, 2015.
Boulger, J. G., Onello, E., Wheat, J., Leeper, J., Hunsaker, M., Davenport, C., Duong, T., Hall, K., Danek, R. "Educating the rural physician workforce: The roles and successes of regional campuses", STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, Atlanta, Georgia, February 06, 2015.
Boulger, J. G. "Classrooms & cornfields: How to address the shortage of rural providers", Annual Meeting of Minnesota Rural Health Cooperative, Granite Falls, Minnesota, October 07, 2014.
Boulger, J. G., Onello, E., Beehler, S. "From cornfields to classrooms to collaborations: How our medical school can partner with your rural community", Minnesota Rural Health Conference: Weaving the Threads of Rural Health, Duluth, Minnesota, June 23, 2014.
Boulger, J. G. "Research paper session", 2014 Annual Conference, National Rural Health Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 23, 2014.
Boulger, J. G. "Research paper session", 2014 Annual Conference, National Rural Health Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 23, 2014.
Boulger, J. G. "Transitionitis in Minnesota: Leadership transitions and program sustainability", 2014 Rural Medical Educators Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 22, 2014.
Boulger, J. G., Onello, E. "Recruitment and retention of rural preceptors: Old and new perspectives", Annual STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, Nashville, Tennessee, February 01, 2014.
Onello, E., Boulger, J. G. "Family medicine preceptorships for first-year medical students: Looking back while moving forward", Annual STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, Nashville, Tennessee, January 31, 2014.
Boulger, J. G. "ORHP workforce initiatives: What have we learned?", Annual Meeting of the National Rural Health Association, Louisville, Kentucky, May 09, 2013.
Onello, E., Christensen, R., Boulger, J. G. "The Rural Medical Scholars Program at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth", Annual Meeting of the Rural Medical Educators Group of the National Rural Health Association, Louisville, Kentucky, May 07, 2013.
Boulger, J. G. "Expanding choices in rural medical education", Rural Medical Educators’ Conclave, Rockford, Illinois, February 21, 2013.
Boulger, J. G. "Keeping It Mutual: Building sustainable relationships with community preceptors", National Rural Medical Educators Meeting, April 17, 2012.
Boulger, J. G. "New grantee orientation", Quarterly Grantee Webinar for Predoctoral Grantees, National HRSA Webinar, October 26, 2011.
Davis, G., Boulger, J. G., Hoyland, J. "Mental Health services delivered virtually to rural primary care clinics", Rural Economic and Wellness Symposium, Webinar, October 13, 2011.
Boulger, J. G. "Innovations in rural medical education: The Rural Health Scholars Program", Annual Meeting of the Rural Medical Educators conference, Austin, Texas, May 03, 2011.
Davis, G., Boulger, J. G., Christensen, R. "Meeting primary care workforce needs in rural and Native American communities", Group on Regional Medical Campuses, October 01, 2010.
Boulger, J. G. "Meeting physician workforce needs in Minnesota", Minnesota Rural Health Conference, Duluth, Minnesota, June 29, 2010.
Brooks, K., Christensen, R., Boulger, J. G. "Rural medical education at the University of Minnesota Medical School", Minnesota Hospital Association’s Healthcare Executive Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 11, 2010.
Brooks, K., Christensen, R., Boulger, J. G. "Rural medical education at the University of Minnesota Medical School", Minnesota Hospital Association’s Healthcare Executive Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 11, 2010.
Boulger, J. G. "Rural medical education revisions at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth", Rural Medical Educators Conclave, Columbia, Missouri, February 28, 2010.
Boulger, J. G. "Innovative solutions for improving rural health care access: TeleMentalHealth consultations in rural primary care clinics", the Iron Range Resources Healthcare Taskforce Forum, Mountain Iron, Minnesota, February 19, 2010.
Rogers, K., Hoyland, J., Boulger, J. G. "Mexican perceptions in rural medicine", 62nd Annual Scientific Assembly of the American Academy of Family Practice, Boston, Massachusetts, October 17, 2009.
Boulger, J. G., Davis, G., Hoven, N., Hoyland, J. "Mental health televideo consultations in rural primary clinics", Minnesota Critical Access Hospital and Rural Health Conference: 
Rethinking Rural Health Care: A Community Effort, Duluth, Minnesota, June 16, 2009.
Boulger, J. G., Downey, L., Florence, J., Hunsaker, M., Leeper, J., Wheat, J. "Rural medical educators: Exploring their experiences, concerns and vision for the future", 32nd Annual Rural Health Conference, Miami Beach, Florida, May 07, 2009.
Boulger, J. G. "Community service within a rural preceptorship", 36th National Rural Medical Educators Conference, Miami Beach, Florida, May 04, 2009.
Boulger, J. G. "Medical admissions pipeline programs: Results of a national survey", National Rural Medical Educators Conclave, Johnson City, Tennessee, February 26, 2009.
Boulger, J. G., Center, B. A., Zink, T., Repesh, L., Halaas, G., Westra, R., Christensen, R., Finstad, D. "Minnesota outcomes: Graduating rural primary care physicians", 36th NAPCRG Annual Meeting, Grande, Puerto Rico. November 19, 2008.
Boulger, J. G., Myren, K., Westra, R. "Prevalence of surgery due to incontinence following vaginal and cesarean section delivery", 61st Annual Scientific Assembly of the American Academy of Family Practice, September 20, 2008.
Wagner, L., Westra, R., Boulger, J. G. "Trends in obstetrical care in rural Minnesota", 61st Annual Scientific Assembly of the American Academy of Family Practice, September 20, 2008.
Boulger, J. G. "Patient acceptance of integrated telemental health services within rural family medicine practices", 61st Annual Scientific Assembly of the American Academy of Family Practice, September 20, 2008.
Boulger, J. G. "Plenary Session National Rural Health Association: Impact of Katrina on graduate medical education in Louisiana", NRHA Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 07, 2008.
Westra, R., Fitzakerley, J., Boulger, J. G. "University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth medical students expand UM Brain Awareness Campaign through community service", Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 34th Annual Predoctoral Conference, Portland, Oregon, January 25, 2008.
Erwin, A., Boulger, J. G. "Development of a physician’s guide to Hmong healthcare beliefs", American Academy of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia, September 30, 2007.
Boulger, J. G., Schoonover, K., Westra, R. "Concerns family physicians have with diagnosing alcoholism", American Academy of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia, September 30, 2007.
Myren, K., Westra, R., Boulger, J. G. "Prevalence of surgery due to incontinence following vaginal and cesarean section delivery", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, March 24, 2007.
Boulger, J. G. "Curricular developments at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth", Rural Medical Educators Development Conference, Rockford, Illinois, March 08, 2007.
Boulger, J. G. "Evaluation of programs in rural communities", The Clock Is Ticking: A National Conference on Rural Mental Health, Sioux Falls, North Dakota, February 12, 2007.
Boulger, J. G. "Tied to outcomes: The University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth", National Rural Medical Education Conclave, Rockford, Illinois, September 01, 2006.
Brandes, A., vanGorp, P., Boulger, J. G. "Stroke risk factor modulation in diabetic patients", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, March 26, 2006.
Erwin, A., Boulger, J. G. "Development of a physician’s guide to Hmong healthcare beliefs", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, March 26, 2006.
Schoonover, K., Westra, R., Boulger, J. G. "Concerns family physicians have with diagnosing alcoholism", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, March 26, 2006.
Boulger, J. G., Saterbak, E., Wenner, C. "Barriers in preparing family practice residents to practice full spectrum obstetrics in rural communities", 2005 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Family Physicians, October 01, 2005.
Sprengeler, S., Westra, R., Boulger, J. G. "How family physicians perceive the legal system", 2005 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Family Physicians, October 01, 2005.
Boulger, J. G. "Expanding the rural family medicine preceptorship program", Rural Medical Educators Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 16, 2005.
Boulger, J. G. "Expanding the rural family medicine preceptorship program", Rural Medical Educators Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 16, 2005.
Boulger, J. G. "Developing support in the basic sciences for family medicine", 38th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 04, 2005.
Boulger, J. G. "Developing support in the basic sciences for family medicine", 38th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 04, 2005.
Mellgren, G., van Gorp, P., Boulger, J. G. "Stroke risk factor modulation in office", 2004 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Orlando, Florida, October 01, 2004.
McEvoy, M., Boulger, J. G. "Physicians attitudes and behaviors regarding their patients’ weight", 2004 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Orlando, Florida, October 01, 2004.
Baker, D., Welsh, J., Boulger, J. G. "The role of nutrition in the development of vomiting and constipation during pregnancy: A pilot study focusing on ethnicity", 2004 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Orlando, Florida, October 01, 2004.
Tonkin, P., Boulger, J. G. "Effect of medical student debt load on specialty choice", 2004 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Orlando, Florida, October 01, 2004.
Boulger, J. G., Davis, G., Hoven, N. "The Integration of telemental health in rural primary medical care", Minnesota Psychological Association 68th Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 30, 2004.
Baker, D., Welsh, J., Boulger, J. G. "The role of nutrition in the development of vomiting and constipation during pregnancy: A pilot study focusing on ethnicity", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, March 06, 2004.
Mellgren, G., van Gorp, P., Boulger, J. G. "Stroke risk factor modulation in office", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, March 06, 2004.
Tonkin, P., Boulger, J. G. "Effect of medical student debt load on specialty choice", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, March 06, 2004.
Boulger, J. G., Sprengeler, S., Westra, R. "How family physicians perceive the legal system", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, March 05, 2004.
Saterbak, E., Boulger, J. G., Wenner, C. "Barriers in preparing family practice residents to practice full spectrum obstetrics in rural communities", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, March 05, 2004.
Boulger, J. G. "Turning the educational tables: Using medical students as content/skills providers", 30th Annual Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 29, 2004.
Boulger, J. G. "Supporting student research activities in family medicine", 30th Annual Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 29, 2004.
Boulger, J. G., Davis, G. "Mental health care: Models of delivery", Minnesota Rural Health Conference, St. Cloud, Minnesota, October 27, 2003.
Ruzanic, T., Boulger, J. G., Dorscher, J. "Diversity of procedures performed: A comparison of physician cohorts", Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Family Physicians, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 04, 2003.
Thompson, M., Boulger, J. G., Conrad, G. "Qualities considered important by family practice residency program directors when choosing which students will be accepted", Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Family Physicians, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 04, 2003.
Boulger, J. G. "The pipeline to rural and family practice", Rural Medical Educators Group, National Rural Health Association, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 13, 2003.
Boulger, J. G. "Determinants of medical specialty and practice location choice: A comparative study of two institutions", Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 01, 2003.
Ruzanic, T., Dorscher, J., Boulger, J. G. "Diversity of procedures performed: A comparison of physician cohorts", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Forum, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 01, 2003.
Boulger, J. G., Thompson, T., Konrad, G. "Qualities considered important by family practice residency program directors when choosing which students will be accepted", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Forum, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 01, 2003.
Boulger, J. G. "To FP or not FP: That is the question", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians’ Annual Dean’s Dinner, Minneapolis, Minnesota, January 21, 2003.
Bentz, S., Adams, J., Boulger, J. G. "Training and continuing education of family physicians that work in emergency departments", American Academy of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, California, October 01, 2002.
Stamm, B., Boulger, J. G., Davenport, J., Gale, J., Hill, J., Wakefield, M. "An interdisciplinary roundtable discussion with authors from behavioral healthcare in rural and frontier areas", National Rural Health Association Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri, May 15, 2002.
Boulger, J. G. "Pipeline issues in rural medical education: Best practices", Rural Medical Educators Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri, May 14, 2002.
Wroblewski, R., Boulger, J. G., Crouse, B. "Prescription drug use and the role of self-prescription among family physicians in Minnesota", First Annual Alfred F. Michael Student's Research Colloquium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 18, 2002.
Bentz, S., Adams, J., Boulger, J. G. "Training and continuing education of family physicians that work in emergency departments", Minnesota Academy of Family Practice Annual Research Day, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 09, 2002.
Wroblewski, R., Crouse, B., Boulger, J. G. "Prescription drug use and the role of self-prescription among family physicians in Minnesota", American Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly, Atlanta, Georgia, September 01, 2001.
Boulger, J. G. "Gender and rural family medicine recruitment and retention", Rural Medical Educators Special Interest Group, Dallas, Texas, May 22, 2001.
Boulger, J. G., Davis, G., Griffin, D., Penner, B., Witrak, M. "Mental health problems in rural primary care settings", Minnesota Psychological Association Annual Convention, May 05, 2001.
Boulger, J. G. "Where science and clinical medicine meet: A basic scientist/family medicine preceptorship program", AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs, March 01, 2001.
Boulger, J. G. "Perceptions of a rural family practice preceptorship program required in the second year of medical school", 27th Predoctoral Education Conference, Long Beach, California, February 02, 2001.
Boulger, J. G. "Encouraging predoctoral students to participate in family medicine research projects", 27th Predoctoral Education Conference, Long Beach, California, February 02, 2001.
Oberstar, J., Boulger, J. G. "Shaping the health of the public: Views of tomorrow's physicians", American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, November 14, 2000.
Oberstar, J., Boulger, J. G. "Information and influence: Medical students’ views on state and national health policy", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 18, 2000.
Smith, C., Boulger, J. G. "Physicians marrying physicians: A preliminary study of family dynamics", American Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly, Orlando, Florida, September 01, 1999.
Boulger, J. G. "Challenges in recruiting and retaining rural health care providers", Partnerships in Rural Health Conference, St. Cloud, Minnesota, June 24, 1999.
Teman, T., Boulger, J. G. "Minnesota physicians’ knowledge and attitudes toward alternative or complementary medicine", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 17, 1999.
Boulger, J. G., Smith, C., Beattie, K., Elliott, K., Card, R., Knowles, F. "Exploring the dual physician marriage in Minnesota", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 17, 1999.
Oberstar, J., Boulger, J. G., Crouse, B., Huntley, T. "Power and policy: Who’s calling the shots?", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 17, 1999.
Oberstar, J., Gifford, G., Huntley, T., Boulger, J. G. "Understanding the role of risk in regional expenditure differences: Implications for capitation rate setting", Third Annual Minnesota Health Services Research Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 23, 1999.
Boulger, J. G. "A profile of tomorrow’s physicians: What medical students and residents want from a practice", Rural Recruitment Networking Workshop, St. Cloud, Minnesota, June 25, 1998.
Beattie, K., Boulger, J. G. "Medical student summer research program", 24th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference, , New Orleans, Louisiana, February 09, 1998.
Boulger, J. G. "Specialty and practice locations choices: Methodological problems in outcome research", 24th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 08, 1998.
Boulger, J. G. "Medical student partners in research", 24th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 07, 1998.
Boulger, J. G. "Prediction of family medicine career choice: A major study of outcomes", 24th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 06, 1998.
Lyons, L., Redetzke, S., Boulger, J. G. "Recruitment and retention of rural female family physicians", American Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, September 19, 1997.
Crabtree, J., Mitchell, J., Wentworth, K., Boulger, J. G. "Attitudes and perceptions of rural: Minnesota family physicians concerning managed care in the rural environment", Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Symposium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 01, 1997.
Berg, D., Boulger, J. G. "Characteristics of Minnesota medical examiners and coroners", Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Family Physicians, October 01, 1996.
Boulger, J. G. "Developing Successful rural preceptorship experiences in a variety of settings", National Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Predoctoral Conference, January 01, 1996.
Boulger, J. G. "Physicians of the future", Minnesota Center for Rural Health Recruitment and Retention regional meeting, Thief River Falls, Minnesota, June 23, 1995.
Boulger, J. G. "Medicine faculty development for basic scientists", National Meeting of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, May 01, 1995.
Kane, J., Morken, J., Boulger, J. G. "Rural family physician attitudes toward telemedicine", National Meeting of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, May 01, 1995.
Boulger, J. G. "Three of four students select generalist careers at the University of Minnesota, Duluth School of Medicine", National Conference on Undergraduate Education: Developing Generalist Physicians, November 01, 1993.
Boulger, J. G. "The role of the admissions process in producing family physicians: Models that work", Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, April 01, 1993.
Boulger, J. G. "Medical school admissions and specialty choice outcomes", Research In Medical Education Conference, AAMC National Meeting, November 01, 1992.
Boulger, J. G. "Rural health care and medical school admissions", AAMC National Meeting, November 01, 1990.
Boulger, J. G. "Retention of medical students: Problems and solutions", AAMC Group on Student Affairs National Meeting, October 01, 1984.
Boulger, J. G. "Overview of annual meeting goals and achievements", AAMC Regional GME, April 15, 1984.
Boulger, J. G. "Family practice: Specialists for the medically underserved", National Invitational Meeting on Physician Maldistribution, September 01, 1982.
Boulger, J. G. "The responsible student: Defining responsibility and achieving it in an educational setting", AAMC Central Region GSA, April 01, 1981.
Boulger, J. G. "How to choose a professional school", Central Association of Advisors for Health Professions, May 01, 1979.
Boulger, J. G. "On measurement and competence", AAMC Central Region GSA, May 01, 1979.
Boulger, J. G. "The use of National Boards in student evaluation", AAMC OSR National Meeting, October 01, 1978.
Boulger, J. G. "Utilization of examinations of the National Board of Medical Examiners in the evaluation of student performance", AAMC Central Region GSA, May 01, 1978.
Boulger, J. G. "Family medicine instruction in the first two years of medical school", Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference, May 01, 1978.
Boulger, J. G. "Problems and concerns in the use of the NBME in the evaluation of students", AAMC Central Region GME, , May 01, 1977.
Boulger, J. G. "A comparison of two methods of obtaining life history data: Interview vs. questionnaire – Item content and format", Midwestern Psychological Association, April 01, 1970.
Grants and Patents

Grants and Patents

Selected Grants

Award: Pre-doctoral training in family medicine family physician mentoring: E-learning: iPad curriculum
Principal Investigator: Boulger, James G
Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration
Award Dates: 2010 - 2016
Funded Amount: 2375635