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Using EPA’s For Competency-Based Assessment Of Medical Students In The Internal Medicine (IM) Clerkship

Assessment: Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) Task Force proposes a model for competency-based assessment in IM clerkships, informed by results of a survey of clerkship directors who were asked to identify high priority EPA’s (entrustable professional … Continue reading

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Are Written Words A Reliable Way To Assess Residents?

Assessment: It looks like it.  In this insightful study, Canadian researchers sent collections of comments from evaluators of two cohorts of nearly 50 interns in one internal medicine program to faculty in several other programs.  Each faculty person was asked … Continue reading

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Best Practices In Assessment

Assessment: This article discusses excellent ways to ensure the defensibility of assessment methods and outcomes.  Such guidance is increasingly important given the increasing emphasis on competency-based education and assessment.  These 12 tips include aligning assessments to curricula, utilizing standard setting … Continue reading

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