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The Feedback On Feedback Isn’t So Encouraging 

Feedback: In follow-up to an earlier scoping review on feedback, concluding that we have mostly poor-quality data on the subject, the authors focused on 51 articles describing “the substance and setting of the feedback given” to health sciences learners, mostly medical … Continue reading

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Don’t Know Much About….Feedback

Feedback: This scoping review which describes what has been published in English regarding feedback to healthcare learners will be of interest mostly to researchers and those looking for a comprehensive view of the field.  The bulk of publications were from English-speaking countries … Continue reading

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Facilitating Direct Observation of Medical Trainees: Enter the Minicard

   Most medical educators are familiar with the mini-CEX, developed by the ABIM and used extensively across US medical schools to facilitate direct observation and feedback of residents and medical students, particularly in internal medicine. In this study by Donato … Continue reading

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Tackling the challenge of bedside teaching: give feedback for students to self-correct

   Feedback is often conceptualized as a process that occurs after an event. But when it comes to bedside rounds, effective teaching occurs when feedback takes place during the event. In a video ethnographic study of 12 bedside teaching encounters, … Continue reading

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Feedback Results In Effective Learning

This pilot study investigated the use of detailed feedback as a learning tool for students.  Two groups of students took online tests after participating in patient – case exercises.  One group received only the result s of the test and … Continue reading

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Formative Feedback

Students were given their summative exam results as blueprinted feedback, which mapped assessment items to learning objectives.  This type of formative feedback gave the students a more focused picture of their strengths and weaknesses in the material as opposed to … Continue reading

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Patients And Colleagues Tend To Like Doctors

Multi-source feedback is felt to be useful in the evaluation of practicing physicians. In this UK study, patients and colleagues tended to give evaluations that were very skewed toward positive. Also, very large numbers of surveys are required to generate … Continue reading

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