Tag Archives: MSPE

Internal Medicine Residency Program Directors Respond To Application Inflation

Application Inflation: Housetaff recruitment is an area of critical focus at every training program. At an estimated cost of $14,162 per filled position, managing recent trends in a growing applicant pool poses an added challenge. In this survey based study … Continue reading

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Who Gets Honors?

Honors:  It may depend more on where you are than who you are.  This look at the “dean’s letters” or medical student performance evaluations (MSPEs) from 97% of US-based MD-granting schools shows some improvements in transparency from previous surveys, but … Continue reading

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About Half Of MSPEs (“Dean’s Letters”) Don’t Meet Minimal Guidelines

MSPE Researchers analyzed one medical student performance evaluation (MSPE) from 117 out of the 131 accredited North American MD schools.  Current voluntary guidelines suggest that the letter include a summative keyword (e.g. “excellent”) along with distribution data for the school’s … Continue reading

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