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Evaluation

The Evaluation Task Force provides a forum for COMSEP members to address important issues in evaluation of student performance. Attendees have the opportunity to learn about evaluation tools and practices, share mutual challenges in evaluating students and explore potential solutions, and develop collaborative projects. Discussions of evaluation methodologies are linked to curriculum design and competency-based learning. The Evaluation Task Force collaborates with other COMSEP and APPD task forces on issues of student evaluation.

The ETF recently completed defining the minimal acceptable level of skills needed for students to demonstrate competency. The document corresponds to the COMSEP Curriculum and may be used for developing clerkship experiences and evaluations such as OSCEs (Objective Structured Clinical Examination). The link to the document may found here.

Evaluation Task Force Leaders

Edith P. Allen MD (2016 - 2018)
University of Arizona COM - Phoenix
Clerkship Director
1919 E. Thomas Road, Suite 1891
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: (602) 933-0777
Email: eallen1@phoenixchildrens.com

Valli Annamalai MD (2016 - 2019)
Dell Medical School at University of Texas at Austin
Clerkship Director
Dell Children's Medical Center of Central TX
4900 Mueller Blvd.
Austin, TX 78723
Phone: (512) 779-7360
Fax: (512) 324-0786
Email: vannamalai@seton.org

Lori S. Weber MD (2015 - 2018)
University of Wisconsin- Madison
Associate Clerkship Director
University of Wisconsin- Madison
1900 South Avenue
LaCrosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 775-1534
Fax: (608) 775-1548
Email: lsweber@gundersenhealth.org

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