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Responding to the ACGME's Competency Requirements: An Innovative Instrument from the University of Virginia's Neurology Residency. Karen C. Johnston, MD, MSc. Academic Medicine (2003) 78: 1217-1220 Briefly reviewed by Steve Miller, Columbia University


Responding to the ACGME's Competency Requirements: An Innovative Instrument from the University of Virginia's Neurology Residency. Karen C. Johnston, MD, MSc. Academic Medicine (2003) 78: 1217-1220

Briefly reviewed by Steve Miller, Columbia University

This is a descriptive article of a tool for self assessment and faculty assessment. It has objectives listed and the 6 ACGME competencies across the top. Faculty are trained to score an objective, like perform a complete neurological exam, across the 6 domains (eg. medical knowledge - score them on the knowledge aspect of the exam, communication, professionalism etc). Take a look a this tool.

(Do you think this adds a measure of explicitness to evaluation that would be useful for students? SM)

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