Residency

Residency Program Alert, May 2013

Residency Program Alert, May 1, 2013

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Before the 1960s, resident assessment often consisted of one physician's opinion about whether a resident was ready to practice. Later, efforts to quantify performance and make assessment more fair led programs to develop a myriad of complicated formulas and assessment tools. The next phase of resident assessment may combine simpler, qualitative evaluation methods with larger, more diverse groups of reviewers.

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