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Understanding How Raters Communicate in the Context of Medical High-Stakes, Performance-Based Assessments
It is well established in the medical education literature that raters represent a significant source of unexplained variance in performance assessments. To better understand the variance associated with raters’ evaluative ...
Perceptions of Family Medicine Residents on the Role of Clinical Uncertainty in Learning to Become Competent Family Physicians
As the first point of patient care, Family physicians are known to experience greater levels of uncertainty in decision-making. Little is known about how Family Medicine residents perceive and experience uncertainty in ...
Learning Theory and Its Application to the Use of Social Media in Medical Education
This project identifies the rapidly increasing pressure to employ social media in medical education and yet a review of the literature demonstrated that its value and role are uncertain. Given the evidence that application ...
A Qualitative Study of Attendings’ and Residents’ Perspectives on Feedback in Pediatrics Clinical Settings
Although the role of context in various aspects of medical education has been highlighted as an area needing further research, to date few studies have explored how contextual factors shape feedback interactions within ...