UMMS Affiliation

Office of Educational Affairs, Division of Research and Evaluation; Department of Medicine

Date

11-2006

Document Type

PowerPoint Presentation

Medical Subject Headings

Education, Medical, Undergraduate; Students, Medical; Patient Simulation; Professional Role; Clinical Competence; Educational Measurement

Disciplines

Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research | Medicine and Health Sciences

Abstract



Standardized patients (SPs) are widely used in medical education but their use to assess professionalism is limited. This study investigated the utility of SPs assessing unprofessional behavior during an annual end of third year Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).

Presented at the AAMC (Association of American Colleges) Annual Meeting, RIME (Research in Medical Education) Program, November 2006.