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Archive of entries posted on February 2014

AM Last Page: A Snapshot of Three Common Program Evaluation Approaches for Medical Education

Authors: Rebecca D. Blanchard, Laura Torbeck, Whitney Blondeau. Acad Med 2013; 88:146 The authors describe three approaches to program evaluation in medical education: Decision-oriented Outcomes-oriented Expert-oriented Each approach is analysed along the following 5 dimensions: perspective (who drives the evaluation), sensitivity (how deep is the evaluation), feasibility (how easy is the evaluation to complete), utility [...]