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Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Clinical Competence with bonus DVD


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This up-to-date, practical guide to outcomes-based assessment in clinical education delivers important evaluation methods, tools, and faculty training approaches for all medical educators. Written by proven experts, this guide will be an invaluable resource to you in developing, implementing, and sustaining effective systems for the evaluation of clinical competence in medical school, residency, and fellowship programs.

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Key Features

    • Content is organized and written according to the ACGME-mandated Core Competencies making the information timely and useful.
    • Guidelines that apply across the medical education spectrum allow you to implement the book’s methods in any educational situation.
    • The authors’ suggested techniques and approaches to all aspects of medical education let you translate theory into practice.
    • Includes a DVD with video case studies of effective (and ineffective) evaluation sessions, highlighting key steps and mistakes to avoid.
    • Includes major evaluation methods, including:
      • Evaluation forms and rating scales
      • Standardized tests and in-training examinations
      • Medical record and practice audits
      • 360 degree evaluations
      • Portfolios
      • Direct observation by standardized patients and faculty
      • Simulation

Published Reviews

    "In sum, Holmboe and Hawkins have produced an excellent addition to the field and it is highly recommended for educators involved in conducting assessments of undergraduate and postgraduate medical students. It provides a very useful summary of methods and approaches for educators at any level, including continuing medical education; includes a clearly structured framework, practical advice, references, and tools for implementation; and provides in a single, well organized package the critical tools for assessing competency in medical learners in the modern environment."- Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions—29(3), 2009

Author Information

    By Eric S. Holmboe, MD, FACP, Vice President for Evaluation Research, Director, Clinical Performance Section, American Board of Internal Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Yale University; and Richard E. Hawkins, MD, FACP, Vice President, Assessment Programs, National Board of Medical Examiners

Customer Reviews

Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Clinical Competence with bonus DVD
  • Paperback
  • 264 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 5/16 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-04709-8
  • Copyright: 2008