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Principles of our evaluation system

  • Learning goals and strategies are established with each fellow in writing at the beginning of each rotation. These goals are identified below, grouped according to the core competencies.
  • Formative feedback is provided throughout the rotation.
  • Summative face-to-face feedback by the attending occurs at the mid-point and at the end of the rotation.
  • At the conclusion of the rotation, attending faculty complete a written (electronic, "e-Value") evaluation of the fellow.
  • At the conclusion of the rotation, the fellow completes written evaluations of the rotation and of the attending(s) on service with the fellow.
  • All evaluations are confidential and privileged.
  • Fellow participation in grand rounds, conferences, lectures, workshops, and other didactic activity will be tracked by the program.
  • Assessment of fellow competence will be dictated by participation and demonstrated learning observed in didactic contexts, and will be considered in both formative and summative written evaluations.
  • Grading responsibilities and supervision of fellows by attending faculty, as well as successful completion of the training program, reflect the degree to which the fellow demonstrates increasing competency in the areas of patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, and systems-based practice outlined below.

Objectives, grouped according to core competencies

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