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MANUSCRIPT: Comparison of the medical students’ perceived self-efficacy and the evaluation of the observers and patients

Background The accuracy of self-assessment has been questioned in studies comparing physicians' self-assessments to observed assessments; however, none of these studies used self-efficacy as a method for self-assessment. The aim of the study was to investigate how medical students' perceived self-efficacy of specific communication skills corresponds to the evaluation of simulated patients

ABSTRACT: Self-evaluation: how well do surgery residents judge performance on a rotation?

Abstract BACKGROUND: Surgical trainees are evaluated based on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education 6 core competencies. The ability for a learner to recognize strengths and weaknesses in these areas allows for critical self-improvement. METHODS: Surgery residents rotating on a pediatric surgery rotation for 1 academic year were asked at an exit interview