CaPOW! Using Problem Sets in a Capstone Course to Improve Fourth-Year Medical Students' Confidence in Self-Directed Learning

Alison S. Clay, David Y. Ming, Nancy W. Knudsen, Deborah L. Engle, Colleen O'Connor Grochowski, Kathryn M. Andolsek, Saumil M. Chudgar
2017 Academic Medicine  
The Milestones are designed only for use in evaluation of resident physicians in the context of their participation in ACGMEaccredited residency or fellowship programs. The Milestones provide a framework for the assessment of the development of the resident physician in key dimensions of the elements of physician competency in a specialty or subspecialty. They neither represent the entirety of the dimensions of the six domains of physician competency, nor are they designed to be relevant in any
more » ... other context. i Milestone Reporting This document presents milestones designed for programs to use in semi-annual review of resident performance and reporting to ACGME. Milestones are knowledge, skills, attitudes, and other attributes for each of the ACGME competencies organized in a developmental framework from less to more advanced. They are descriptors and targets for resident performance as the resident moves from entry into residency through graduation. In the initial years of implementation, the Review Committee will examine milestone performance data for each program's residents as one element in the Next Accreditation System (NAS) to determine whether residents overall are progressing.
doi:10.1097/acm.0000000000001193 pmid:27119334 fatcat:o4mkyc64krhxxitstw4lu6ptpa