Contents of the Handbook:
Section One
1. Introduction - William C. McGaghie, Ph.D.
2. A Primer of Evaluation Terminology: Definitions and Important Distinctions in Evaluation - Louis N. Pangaro, M.D.
3. System Approaches to Student Assessment - Louis N. Pangaro, M.D.
4. Sharing Student Performance Information Across Courses and Clerkships - Lynn M. Cleary, M.D.
5. Using Pre-Clerkship Variables to Identify High-Risk Students - Jeffrey S. LaRochelle, M.D., M.P.H.; Gerald D. Denton, M.D., M.P.H.
6. Assessment in the Post-Clerkship Year - Meenakshy K. Aiyer, M.B.B.S.; Matthew Joseph Mischler, M.D.
Section Two
7. Introduction to Section Two: Integrating Assessment Methods with Blueprints - Louis N. Pangaro, M.D.
8. Descriptive Evaluations and Clinical Performance Evaluations in the Workplace - Rechell G. Rodriguez, M.D.; Paul A. Hemmer, M.D., M.P.H.
9. Direct Observation of Students' Clinical Skills - Eric Holmboe, M.D.
10. Evaluating Medical Procedures: Evaluation and Transfer to the Bedside - Jeffrey H. Barsuk, M.D., M.S.; Eytan Szmuilowicz, M.D.
11. Assessing Clinical Reasoning - Steven Durning, M.D.; Joseph Rencic, M.D.; Lambert Schuwirth, M.D.
12. The Search for a Meaningful Evaluation of Professionalism - Emily E. Anderson, Ph.D., M.P.H.; Mark Kuczewski, Ph.D.
13. Feedback - Lisa E. Leggio, M.D.; T. Andrew Albritton, M.D.
Section Three
14. Introduction to Section Three: Structured Assessments for Clerkships - William C. McGaghie, Ph.D.
15. Clerkship Examinations - Thomas Sisson, M.D.; Cyril Grum, M.D.
16. Writing Multiple Choice Questions - Ruth-Marie E. Fincher, M.D.; Robert R. Nesbit, Jr., M.D.
17. Standardized Patient-Based Assessment of Clinical Skills in Clerkships - Michael Ainsworth, M.D.; Karen Szauter, M.D.
18. Assessment Using Simulation Technologies - Keith F. Muccino, S.J., M.D.; Viva Jo Siddall, M.S., M.S., R.R.T., R.C.P., C.C.M.E.-P.
19. Designing and Setting Standards in Clerkship Examinations -Julia Corcoran, M.D., M.H.P.E.
20. Converting Evaluations into Grades - Michael Battistone, M.D.
21. Legal Aspects of Assigning Failing Grades - Thomas Jamieson, M.D., J.D.; Paul A. Hemmer, M.D., M.P.H.; Louis N. Pangaro, M.D.
22. Conclusions - William C. McGaghie, Ph.D.; Louis N. Pangaro, M.D.
Index
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