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Competency-based medical education: theory to practice
Although competency-based medical education (CBME) has attracted renewed interest in recent years among educators and policy-makers in the health care professions, there is little agreement on manyExpand
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The ACGME outcome project: retrospective and prospective
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  • Medicine
  • Medical teacher
  • 1 January 2007
Background: The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education began an initiative in 1998 to improve resident physicians’ ability to provide quality patient care and to work effectively inExpand
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The role of assessment in competency-based medical education
Competency-based medical education (CBME), by definition, necessitates a robust and multifaceted assessment system. Assessment and the judgments or evaluations that arise from it are important at theExpand
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General competencies and accreditation in graduate medical education.
Many have recommended changing the professional development of physicians. Concluding that further educational process specification was inadequate, the Accreditation Council for Graduate MedicalExpand
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Competency-based medical education in postgraduate medical education
With the introduction of Tomorrow's Doctors in 1993, medical education began the transition from a time- and process-based system to a competency-based training framework. ImplementingExpand
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Advancing resident assessment in graduate medical education.
BACKGROUND The Outcome Project requires high-quality assessment approaches to provide reliable and valid judgments of the attainment of competencies deemed important for physician practice. Expand
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Assessing the ACGME general competencies: general considerations and assessment methods.
  • S. Swing
  • Medicine
  • Academic emergency medicine : official journal of…
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The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's (ACGME's) general competency and outcome assessment initiative (i.e., the ACGME Outcome Project) is an effort to enhance residency educationExpand
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Educational milestone development in the first 7 specialties to enter the next accreditation system.
BACKGROUND The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Outcome Project introduced 6 general competencies relevant to medical practice but fell short of its goal to create aExpand
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The Internal Medicine Reporting Milestones and the Next Accreditation System
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) developed the Milestones Project to facilitate more synthetic and narrative-based assessments of educational outcomes. This commenta...
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Integrating the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Core competencies into the model of the clinical practice of emergency medicine.
In response to public pressure for greater accountability from the medical profession, a transformation is occurring in the approach to medical education and assessment of physician competency. OverExpand
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