Tamsin Cockayne

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The purpose of undergraduate surgical education is to prepare the student for both the residency and eventual practice of medicine. To help determine the surgical knowledge and skills that would eventually the useful to the student, we conducted a survey of residents in training, physicians in practice, and surgical educators (department chairpersons and(More)
The majority of patients with rheumatologic problems are seen and followed by nonrheumatologists. Of concern is the perception that a significant number of United States medical schools do not have adequate teaching programs in the rheumatic diseases. Two thousand two hundred and seventy practicing physicians, trainees, and medical students were surveyed in(More)
BACKGROUND Australian general practice training was regionalised in 2002 to better meet the specific health care needs of local communities. As a result, 22 unique regions were established, each containing a variety of training practices and learning contexts. The core learning opportunities in distinct learning contexts have not been well explored. (More)
A medical student's fund of knowledge can be assessed by either his demonstrated fund of knowledge on a clinical service or an examination at the completion of the clerkship. During the past 2 years we have evaluated each student's fund of knowledge in two ways: clinical assessment by faculty and residents and performance on the National Board of Medical(More)
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