A tool for self-assessment of communication skills and professionalism in residents

@article{Symons2009ATF,
  title={A tool for self-assessment of communication skills and professionalism in residents},
  author={Andrew B. Symons and Andrew N. Swanson and Denise McGuigan and Susan M Orrange and Elie A. Akl},
  journal={BMC Medical Education},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={1 - 1}
}
BACKGROUND Effective communication skills and professionalism are critical for physicians in order to provide optimum care and achieve better health outcomes. The aims of this study were to evaluate residents' self-assessment of their communication skills and professionalism in dealing with patients, and to evaluate the psychometric properties of a self-assessment questionnaire. METHODS A modified version of the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Patient Assessment survey was… CONTINUE READING
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