Examiner and simulated patient ratings of empathy in medical student final year clinical examination: are they useful?

@inproceedings{Wright2014ExaminerAS,
  title={Examiner and simulated patient ratings of empathy in medical student final year clinical examination: are they useful?},
  author={Barry E. Wright and Jean McKendree and Lewys Morgan and Victoria Allgar and Andrew Keith Brown},
  booktitle={BMC medical education},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Many medical schools state that empathy is important and have curricular learning outcomes covering its teaching. It is thought to be useful in team-working, good bedside manner, patient perspective taking, and improved patient care. Given this, one might expect it to be measured in assessment processes. Despite this, there is relatively little literature exploring how measures of empathy in final clinical examinations in medical school map onto other examination scores. Little is… CONTINUE READING
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