From Flexner to competencies: reflections on a decade and the journey ahead.

  title={From Flexner to competencies: reflections on a decade and the journey ahead.},
  author={Carol L Carraccio and Robert Englander},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  volume={88 8},
This article is a sequel to one published in 2002 only a few years after the initiation of the shift to competency-based medical education (CBME). The authors reflect on the major forces that have influenced the movement and tipped the balance toward widespread adoption of CBME in the United States, primarily in graduate medical education. These forces include regulatory bodies, international counterparts, and the general public. The authors highlight the most important lessons learned over the… CONTINUE READING
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