Impacting faculty teaching and student performance: nine years' experience with the Objective Structured Clinical Examination.

BACKGROUND The impetus for administering the 2nd-year Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) came from the great variability in student performance observed by 3rd-year clerkship directors. PURPOSE To document the effects of the OSCE on faculty teaching, student performance, and the curriculum over 9 years of administration of the examinations… CONTINUE READING