Sources of variation in performance on a shared OSCE station across four UK medical schools.

@article{Chesser2009SourcesOV,
  title={Sources of variation in performance on a shared OSCE station across four UK medical schools.},
  author={Alistair M S Chesser and Helen Cameron and Phillip Evans and Jennifer Cleland and Kathy Boursicot and Gary J Mires},
  journal={Medical education},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={526-32}
}
CONTEXT High-stakes undergraduate clinical assessments should be based on transparent standards comparable between different medical schools. However, simply sharing questions and pass marks may not ensure comparable standards and judgements. We hypothesised that in multicentre examinations, teaching institutions contribute to systematic variations in students' marks between different medical schools through the behaviour of their markers, standard-setters and simulated patients. METHODS We… CONTINUE READING

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