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Shelf Exams – Fair Assessments of Clinical Knowledge?

After taking clinical shelf exams in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, OB/GYN, and Surgery, I've arrived at a conclusion which may be shared by others who, like me, aren't gifted test takers - multiple choice exams cannot accurately assess a…

The Biopsychosocial Model of Health and Illness

Tomorrow afternoon, the last 20% of my psychiatry rotation's grade will be determined based on my ability to watch a 30 minute videotaped patient encounter, prepare a presentation, and then orally deliver the case with an accurate…