To the point: medical education review of the RIME method for the evaluation of medical student clinical performance

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  • This article, the sixth in the ongoing To The Point Series produced by the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Undergraduate Medical Education Committee, reviews the Reporter-Interpreter-Manager-Educator (RIME) method for the evaluation of student clinical performance on the obstetrics and gynecology rotation. This article discusses the inherent challenges of descriptive narrative evaluation and the superiority of the RIME method in producing meaningful evaluation of and feedback for students. The use of the method to fulfill Liaison Committee on Medical Education standards and implementation of the method are described. © 2007 Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
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  • Espey E; Nuthalapaty F; Cox S; Katz N; Ogburn T; Peskin T; Goepfert A; Hammoud M; Casey P; Emmons S
  • Start Page

  • 123
  • End Page

  • 133
  • Volume

  • 197
  • Issue

  • 2