Korean J Med Educ.  2001 Nov;13(2):237-248.

A Study on the Approaches and Utilization of Self-evaluation in Medical School

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  • 1Department of Medical Education, Yonsei Univsersity College of Medicine.

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to analyze important issues in the self-evaluation system and to develop approaches for dealing with them. It would be necessary, first to discuss quality of medical education on review of literatures. After this, it were examined that the problems of self-evaluaton based on data from 23 evaluators. We would, then, be dealing with the approaches and utilization of self-evaluation in medical school. The result of this study was as follows; First, self-evaluation system is important method to improve the quality of medical education. Second, although many people recognized self-evaluation important, evaluators pointed out the problems of self-evaluation as high cost, low effect, weight works and so on. And from this what we can conclude is that in order to perform self-evaluation effectively, the medical schools should recognize the neccesary of self-evaluation. Secondly, self-evaluation system should be developed to fit contexts of medical school. Finally, it is important to develop a monitoring system after self-evaluation process.

Keyword

Self-evaluation system; Monitoring system

MeSH Terms

Diagnostic Self Evaluation*
Education, Medical
Schools, Medical*
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