Feedback Sources

  Form of Feedback Types of Feedback Purpose Who Gives Feedback? Who Receives Feedback?
Year 1–2 Written Assessment Quizzes, Exams, Papers Assessment of knowledge Course Instructor Learner and Course Instructor
Self-Assessment Reflections, Self-Evaluations Self awareness of strengths, areas of improvements, and accomplishments Learner Learner
Oral Feedback Small group discussions, 1:1 MT sessions Ongoing feedback about progress (formative) Educators (e.g., Tutors, TA’s, etc.) Learners
Written Feedback MT evaluations Summative evaluation of performance Educators Learners
Peer Evaluations PAS Peer Assessment Ongoing feedback about group participation (formative) Peers Learners
Program Evaluation Course Evaluations, LEAD, Town Halls Assessment of learning process – teaching, delivery and learning Learners Course Instructors and Administrators
Year 3–4 Written and Performance Assessment SHELF and OSCE Exams Summative feedback of clinical knowledge Course Instructor Learner and Course Instructor
Oral Feedback Bedside and Conference Rounds, 1:1 Mid-Rotation Sessions Ongoing feedback about clinical performance (formative) Educators Learners
Written Feedback Mid-Rotation and End of Clerkship Evaluation of students’ performance Assessment of student clinical performance Educators (e.g., preceptors, attendings, residents, etc.) Learners
Evaluation of Clinical Educator, PBL, Lecturers Assessment of educators’ clinical teaching Learners Course Instructors and Administrators
Program Evaluation Clerkship Evaluations, SPICE, Graduation Questionnaire Assessment of clinical experiences and environment Learners Course Instructors and Administrators


Additional Sources of Feedback

  • Educational Program Survey (Program)
  • Matriculating Student Questionnaire (Program)
  • PGY1 Survey (Program)
  • Resident Match Data (Learner and Program)
  • USMLE Scores (Learner and Program)
  • End of Year 2 Survey