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  1. Predictors of performance on the national board of medical examiners obstetrics and gynecology subject examination.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    To examine the correlation among the National Board of Medical Examiners subject examination, the US Medical Licensure Examination step 1 scores, and grade point average and to determine if poor performance could be predicted by the US Medical Licensure Examination step 1 score and grade point average.

    Methods 

    The subject examination scores of 148 third-year medical students were compared with their US Medical Licensure Examination step 1 scores and grade point averages.

    Scores below the 20th percentile were defined as poor performance.

    Results 

    There was a significant correlation between the US Medical Licensure Examination score and the subject examination score (r=6, P<. 001).

    The correlation with grade point average was also significant (r=57, P<. 001).

    Conclusion 

    The US Medical Licensure Examination step 1 performance, grade point average, and performance on the subject examination are all correlated.

    However, use of the US Medical Licensure Examination step 1 scores and grade point averages to identify all students at risk was associated with a high false-positive rate at our institution.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Licence, Examen universitaire, Médecine, Gynécologie, Obstétrique, Etudiant, Performance, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Licence, College examen, Medicine, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Student, Performance, United States, North America, America, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0282116

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 27/11/1998.