The assessments at all stages – from admission to a medical schools to final exam at MD/MBBS or later specialization – change from current proficiency-testing to their aptitude, drive and preference for this long-haul flight of medical practice.
This Drive Factor may deal with the student and physician dropout ratios. Only those will come and stay who have a passion and can deal with routinized nature of medical profession.
A key role of regulator bodies comes into play here. They too need to be open to newer realities and new times. The balancing act between stringent and pragmatic will need to be revisited.
We will aim to feature best practices from around the world in this area. If you know any medical school which has experimented with assessments, send us their case study and we will publish it here.
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