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Grand Rounds: Assessment of Medical Trainees


By Maria Ramundo, MD , Director, Pediatric Residency Program, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

More about Maria Ramundo, MD

Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Develop an understanding of the components of an effective assessment process. 2. Describe the purposes of the milestones, EPAs and OPAs. 3. Utilize an effective assessment tool to write written comments.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists and nurses

Identified Gap:

Assessment and evaluation of those in training for the medical profession is an integral part of assuring clinical competency.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour

Expiration Date for CME Credit:


Method of Physician Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CME credit.


Dr. Ramundo has indicated that she has no relevant financial interest in any pharmaceutical or medical device company and that this activity was developed independent of commercial interest.

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 125 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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