To the point: medical education review of the RIME method for the evaluation of medical student clinical performance

Eve Espey, Francis Nuthalapaty, Sue Cox, Nadine Katz, Tony Ogburn, Ted Peskin, Alice Goepfert, Maya Hammoud, Petra Casey, Sandra Emmons, James J. Neutens

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Abstract

This article, the sixth in the ongoing To The Point Series produced by the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Undergraduate Medical Education Committee, reviews the Reporter-Interpreter-Manager-Educator (RIME) method for the evaluation of student clinical performance on the obstetrics and gynecology rotation. This article discusses the inherent challenges of descriptive narrative evaluation and the superiority of the RIME method in producing meaningful evaluation of and feedback for students. The use of the method to fulfill Liaison Committee on Medical Education standards and implementation of the method are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)123-133
Number of pages11
JournalAmerican journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Volume197
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2007

Keywords

  • RIME method
  • clinical performance evaluation
  • medical education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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    Espey, E., Nuthalapaty, F., Cox, S., Katz, N., Ogburn, T., Peskin, T., Goepfert, A., Hammoud, M., Casey, P., Emmons, S., & Neutens, J. J. (2007). To the point: medical education review of the RIME method for the evaluation of medical student clinical performance. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, 197(2), 123-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2007.04.006