Assessment & Evaluation in Health Professions Education

This course introduces medical school faculty members and other health professionals to assessment and evaluation in health profession education, including a focus on student learning outcomes and program evaluation to enhance the curriculum. The ability to utilize data to make decisions on students' progress, on curricular alignment, on course and program learning goals, and on improving student and programmatic outcomes are critical to the success of health professions educators. Students will learn multiple approaches for assessment and evaluation, hot to operationalize learning goals for effective assessment and evaluation, how to utilize multiple assessment tools and approaches, how to develop assessment and evaluation plans, and how to utilize assessment and evaluation data in decision-making.