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Widening perspectives: reframing the way we research selection

Widening perspectives: reframing the way we research selection Adv in Health Sci Educ (2017) 22:565–572 DOI 10.1007/s10459-016-9730-5 Widening perspectives: reframing the way we research selection 1 2 3 • • Kelly L. Dore Chris Roberts Sarah Wright Received: 16 September 2016 / Accepted: 26 October 2016 / Published online: 4 November 2016 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016 Today’s healthcare professionals require expertise in clinical knowledge and skills, as well as communication, collaboration, advocacy, leadership, scholarship, and professionalism (Frank and Danoff 2007; Kirch 2012; Witzburg and Sondheimer 2013; O’Connell et al. 2014). Prideaux et al. (2011) identified key principles applied to ‘assessment for selection,’ which are seen throughout the articles in this special edition. The ‘pieces’ of what con- stitutes a ‘good’ healthcare professional are currently assessed in a range of differing ways during selection into education and training. In the United Kingdom, the Medical Schools Council report suggests selection frameworks and models broadly address three consid- erations (skills, values and attributes) with similar frameworks existing in other countries such as the CanMEDS framework in Canada (Selecting for Excellence Executive Group 2014; Frank and Danoff 2007). In doing, so selection committees should ensure the fairest and most transparent admissions processes that select the best possible candidates, from all http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Advances in Health Sciences Education Springer Journals

Widening perspectives: reframing the way we research selection

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 by Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Subject
Education; Medical Education
ISSN
1382-4996
eISSN
1573-1677
DOI
10.1007/s10459-016-9730-5
pmid
27815761
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Abstract

Adv in Health Sci Educ (2017) 22:565–572 DOI 10.1007/s10459-016-9730-5 Widening perspectives: reframing the way we research selection 1 2 3 • • Kelly L. Dore Chris Roberts Sarah Wright Received: 16 September 2016 / Accepted: 26 October 2016 / Published online: 4 November 2016 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016 Today’s healthcare professionals require expertise in clinical knowledge and skills, as well as communication, collaboration, advocacy, leadership, scholarship, and professionalism (Frank and Danoff 2007; Kirch 2012; Witzburg and Sondheimer 2013; O’Connell et al. 2014). Prideaux et al. (2011) identified key principles applied to ‘assessment for selection,’ which are seen throughout the articles in this special edition. The ‘pieces’ of what con- stitutes a ‘good’ healthcare professional are currently assessed in a range of differing ways during selection into education and training. In the United Kingdom, the Medical Schools Council report suggests selection frameworks and models broadly address three consid- erations (skills, values and attributes) with similar frameworks existing in other countries such as the CanMEDS framework in Canada (Selecting for Excellence Executive Group 2014; Frank and Danoff 2007). In doing, so selection committees should ensure the fairest and most transparent admissions processes that select the best possible candidates, from all

Journal

Advances in Health Sciences EducationSpringer Journals

Published: Nov 4, 2016

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