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Reliability of interviewing in medical student selection

Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1988; 296 doi: (Published 28 May 1988) Cite this as: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1988;296:1520
  1. P Richards,
  2. I C McManus,
  3. S A Maitlis


    Six interviewing panels which had assessed candidates for places at a medical school in 1984 were reconvened in 1987 to assess videotapes of the interviews conducted by themselves and by other panels. Overall recommendations made by panels showed excellent reliability within panels and high reliability between panels.

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