Letters International medical graduates

GMC’s planned study into GP selection scheme’s value in predicting MRCGP performance is flawed

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3441 (Published 05 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3441
  1. Richard Wakeford, life fellow1
  1. 1Hughes Hall, Cambridge CB1 2EW, UK
  1. rew5{at}cam.ac.uk

Moberly reports that the General Medical Council is commissioning a study to examine the relation between performance in the National Recruitment Office’s (NRO) selection process for GP training and that in the membership examination of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) clinical skills assessment (CSA). It aims to assess the extent to which the specialty recruitment process can predict subsequent performance in the CSA to “help the development of interventions to correct weaknesses identified in particular trainees.”1 …

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