The CBME Resource Database

I’ve created a database for all of the resources I collected for my self-education on competency-based medical education.  Y means yes, N means no, NA means not applicable.

Access the excel spreadsheet here.

Some explanations of column names (except where self-explanatory):

  1. Year of Publication 
  2. First Author
  3. Title
  4. Full Citation
  5. DOI or URL
  6. Country of Origin – of the author(s).  ‘International’ was used to indicate authors from different countries.
  7. Learning Level – UME (undergraduate medical education), GME (graduate medical education), PG (postgraduate or continuing medical education), ALL (combinations of learning levels or applicable to all).
  8. Assessment Frameworks-
    1. Competencies & Milestones – Relates to ACGME or CanMeds competency frameworks?
    2. EPAs – Relates to Entrustable Professional Activities?
    3. RIME – Relates to RIME?
    4. Combination – Demonstrates alignment of multiple frameworks?
  9. Resource Type 
    1. General Knowledge (GK) – Provides background or foundational knowledge?
      1. GK category – If a GK article, provides general knowledge on what?
    2. Accrediting Body Initiative – Offers recommendations or updates from a big initiative you should know about?
      1. Initiative Name – If related to an initiative or workgroup, which one?
    3. Practice Example – Description of implementation or experience at a specific site
      1. Practice Site – If so, where?
  10. Notable Elements – Items of interest that shows up in the article including
    1. Change management – this includes lessons learned, challenges, etc.
    2. Outcomes and objectives development
    3. Curriculum development
    4. Assessment development
    5. Faculty development
    6. Personal learning plans or pathways
    7. Educational technology

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Amazing resource! Thank you for sharing it.


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