Prizewinning CaHRU paper presented at Royal College of General Practitioners’ online conference

Dr Julie Pattinson from the University of Lincoln presented her prizewinning paper, which was awarded the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Research Paper of the Year 2019 in Medical Education, at this year’s RCGP online conference. The conference: A Continue reading Prizewinning CaHRU paper presented at Royal College of General Practitioners’ online conference

Dyslexia associated with reduced pass rates in MRCGP Clinical Skills Exam but not Applied Knowledge Test

A recent study from a team at CaHRU and the RCGP, published in Medical Education, ‘Performance in candidates declaring vs not declaring dyslexia in a licensing clinical exam’ showed that trainee doctors with dyslexia were less likely to pass the Continue reading Dyslexia associated with reduced pass rates in MRCGP Clinical Skills Exam but not Applied Knowledge Test

CaHRU’s research on differential attainment in postgraduate exams at Birmingham trainer’s conference 2019

CaHRU’s latest research on differential attainment was presented this November 2019 at Birmingham GP Trainer’s Conference at the Hilton Warwick Hotel, Stratford on Avon. Prof Niro Siriwardena of CaHRU who is also R&D lead for assessment at the RCGP presented Continue reading CaHRU’s research on differential attainment in postgraduate exams at Birmingham trainer’s conference 2019

Cognitive interview study of medical licensing knowledge test published in BMJ Open

A team from the University of Lincoln and the Royal College of General Practitioners, with lead author Dr Julie Pattinson and corresponding author, Prof Niro Siriwardena, have published the first cognitive interview study, exploring reasons for differences in performance between Continue reading Cognitive interview study of medical licensing knowledge test published in BMJ Open

CaHRU at Society for Academic Primary Care Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

CaHRU were represented at the 48th annual scientific meeting of the Society for Academic Primary Care which took place at the University of Exeter by Dr Zahid Asghar and Professor Niro Siriwardena. The title of the conference was ‘Primary Care: Continue reading CaHRU at Society for Academic Primary Care Annual Scientific Meeting 2019