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

CaHRU at Trent Regional SAPC, Nottingham, March 2019

CaHRU was well represented at the recent annual Trent Regional SAPC Conference which this year was held at East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham on 19 March 2019 . The core of the morning session were the two parallel sessions. Dr Continue reading CaHRU at Trent Regional SAPC, Nottingham, March 2019