Introducing the ACGME Improving Assessment Using Direct Observation Toolkit!

Improve direct observation skills with carefully designed faculty development tools that can immediately be implemented in institutions and programs.
The ACGME’s Improving Assessment Using Direct Observation Toolkit offers faculty development curricula for institutions that can be adapted to local needs and that provides individual educators with techniques that will enhance their teaching skills.

The ACGME has partnered with nationally recognized content experts to create a tool that will help improve patient care by improving direct observation skills among graduate medical educators. Developed using the latest in scientific, evidence-based research, the toolkit includes:

  • More than 50 instructional videos
  • Hands-on practice
  • An extensive bibliography
  • 13 module topics
  • Six workshop outlines
  • Supporting materials and handouts, including frameworks and rater forms

…all offered at no cost to the graduate medical education community as part of the ACGME’s Mission to improve health care and population health.

Access the Toolkit