Toward Assessing Graduates' Readiness for Clinical Practice: The UHTRUST Investigation

April 24
UCSF Library, Room CL-220-223
530 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco CA


Medical Education Grand Rounds
Toward Assessing Graduates' Readiness for Clinical Practice: The UHTRUST Investigation

Led by:

Olle (Th. J.) ten Cate, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine
Director, Centre for Research and Development of Education, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands

In the midst of the competencies revolution in professions education, there is a constant search for assessment methods to help us track and assess trainee progress. Dr. ten Cate, an international educational research expert in this field, will share some of the approaches currently under investigation, and some of the issues to consider when assessing professional competence in the workplace.  At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe work-place-based assessment approaches and struggles at and beyond the top of Miller’s pyramid
  • Discuss the intricacies around measuring entrustment decisions for critical tasks


The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UCSF School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of one AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

Course No. MGR13075