Coard, Kathleen C.; Williams, Elaine E.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Pathology
Medical students' evaluation of their pathology clerkship experience
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
As part of a recent trend among faculties in educational institutions to review and upgrade their courses and teaching methods, the Department of Pathology introduced a questionnaire for assessment of the pathology clerkship experience by the medical students. This was to be completed at the end of their rotation. An evaluation of the results of an entire class indicates that, for the most part, the responses were positive with 82% considering the experience to be of great benefit and 17% of reasonable benefit. The responses were generally more favorable to Anatomical Pathology and Haematology than to Chemical Pathology. The study identified areas where modifications in teaching could be considered, and ways to improve the questionnaire, making it more useful for future assessments.....