Measuring Competencies

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The Development of a Competency-Based Rubric to Measure Resident Milestones

An article by Beatrice Boateng PhD et al. from the Journal of raudate Medical Education

An example of the use of a rubric for resident evaluation against the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Milestones.  Discusses a basic intro to what a rubric is and its uses.

Note: does not contain either the tables or the rubric itself (the rubric is downloadable from the journal website)

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit Evaluation

Competency Based Medical Education (CBME), Focus on Undergraduate Medical Education

From the Society of General Internal Medicine.


  • Describe the CBME “movement”
  • Appreciate innovative strategies to implement CBME in UME
  • Recognize the challenges and potential solutions to assessment of competencies in UME
  • Consider ways to manage a more seamless transition from UME to GME
  • 1 hr 16 min video

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit Evaluation

Implementing the ACGME General Competencies Requirements

This workbook from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is intended to

  • Provide basic information pertaining to “competence.”
  • Define the six “core competencies.”
  • Present sample goals and objectives related to the competencies.
  • Offer approaches to evaluation.
  • Serve as a file for pertinent reference materials.
  • Provide a place to store program-specific documentation of implementation of
    competency evaluation.

The materials in this workbook are intended to assist program directors and faculty in the development of competency objectives and evaluation methods. The workbook is divided into sections corresponding to each ACGME competency and the ACGME language pertaining to each competency is provided as a “tab” behind which program directors can organize materials pertinent to their approach to that competency.

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit Evaluation