Approaches to Clinical Reasoning Assessment

Juan N. Lessing, Patrick Rendón, Steven J. Durning, Justin J. Roesch

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The assessment of clinical reasoning is vital for educators in their endeavors to improve the ability of learners and clinicians to think critically about patient care. In this AM Last Page , we compare 5 clinical reasoning assessment approaches. None alone suffice, but when thoughtfully selected , each methodology, especially when used with others, is valuable.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1285
Number of pages1
JournalAcademic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • clinical reasoning
  • clinical reasoning assessment
  • methodology
  • assessment methodologies
  • extended matching questions
  • script concordance testing
  • think aloud
  • objective structured clinical examination
  • chart-stimulated recall


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