TY - GEN ID - cogprints2531 UR - http://cogprints.org/2531/ A1 - Ratnapalan MBBS, Savithiri A1 - Hilliard MD, EdD, Robert TI - Needs Assessment in Postgraduate Medical Education:A Review Y1 - 2002/10// N2 - Although the concept of needs assessment in continuing medical education is well accepted, there is limited information on needs assessment in postgraduate medical education. We discuss the learning needs of postgraduate trainees and review the various methods of needs assessment such as: questionnaire surveys, interviews, focus groups, chart audits, chart-stimulated recall, standardized patients, and environmental scans in the context of post graduate medical education. AV - public KW - residents KW - medical education KW - needs assessment KW - questionnaire surveys KW - interviews KW - focus groups KW - chart-audit KW - chart-stimulated recall KW - standardized patients KW - environmental scans ER -