Type of Article:  Short Communication

Volume 5; Issue 1 (March 2017)

Page No.: 3575-3578

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2017.112


Dinesh Kumar. V *, Gunasegaran J.P.

Department of Anatomy, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India.

Corresponding Author: Dr. Dinesh Kumar. V, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India.  E-Mail: dinesh.88560@gmail.com


Dossier, being one of the available devices for continuous cumulative assessment, is used for inculcating professionalism among medical students mainly during their clerkship. In this article, we have analysed the need for summative assessment in present scenario and how dossier could be effectively crafted in Anatomy. Along with it, we have discussed the rationale behind various parameters used and how it can be used in day to day practice. Further studies need to address the validation of our device and its implications.

Key words: Cumulative Assessment, Dossier, Medical Education, Professionalism, Anatomy.


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Cite this article: Dinesh Kumar. V, Gunasegaran J.P. DOSSIER IN ANATOMY: A TRACKING DEVICE OF LEARNING AND A TOOL FOR ASSESSMENT. Int J Anat Res 2017;5(1):3575-3578. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2017.112