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Failure to Fail Part 1- Why faculty evaluation may not identify a failing learner

In Education & Quality Improvement by Nadim Lalani6 Comments

I recently gave a talk to fellow faculty on the phenomenon of “failure to fail” in emergency medicine. I am no expert, but I have tried to synthesize the details in a useful way. I have broken it down into three parts. Part 1 deals with the phenomenon of Failure to Fail.  In two follow up posts I will introduce some forms of evaluator bias and then provide a prescription for more effective …