Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

This competency is weighted ~20% of your overall clerkship evaluation.

This competency is best assessed with direct observation or review of written communication.  We have tools to facilitate direct observation by faculty and house staff of your oral presentation skills and patient counseling skills. You optionally can submit samples of your written communication in the form of progress notes and/or discharge instructions for patients into Canvas.

We have provided you an opportunity to get anonymous feedback from your patients about you professional demeanor and communication skills.