The role of interviews in predicting student OSCE performance: medical students’ perspective
Mohammed Abdul Shafi, Mohamed Rimzy Mohamed Riza, Muhammed Shaan Riaz
Faculty of Medicine, St George’s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
We have read with great interest the article by Kumar et al,1 which correlates the performance of physician associates in a multiple mini-interview (MMI) to performances in objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs). As senior medical students, we share many similarities with physician associate students as we were assessed through MMIs for entrance into medical school and are constantly assessed via OSCEs throughout our training. We would therefore like to share our perspective on the topic.
We thank Shafi et al for their interest in our recently published paper1 and for sharing their perspective as medical students who have gone through multiple mini-interview (MMI) and objective structured clinical examinations (OSCE). Having read their response in detail, we feel it warrants several clarifications.
View the original paper by Kumar and colleagues.
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