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Table 6

Health Services Research Core Competencies: Final Report 2008

Examples of HSR Doctoral Competency Assessment Opportunities
Who is doing the assessmentWho/what is being assessed?Assessment opportunities
FacultyHSR programPeer course evaluations
Curriculum review (program, department, school)
Crosswalk between competencies and learning objectives
HSR studentsCourse grades
Faculty written assessments
Faculty oral assessments
Progress reports/plans
Benchmarking against other students
RA and TA evaluations
Critique of independent study progress
Critique of research papers
Qualifying/area exams
Dissertation proposal defense
Dissertation defense
Exit interviews
StudentsHSR programStudent course and seminar evaluations
Graduate job placement
Peer reviewed publications
Presentations
Posters
News and op-ed articles
Grey literature
Research funding
Exit interviews
Self and peer assessmentSelf assessments
Mock study section
Peer reviews of work in progress
Public health service
AlumniHSR programAlumni surveys (1 year, 3-5 year, 5+ years)
Peer collaboration network
Continuing education offered
Alumni peer review of publications, presentations, and posters
Alumni grants
Self and peer assessmentJob offers
Job history - leadership positions, impact on policy and practice
Peer reviewed publications
Presentations
Posters
News and op-ed articles
Grey literature
Grant funding
Public health service
EmployersHSR programHiring of graduates with HSR degrees
Job offers and placements for HSR graduates
HSR studentsInternship/practicum evaluation
HSR employeesEmployee performance evaluation
Other outside evaluatorsHSR programStudy section reviews of training grants
Stakeholder reviews
University reviews
CEPH reviews
External advisory board reviews
HSR studentsStudy section scores and reviews of student submitted grants
Patient reviews of clinical work
Community reviews of student interventions
Critique of journal article submissions

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Current as of October 2012
Internet Citation: Table 6: Health Services Research Core Competencies: Final Report 2008. October 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/funding/hsrcomp08/hsrcomp08tab6.html

 

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