UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO
Department of Medicine
ASSOCIATE CHAIR for EDUCATION MEMORANDUM
August 10, 2002
Policy on Resident Evaluation and Feedback
PURPOSE: To describe the evaluation and feedback process for medicine
- The Committee on Housestaff Evaluation and Feedback (CHEF) is the
primary departmental committee responsible for resident evaluation and
feedback. The committee is comprised of program and associate program
directors, site directors, and other key faculty directly involved in
residency education. CHEF meets quarterly, with a discussion of each
resident’s performance at each meeting. The chairperson of CHEF is the
Associate Chair for Education.
- A paper file (also called permanent file) is maintained for each resident in
the locked office of the Education Office and is available for the resident
to review on request. This record contains all correspondence. Residents
are encouraged to submit copies of scholarly activities for inclusion into
this record. In addition, an electronic record, E*VALUE, is maintained
for each resident and can be viewed by the resident. E*VALUE contains
all electronic evaluations as well as the procedure log record.
- Resident evaluations address the six competencies outlined by the
ACGME, which include patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based
learning, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, and
- Each resident’s clinical competence is evaluated on a regular and on-going
i. A resident’s performance is evaluated in writing by the attending
at the end of each rotation. These evaluations are entered into
E*VALUE. In addition, the resident’s performance is reviewed
with the attending verbally on completion of each rotation.
1. All six competencies are evaluated by the attending.
ii. A resident’s performance in the outpatient continuity clinic is
evaluated bi-annually by the resident’s clinic preceptor. These