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Table 3 *ACGME competency-based self-evaluation (median scores; n = 42)

From: The research rotation: competency-based structured and novel approach to research training of internal medicine residents

#Research Component Competency tested Non-rotators (n= 14) Rotators (n = 28)
Evidence based topic Practice based learning 6.25 6.75
Critique of literature Medical knowledge 5 6
Designing research project Medical knowledge/Interpersonal skills 6 6.75
Research interest/learning Professionalism/Medial knowledge 6.5 7
Data gathering and analysis System based practice/Practice based learning 6.25 7
Overall Competence in research skills All of the above 6 7
  1. *p value using Mann Whitney U test for comparison of median scores between rotators & non-rotators were non-significant.
  2. # Score 1–3 unsatisfactory; Score 4–7 satisfactory; 7–9 superior