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Table 1 Characteristics of the examiners participating in the study in the first and second OSCEs

From: Implementation of written structured feedback into a surgical OSCE

  First OSCE Second OSCE
Number of previous OSCEs as examiner 3.6 ± 2.2 3.8 ± 2.5
Gender
 Female 21.4% 30.8%
 Male 78.6% 69.2%
Surgical discipline
 Thoracic and heart surgery 7.1% 15.3%
 Oral, cranio-maxillofacial, and facial plastic surgery 14.2% 7.7%
 Vascular surgery 28.6% 23.1%
 General and visceral surgery 35.7% 30.8%
 Trauma surgery 21.4% 23.1%
Stage of advanced professional training
 Resident 38.5% 69.2%
 Consultant 15.4% 0%
 Senior physician 46.2% 30.8%
 Chief physician 7.9% 0%
  1. Shown as the mean + standard deviation