A Systematic Review of the Quality and Utility of Observer-Based Instruments for Assessing Medical Professionalism

Yu Heng Kwan, Kelly Png, Jie Kie Phang, Ying Ying Leung, Hendra Goh, Yi Seah, Julian Thumboo, Swee Cheng Ng, Warren Fong, Desiree Lie
Submitted: December, 2018

We systematically reviewed the psychometric properties and utility of existing observer-based instruments for assessing professionalism in medical trainees. We scored the utility of each instrument based on the ability to distinguish performance levels over time, availability of objective scoring criteria, validity evi