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Competency-based Medical Education in India

Dhastagir S Sheriff

Citation Information : Sheriff DS. Competency-based Medical Education in India. 2020; 9 (2):39-41.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10085-8125

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Indian medical education was structured and believed in summative assessment. Competency-based medical education (CBME), on the other hand, is to train the learner to become a holistic primary care physician. Competency-based medical education's competencies are so designed to bridge the gap between theoretical aspects with practical clinical skills, tempered with compassion and empathy to become a health professional guided by a value system having sound ethical principles.

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