An Online System to Help With Mock Oral Examination Administration

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Objective: Describe an online system used to collect data, compute statistics, and provide reports for mock oral examinations. Design: Forty general surgery residents, program directors, and faculty serving as examiners completed a survey regarding their experiences with the online mock oral examination system. Setting: General surgery residency programs and national surgical conferences. Participants: General surgery residents, program directors, and faculty. Results: System users had very positive attitudes toward the online system in terms of usability and reporting functions. Conclusions: The mock oral exam management online system is a useful tool that eases the burden of managing a mock oral exam session.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1167-1173
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Surgical Education
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1 2019


  • certifying examination
  • feedback
  • interpersonal and communication skills
  • medical knowledge
  • mock orals
  • practice-based learning and improvement
  • surgical education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Education


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