Black IM residents face assessment bias despite changes to ratings system

United States-born Black internal medicine residents continued to be rated lower on knowledge assessments compared with white residents, even after the installation of the Milestone rating system, researchers found.
In 2014, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education replaced the Resident Annual Evaluation Summary with the Milestone ratings system to address several flaws, such as a lack of standardized evaluation criteria across programs, Bradley M. Gray, PhD, a health services researcher at ABIM, and colleagues wrote in Annals of Internal Medicine.
The researchers examined the

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