The fairness, predictive validity and acceptability of multiple mini interview in an internationally diverse student population--a mixed methods study

Maureen E. Kelly (Lead / Corresponding author), Jon Dowell, Adrian Husbands, John Newell, Siun O'Flynn, Thomas Kropmans, Fidelma P. Dunne, Andrew W. Murphy

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: International medical students, those attending medical school outside of their country of citizenship, account for a growing proportion of medical undergraduates worldwide. This study aimed to establish the fairness, predictive validity and acceptability of Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) in an internationally diverse student population.

METHODS: This was an explanatory sequential, mixed methods study. All students in First Year Medicine, National University of Ireland Galway 2012 were eligible to sit a previously validated 10 station MMI. Quantitative data comprised: demographics, selection tool scores and First Year Assessment scores. Qualitative data comprised separate focus groups with MMI Assessors, EU and Non-EU students.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267
Number of pages1
JournalBMC Medical Education
Volume14
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 2014

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