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Feedback in Medical Education: A Neglected Domain

Karthik Vijayan

Keywords : Feedback, Medical education, Medical students

Citation Information : Vijayan K. Feedback in Medical Education: A Neglected Domain. 2023; 6 (1):16-17.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10082-03170

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-12-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Feedback has been a neglected field in medical education even though it's a key instrument to make medical education more refined. Feedback can be interpreted as a communication between the observer and the performer with a goal of improving the work further. Feedback can be classified as positive feedback and negative feedback. There are barriers to the process of feedback giving, which with proper tools, can be overcome. The way of approach while giving feedback is also essential to make the feedback effective. In conclusion, it can be stated that by training people in giving constructive feedback in medical education, the neglected feedback culture can be used to refine medical education and thereby refine the medical community itself.

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