To the Editor: Dr Kogan and colleagues1 reported the results of a systematic review of observation tools used to assess clinical skills of medical trainees, summarizing the evidence of the tools' validity and outcomes. The authors stated in their methods that every article was independently abstracted by 2 authors and that differences in data abstraction were resolved through consensus adjudication.
Pitrou I. Tools to Assess Clinical Skills of Medical Trainees. JAMA. 2010;303(4):331-332. doi:10.1001/jama.2010.19