I read with great interest the article by Hilliard et al1 in the January 1998 issue of the ARCHIVES. As a pediatrician with considerable experience in organizing objective structured clinical examinations for undergraduates during the past 10 years, I have the following suggestions to make the examination both more interesting and more objective for the residents and less traumatic for the children who may be used as subjects.
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