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Performance Feedback and Evaluations

Ongoing performance feedback and evaluations are a critical part of the teaching and career development process for trainees specializing in pediatric hematology-oncology. Each fellow is given both a formal and informal performance evaluations in addition to feedback conferences throughout all rotations. Fellows meet with our Chief of Service and Program Directors semi-annually on an individual basis to review progress and monthly as a group to optimize the learning experience.

Formal and Informal Performance Evaluations. Trainees participate in formal and informal performance evaluations, as well as feedback conferences, throughout all rotations in the training program. These mutual evaluations are accomplished electronically using the MedHub program implemented by Baylor College of Medicine. Formal evaluations of conference presentations, clinical rotations, and overall performance reports are reviewed with the trainee on a regular basis.

Bi-annual Progress Reviews with Chief of Service and Program Directors. In addition, each fellow meets twice yearly with the Chief of Service, Dr. Susan Blaney, and fellowship leaders, Drs. Youngna Lee-KimPhil Steuber and Amber Yates. They review the fellows’ evaluations and overall progress, as well as their Individualized Learning Programs (ILPs).

Monthly Group Discussions. Drs. Blaney, Lee-Kim, Steuber and Yates meet with the fellows as a group on a monthly basis to address programmatic issues. These meetings provide fellows with an opportunity to discuss issues regarding the curriculum and its implementation. The meetings also serve as a forum to resolve issues that are identified as impediments to the learning experience.

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