How well do we think we’re doing?

At Parkland Morning Report we discussed about tools that are available to help clinicians make diagnostic and therapeutic decisions. We also talked about possible discrepancies between how physicians assess their own skills compared to objective measures. Below are some interesting articles about this.

Accuracy of physician self-assessment compared with observed measures of competence: a systematic review.

Physicians’ Diagnostic Accuracy, Confidence, and Resource Requests; A Vignette Study

“I’ll Never Play Professional Football” and Other Fallacies of Self-Assessment