Evaluating the Systematic Validity of a Medical Subspecialty Examination - American Board of Medical Specialties

To evaluate the systematic validity of a medical subspecialty examination, researchers compared scores between two groups: physicians taking the exam for initial certification who had completed a fellowship program and those that had not. Additionally, they compared practice pathway board candidates scores to all other candidates, both who had and had not completed a fellowship. Researchers found systematic validity, because test functioned the same way across different groups.

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