The Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) is a comprehensive assessment of your performance in achieving the educational objectives of our medical school curriculum. The MSPE is a summary letter of evaluation, not a letter of recommendation. The MSPE describes your performance through three full years of medical school and the first part of your fourth year. It is then transmitted to the residency programs to which you apply during your senior year.
This section includes information intended to help a residency program selection committee review applicants holistically to achieve a residency class that brings a diverse set of background experiences, characteristics and perspectives. Students provide responses to three prompts indicating which research, extracurricular, and volunteer experiences were most meaningful to them.
Describes how school defines professionalism.
A short description of the student’s scholarly concentration or the SELECT program is described here.
Your overall academic performance in your preclinical pathway. Also, included is a brief summary of your evaluations from Doctoring 1 and 2.
Although MCOM is a non-ranking institution, students are clustered based on percentages assigned to their clinical clerkship grades and evaluations. The categories are the following: exceptional, outstanding, excellent, very good, good, and capable. Only clerkship grades are included in the MSPE cluster statement. Academic and clinical strengths are determined using a point system as described in the legend below. Every clerkship in the third year is counted equally. USMLE scores, community service, or research are not considered when determining academic and clinical modifiers.
|Descriptor||Clerkship Points Earned||# of Students in Modifier Group, Class of||# of Standard Deviations from Class Mean Clinical Score||# of Students in Modifier Group, Class of|
|Honors = 3 points, Pass with Commendations =2 points, Pass = 1 point, Remediation= 0 points, Fail = -1 point|
For questions about the MSPE, please contact Dr. Kira Zwygart, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, at KKZ@usf.edu. For more information about the MSPE, please visit the AAMC website.