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Download the Data Collection Instrument (DCI*)

Select documents from the tables below based on survey year and type. A new DCI is published each Spring for surveys taking place between September and June of the following year. For example, the DCI published in June 2012 was used for survey visits that took place between September 2013 and June 2014 (i.e., academic year 2013-2014). Be sure to select the DCI version that is specific to the academic year when the survey visit will take place.

Overview

Download DCI Materials

2014-2015

Complete a DCI

Data Sources

Compile the Appendix

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

The DCI for survey visits occurring during the 2015-2016
academic year will be published in April 2014.

 

Academic Year 2014-2015

Preliminary

Provisional

Full

Section Download

Updated

Section Download

Updated

Section Download

Updated

IS - Section I
Preliminary

N/A
IS - Section I
Provisional

12/5/2013
IS - Section I
Full
12/5/2013
12/13/2013
ED - Section II
Preliminary
N/A
ED - Section II
Provisional

N/A
ED - Section II
Full
12/13/2013
3/31/2014
MS - Section III
Preliminary

N/A
MS - Section III
Provisional

N/A
MS - Section III
Full
12/5/2013
12/13/2013
FA - Section IV
Preliminary
N/A
FA - Section IV
Provisional
N/A
FA - Section IV
Full
N/A
ER - Section V
Preliminary
N/A
ER - Section V
Provisional
N/A
ER - Section V
Full
N/A
Course/Clerkship Forms
Preliminary
N/A
Course/Clerkship Forms
Provisional
N/A
Course/Clerkship Forms
Full

N/A
Cover Page
N/A
Cover Page

N/A
Cover Page

N/A
Divider Tabs
N/A
Divider Tabs
N/A
Divider Tabs
N/A
Binder Labels
N/A
Binder Labels
N/A
Binder Labels
N/A

2014-2015 Update Summary

Changes to the Full Survey DCI (3-21-14)

 

Section II - Educational Program for the MD Degree

  • ED-31, question “b” was updated to reflect current language in the 2014 Graduation Questionnaire (GQ). Previous versions of the GQ asked whether “sufficient feedback” was provided; the 2014 GQ asks whether “mid-clerkship feedback” was provided.

 

Changes to the Full Survey DCI (12-13-13)

Section I - Institutional Setting

  • Canadian Graduation Questionnaire (CGQ) page numbers were added as a reference where applicable.


Section II - Educational Program for the MD Degree

  • Reference to Question 6 of the Graduation Questionnaire (GQ) was added to ED-11 (item b).
  • Reference to Question 8 of the Graduation Questionnaire (GQ) was added to ED-27 (item c).
  • Canadian Graduation Questionnaire (CGQ) page numbers were added as a reference where applicable.

 

Section III - Medical Students

  • Reference to Question 18 of the Graduation Questionnaire (GQ) was removed and replaced with Question 34 in MS-18 (item e).
  • References to Question 41 & 42 of the Graduation Questionnaire (GQ) were added to MS-32 (item b).
  • References to Question 40 & 46 of the Graduation Questionnaire (GQ) were added to MS-32 (item e).
  • Canadian Graduation Questionnaire (CGQ) page numbers were added as a reference where applicable.

Changes to the Full Survey DCI (12-5-13)

Section I - Institutional Setting

  • Items a and b of “Background Information About the Medical School” were removed because they requested data from the AAMC Directory of American Medical Education, which will not be published in 2014.
  • A request for a current list of the members of the medical school administration (with titles) and all department chairs was added as item a.1 to IS-11.

 

Section III - Medical Students

  • Reference to GQ question #19 was removed from MS-19 (item c). Data from GQ question #18 may still be used to answer this question.

 

 

Changes to the Provisional Survey DCI (12-5-13)

Section I - Institutional Setting

  • Items a and b of “Background Information About the Medical School” were removed because they requested data from the AAMC Directory of American Medical Education, which will not be published in 2014.
  • A request for a current list of the members of the medical school administration (with titles) and all department chairs was added as item a.1 to IS-11.

 

*What is the DCI?

Until recently, the DCI was referred to as the medical education database; the LCME has adopted the more generic term "Data Collection Instrument" (DCI).