Residents As Teachers - Providing Feedback - What is Feedback?


What is Feedback?

Providing Feedback

Feedback addresses students' specific actions, with the goal of improving performance.

Why is feedback important?

Feedback has been shown to:

  • Improve performance
  • Improve judgment/decision-making
  • Help students learn faster
  • Provide structure/direction
  • Build confidence
  • Increase motivation
  • Increase self-awareness
  • Strengthen self-assessment accuracy/ability

Many students report that they do not get enough feedback.