EPA Entrustment Scale Refinements

Aug 1, 2020
Heather McDonald-Blumer

The final rating scale “EPA Overall Assessment” has changed across all Postgrad Departments, hoping to make the anchors more straightforward, interpretable and to promote uniformity.

Please see the document for a full explanation but in short the new categories are:




performance was an exemplar



didn’t need to act - coaching aside



provided minor re-direction



provided major re-direction



had to complete some or all of the EPA

The nuanced interpretation will be discussed in detail by your Program Director, RPC and Competence Committee to help ensure that there is uniformity across your division. (Note that the grading scale for milestones [the sub components of the task] will remain the same for the present.)