Table 2

Comparison of OSCE scores (%) between the classes who matriculated into the new curriculum in 2012 and 2013

Year of studyYear of matriculationBetween-class comparison of OSCE scores,
p value*
20122013
Year 2—preclinical OSCEFebruary/June 2014February/June 2015
  Physical examination (stations set I)86 (67–100)89 (78–100)0.007
  Physical examination (stations set II)82 (60–92)90 (83–100)<0.001
  Cardiac/pulmonary auscultation100 (75–100)100 (75–100)0.5
Year 3—early clinical OSCEFebruary 2015February 2016
  Physical examination (stations set I)82 (67–90)86 (78–100)<0.001
  Physical examination (stations set II)81 (67–100)90 (83–100)<0.001
  ECG interpretation (basics)100 (80–100)100 (80–100)0.7
  Interpretation of laboratory data88 (75–100)100 (75–100)0.8
  Cardiac auscultation80 (60–80)80 (60–80)0.6
  Pulmonary auscultation60 (60–80)100 (80–100)<0.001
  • *Data obtained by Mann-Whitney U test.

  • OSCE scores (%) are shown as median and IQR.

  • OSCE, objective structured clinical examination.