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Assessment and Evaluation at Rowan-Virtua SOM

Rowan-Virtua SOM Assessment CycleThe Office of Assessment and Evaluation supports students and faculty achieve excellence by utilizing evidence-based assessment practices in fulfilling its educational mission.

The assessment process allows Rowan-Virtua SOM to create a body of evidence to help achieve institutional goals, meet national standards, and initiate continuous quality improvement. See our Outcomes Assessment Plan for more information. 


Student Performance Dashboard

Rowan-Virtua SOMetrics

The Rowan-Virtua SOMetrics dashboard is used to track student performance throughout all 4 years of training. The dashboard provides critical information to Rowan-Virtua SOM leadership and other key stakeholders to support student academic success. Data includes, but is not limited to:

  • National Benchmarks (COMAT, COMLEX, USMLE)
  • Risk Factors (Admissions and Academic)
  • Performance Measures (Grades, OSCEs, Evaluations )
  • Competency Milestones & Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA) Progress

Assessment Committees

Rowan-Virtua SOM Assessment maintains two committees: the Program Evaluation and Student Assessment Committee (PESA) and Student Evaluation of Performance Committee (STEP). Both committees work in collaboration with the assessment office in supporting curriculum evaluation and student assessment. 

Assessment Committees

Measurements of Success

The curriculum at Rowan-Virtua SOM is integral in producing competent student doctors who pass national exams, match into competitive programs, and are most importantly ready to enter into residency.

Performance Outcomes