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InterpersonalandCommunicationSkillsTrainingforRadiologyTraineesUsingaRotatingPeerSupervisionModel(Microteaching)1ElviraV.Lang,MD,AjaySood,MD,BradAnderson,BS,EvaKettenmann,BS,ElizabethArmstrong,PhDFebruary1999,theAccreditationCouncilofGraduateMedicalEducation(ACGME)formulatedsixcorecompe-tenciesthatanewpractitionershouldpossess,butleftittotheresidencyandfellowshipprogramstodefinethenecessaryskillsandimplementaprocessofteaching,as-sessment,andprocessimprovement(1).Programsweremandatedtocreateaprocessusingresultsofassessmentstoachieveprogressiveimprovementinresidents’compe-tenceandperformance.Althoughitisrelativelyeasytoestablishcomparativemetricsforfactualknowledge(eg,writtenin-serviceexaminations)orevenmanualskills(eg,procedurelogs,phantomsimulation),traditionalmethodsfallshortwhensharpeningsoftskillsbecomesthegoal(2).TheACGMElistsinterpersonalandcommu-nicationskillsamongitscorecompetencies.Thechal-lengerestsnotonlyinthedefinitionofwhatthemosteffectiveinterpersonalandcommunicationskillsar...