Registrar exam under the spotlight

The architect of the most feared elements of the RACGP’s fellowship exam — the key feature problem  — has defended the validity of the test.

Some doctors have questioned the legitimacy of the KFP — which tests clinical decision-making using short-case scenarios requiring written responses and best-response selection — after 55% of candidates flunked it in April.

One Melbourne GP, Dr Zeeshan Arain, called for the exam to be scrapped, describing it as an “invalid tool to assess competency and