A survey of Core Medical Trainees’ opinions on the ePortfolio record of educational activities: beneficial and cost-effective?

Objectives: To evaluate Core Medical Trainees’ (CMTs) opinions on the role of the ePortfolio in postgraduate education.Design and setting: Cross-sectional survey of 91 CMTs in five NHS trusts within the South Thames Deanery.Participants: Completed surveys were received from 80 Core Medical Trainees.Results: A total of 84% agreed that an ongoing record of progress is necessary, only 5% felt the ePortfolio represents value for money; 78% of respondents were unclear as to how the Freedom of Information Act (2000) impacts on th