Casper Suite for Graduate Medical Education
Casper Suite for GME is a set of selection tools run and developed by Altus Assessments Inc. It is used by academic programs to assess and understand your alignment to their program, and your communication skills and non-cognitive skills such as collaboration, teamwork, empathy, ethics, and professionalism.
One or more graduate medical education programs in the United States you are applying to are piloting Casper Suite for selection into the academic year of 2021-2022. They require all applicants to complete Casper Suite no later than November 5, 2020. You will need to create a Casper account in order to reserve your test date and time.
Reserving your Test Date and Time
You will be able to view available test dates and times, by visiting the Reservation page. After selecting your country, select “Graduate Medical Education”, then choose the program(s) you are applying to.
To reserve your preferred test date, please create a Casper Account by visiting the Account Registration page. There is no fee to reserve your test date or to complete any portion of Casper Suite.
The benefits of Casper Suite to you
The three components of Casper Suite will provide you with the opportunity to showcase your strengths with respect to professionalism and other non-cognitive attributes, and to demonstrate your personal attributes to the programs you are applying to, especially during this time where face to face communication is difficult. Overall, it will help you stand out from your peers all while complimenting your ERAS applications.
Casper Suite for GME is made up of 3 tools:
This evaluates professionalism and non-cognitive skills such as collaboration, motivation, ethics, and empathy to help programs select candidates faster and more effectively.
Time: Approx. 80 minutes in length and must be taken during your reserved test date and time
Format: 12 sections comprised of video-based scenarios and written scenarios
This is a one-way recorded interview designed to give you an opportunity to demonstrate your personal attributes to the programs you are applying to, particularly during this time where in-person communication is difficult.
Time: Approx. 10 minutes in length and can be completed at any time before or after your reserved Casper Test date, but prior to November 5, 2020.
Format: 3 one-way questions with 2-minutes to record your answer for each question
This is designed to compare the alignment of the values that matter most to you in a GME program against those of the program that you are applying to.
Time: Approx. 5-10 minutes in length and can be completed at any time before or after your reserved Casper Test date, but prior to November 5, 2020.
Format: 10 questions with a slider for comparisons, with no time limits
Both Casper Test and Casper Snapshot have practice portions.
We recommend you complete both once you create your Casper Account, including a systems requirement check.