Use of reflective portfolios in health sciences education

Am J Pharm Educ. 2007 Apr 15;71(2):34. doi: 10.5688/aj710234.


Reflective portfolios are a collection of evidence that through critical reflection on its contents demonstrate achievement as well as personal and professional development. The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of the literature on the use of reflective portfolios and to develop a set of factors to guide schools and colleges of pharmacy as they implement reflective portfolios into their respective curricula as stated in Standards 2007.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Competence / standards*
  • Educational Measurement / standards*
  • Health Education / methods
  • Health Education / standards*
  • Humans