14 – 15 October 2016, Exeter / UK
The conference aimed to consider assessment for all aspects of medical education: the ultimate chance to explore opportunities for assessment developments and to look at how assessments can and will cross boundaries between universities, nations and the undergraduate to postgraduate transition.
Prof Peter Dieter, President of AMSE, presented the delegates the activities of AMSE and the benefits for members.
The European Board of Medical Assessors (EBMA), established in 2006, consists of a group of European professionals who have expertise in assessment and/or have leadership roles in universities, or other bodies concerned with medical education and training. The mission of EBMA is “to promote the quality of the healthcare workforce by providing a series of assessment programmes for individuals and health education institutions. EBMA aspires to lead the development of best practice in assessment through research and its practical application”. The vision of EBMA is “Enhancing public trust and confidence in the healthcare systems in Europe by contributing to the quality of healthcare services provided to patients”.
AMSE is represented by Prof Valerie Wass (Member of the AMSE Executive Committee) who is both Founding Member of EBMA and Advisor to the EBMA Board, and by Dr Janus Janczukowicz (Auditor of AMSE) who is Full Member of EBMA.