Saturday, January 2, 2010

FAIMER and NBME Hold Course on Fundamentals

their attendance at AMEE conference
sessions in a way that would supplement
and extend their assessment knowledge
and skills. During the conference, faculty
and participants met daily over lunch
to review sessions attended. At the
conclusion of the AMEE conference,
faculty and participants met again to
sum up the course experience, address
remaining questions, and discuss possible
future study.
FAME faculty, led by FAIMER
President John Norcini, Ph.D., and
NBME President Donald Melnick, M.D.,
included internationally recognized
experts from the sponsoring
organizations and from around the
world. The Course Director was Anthony
LaDuca, Ph.D., formerly Principal
Assessment Scientist at NBME. Other
faculty included John Boulet, Ph.D.,
Associate Vice President for Research
and Data Resources, FAIMER; W. Dale
Dauphinee, M.D., Member, Clinical
Health Informatics Research Group,
Division of Epidemiology, Department
of Medicine, McGill University;
Carol Morrison, Ph.D., Associate
Vice President, Scoring Services,
NBME; David Swanson, Ph.D.,
Deputy Vice President of Professional
Services, NBME; Helena Davies,
M.B.Ch.B. (Hons), M.D., Clinical
Academic in Medical Education/Late
Effects (of cancer therapy), University of
Sheffield (Honorary Consultant, Sheffield
Children’s Hospital); Ann King, M.A.,
Assessment Scientist in Measurement
Consulting Services, NBME; Marina
Mrouga, M.D., Ph.D., Deputy Director
of Testing Board of Professional
Competence Assessment, Ukraine;
Ingrid Philibert, M.H.A., M.B.A.,
Senior Vice President, Department of
Field Activities, Accreditation Council
for Graduate Medical Education
(ACGME); and Professor Dame Lesley
Southgate, M.B.B.S., D.Sc., Professor
of Medical Education, St. George’s
Hospital Medical School.


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