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We are pleased to announce the inaugural Singapore International Advanced Assessment Course (SIAAC), which will take place at the Conference Centre of the Grand Copthorne Hotel in Singapore.

Course convenor: Dr Katharine Boursicot BSc MBBS MRCOG MAHPE NTF SFHEA FRSM, Director, Health Professional Assessment Consultancy

The programme of speakers will include the same internationally recognised experts in assessment as the London International Advanced Assessment Course, coming from Canada, the Netherlands, Singapore, the UK and the USA. The SIAAC provides a unique opportunity for participants to meet an exceptional gathering of assessment experts who will share their knowledge and skills in key plenaries and a wide range of workshops.

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Event Speakers for SIAAC 2016 / meet with our experts

Dr. John (Jack) R. Boulet

Vice President, Research and Data Resources, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®)

Dr Katharine Boursicot

BSc MBBS MRCOG MAHPE NTF SFHEA FRSM, Director, Health Professional Assessment Consultancy

Dr Richard Fuller

Director of Undergraduate Education at Leeds Institute of Medical Education, University of Leeds

Dr Stanley J. Hamstra

Vice-President, Milestones Research and Evaluation, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Dr Eric Holmboe

Senior Vice President for Milestones Development and Evaluation , Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Kathy Holtzman

Director of Assessment and International Operations, American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)

Dr Sandra Kemp

Assistant Dean, Course Evaluation, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Singapore

Dr John Norcini

President and Chief Executive Officer, Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)

Dr John Patterson

Emeritus Senior Lecturer and formerly Head of Assessment at Barts and the London, University of London

Professor
Trudie Roberts

Director of The Leeds Institute of Medical Education, University of Leeds

Dr Scarpa Schoeman

Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, Wits Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)

Dr Sydney Smee

Assessment Advisor, Evaluation Bureau at the Medical Council of Canada (MCC)

Dr David Swanson

Vice President for Academic Programs and Services at the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)

Professor Cees van der Vleuten

Director of the School of Health Professions Education, University of Maastricht, Netherlands

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Workshop & Schedule / dont forget it

Registration and Refreshments
Introduction
Plenary 1: Assessment: The Evidence from the Literature
Coffee Break
Workshop Session 1
Lunch
Workshop Session 2
Coffee Break
Plenary 2: Assessment through the Patient/Public: Implications for Competency-Based Medical Education
1. Classical Test and Generalizability Theories
2. Item Response Theory
3. OSCE Standard Setting – The Borderline Methods
4. Setting the Passing Standard for Written Tests (Angoff, Ebel and Cohen)
5. Writing Test Items on "Difficult" Topics
6. OSCE Scoring Instruments: Alternatives to a Traditional Checklist
7. Workplace-Based Assessment
8. Score Reporting
9. Assessment of Professionalism
10. Feedback and Assessment
11. Evolving Nature of Evaluation Forms and Rating Scales
12. Workplace-based Assessment of Teachers
13. Personal and Professional Development Milestones
14. Clinical Simulations Clinic

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