7 Jun 2018

Workshop: Assessment of Practical / Clinical Skills - Multi-Station Examinations

Date/Time
07 Jun, Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Level 1, #01-01B
Description

Developing high quality assessments to evaluate achievements of desired skill sets for future practice is important in medical / health professional educational programs. This will ensure practice readiness as well as patient safety. The workshop will explore contemporary best evidence practices in developing multi-station clinical assessment.

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
8 Jun 2018

Workshop: Use of Portfolio in Assessment and Learning

Date/Time
08 Jun, Friday, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Level 1, #01-01B
Description

The origin of the word portfolio is interesting. It is the combination of two words: ‘portare’ which means ‘to carry’ and ‘follium’ which means ‘leaf/sheet’. Portfolio is a portable and a living document that collects personal and professional goals, achievements, and reflections in a systematic manner. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
19 Jun 2018

Workshop: Assessment of Practical / Clinical Skills - Workplace-Based Assessment

Date/Time
19 Jun - 20 Jun, Tuesday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Tahir Foundation Building (MD1), Level 3, Multi-Purpose Hall 1
Description

Evaluating the clinical performance of trainee doctors and health professionals’, based on objective, valid, reliable and impactful assessment tools is important in current practice environments. This interactive workshop will explore current workplace-based assessment tools taking examples from best practices across the globe. It will include the workplace-based assessment tools, and also the opportunity to discuss the challenges faced when using these types of assessments. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
27 Jun 2018

Workshop: Quality Assurance & Accreditation

Date/Time
27 Jun, Wednesday, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Level 1, #01-01B
Description

Quality assurance and accreditation is important to assure that institutions and programs meet threshold expectations of quality using a set of standards and improve education quality over time. Some common practices in quality assurance and accreditation includes a self-review by the institution or program against the standards,an on-site visit by an evaluation team of peer experts and a subsequent review and decision by the accrediting body about accredited status. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
28 Jun 2018

Workshop: Competency Based Medical / Health Professional Education - Written Assessment

Date/Time
28 Jun - 29 Jun, Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Level 1, #01-01B
Description

Written assessment is the cornerstone of knowledge assessment in clinical medicine. This  practical workshop is designed for medical teachers from all disciplines including clinical, paraclinical, and basic science teachers with special emphasis on question writing and quality assurance. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
23 Jul 2018

Workshop: Leading & Managing in Medical Education (Basic)

Date/Time
23 Jul, Monday, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Tahir Foundation Building (MD1), Level 3, Multi-Purpose Hall 1
Description

To effectively manage educational programs requires good leadership and managerial skills. Very often, medical and health professionals and educators are given those roles without adequate training and exposure. This course is to introduce the foundational principles and best practices in managing programs and leading educational development. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
4 Aug 2018

Class of 1978 Reunion - 40th Anniversary

Date/Time
04 Aug, Saturday
Venue
Description

This event is strictly for Class of 1978 alumni and family. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Organised by
Dean's Office, Corporate Communications (Alumni Relations)