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A model for programmatic assessment fit for purpose
We propose a model for programmatic assessment in action, which simultaneously optimises assessment for learning and assessment for decision making about learner progress. This model is based on aExpand
Assessing professional competence: from methods to programmes
Introduction  We use a utility model to illustrate that, firstly, selecting an assessment method involves context‐dependent compromises, and secondly, that assessment is not a measurement problem butExpand
The assessment of professional competence: building blocks for theory development.
This article presents lessons learnt from experiences with assessment of professional competence. Based on Miller's pyramid, a distinction is made between established assessment technology forExpand
Outcomes of longitudinal integrated clinical placements for students, clinicians and society
Medical Education 2012: 46: 1028–1041
Visualising the invisible: a network approach to reveal the informal social side of student learning
World-wide, universities in health sciences have transformed their curriculum to include collaborative learning and facilitate the students’ learning process. Interaction has been acknowledged to beExpand
Broadening Perspectives on Clinical Performance Assessment: Rethinking the Nature of In-training Assessment
ContextIn-training assessment (ITA), defined as multiple assessments of performance in the setting of day-to-day practice, is an invaluable tool in assessment programmes which aim to assessExpand
Context and clinical reasoning: understanding the perspective of the expert’s voice
Medical Education 2011: 45: 927–938
The concepts of professionalism and professional behaviour: conflicts in both definition and learning outcomes.
This article is the second in a series on professionalism in the European Journal of Internal Medicine. The current article will first focus on these different views and definitions that areExpand
The use of qualitative research criteria for portfolio assessment as an alternative to reliability evaluation: a case study
Aim  Because it deals with qualitative information, portfolio assessment inevitably involves some degree of subjectivity. The use of stricter assessment criteria or more structured and prescribedExpand
General considerations regarding assessment of professional behaviour.
Core medical knowledge has been assessed for over fifty years and technical and communication skills for at least twenty. The assessment of professionalism however has failed to achieve recognitionExpand