Ottawa Symposium 1: Grading and Ranking in Assessment: Help or Hindrance in education of healthcare professionals

Dujeepa Samarasekera, Choon Eng Matthew Gwee (National University of Singapore, Singapore), John Norcini (Foundation for advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, United States) , Elizabeth Farmer(University of Adelaide, Australia)

08:30 – 10:00 , 12th MARCH 2018 View Details

Ottawa Symposium 2: Emerging Trends and Initiatives in the Implementation and Assessment of Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs)

Machelle Linsenmeyer (West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, USA), Olle ten Cate (University Medical Center, Netherlands), Carrie Chen (Georgetown University School of Medicine, USA), Claire Touchie (University of Ottawa, Canada)

14:50 – 16:20 , 12th MARCH 2018 View Details

Ottawa Symposium 3 : Out with the old, in with the new: Using conceptual frameworks to re-imagining research in selection and assessment

Kelly Dore (McMaster University, Canada), Chris Roberts (University of Sydney, Australia), Prof. John Mclachlan (University Of Central Lancashire , United Kingdom), Ara Tekian (University of Illinois, Chicago), Meghan McConnell (University of Ottawa, Canada)

16:40 – 18:10, 12th MARCH 2018 View Details

Ottawa Symposium 4 : Emerging Concepts and Practical Applications of Validity

David Cook (Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, USA), Meredith Young (McGill University, Canada), Claire Touchie (Medical Council of Canada, Canada), Susan Humphrey-Murto (University of Ottawa, Canada), Rodrigo Cavalcanti (University of Toronto, Canada)

10:15 – 11:45 , 13th MARCH 2018 View Details

Ottawa Symposium 5 : Researching Workplace Based Assessment (WBA)

Brian Jolly (University of Newcastle, Australia), Jenny Weller (University of Auckland, New Zealand), David Swanson (American Board of Medical Specialties, United States &University of Melbourne, Australia), Kichu Balakrishan Nair (University of Newcastle), Prof. Cees van der Vleuten (University of Maastricht , The Netherlands)

14:40 – 16:10 , 13th MARCH 2018 View Details

Ottawa Symposium 6 : The Role and Effect of Accreditation Systems and Competency based Education in Advancing Social Accountability: a post Tunisia Summit Assessment

Bob Woollard, Angel Centeno(Faculty Of Biomedical Sciences, Austral University), Mohamed Elhassan Abdalla (College Of Medicine- University of Sharjah)

08:00 – 09:30 , 14th MARCH 2018 View Details


ICME Symposium 1 : Building Expertise and Improving Patient Safety Through the Science of Continuous Learning and Training.

Peter Cosman (University of Woolongong, Australia), Julie K. Johnson (Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago), Paul Barach (Wayne State University School of Medicine, US), Matiur Rahman (Riphah International University, Pakistan

13:15 – 14:45 , 12th MARCH 2018 View Details

ICME Symposium 2 : Towards a competency-based curriculum: Aligning and mapping competencies

Ahmed Al-Rumayyan, Mohi Eldin Magzoub (King Sau Bin Abdulaziz University For Health Sciences, KSA), Hossam Hamdy (Gulf Medical University, UAE)

14:50 – 16:20 , 12th MARCH 2018 View Details

ICME Symposium 3 : Patient safety in a Modern day World – Learning how to Recognize, Address, Decrease and Eliminate Risks in Medical Care while Maintaining Best Practices.

Prof. Mohamud Verjee, Dr. Sunanda Holmes, Dr. Paul Amuna, Dr. Grigory Ostrovskiy

13:00 – 14:30 , 13th MARCH 2018 View Details

ICME Symposium 4 : Empathy in medical training; translating principles into real world practice.

William T. O’Connor (University of Limerick Medial School, Ireland)

16:40 – 18:10 , 13th MARCH 2018 View Details