FAME: Fundamentals of Assessment in Medical Education

FAME Course Schedule

The 2014 FAME Course Schedule

FAME is intended to be a basic-level course on educational assessment. The course consists of plenary and small group sessions on test design, test development, standard setting, and scoring. In 2014, the FAME Course will be offered at the 16th Ottawa Conference. This year, the Ottawa Conference will be held in conjunction with the 12th Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME), in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, April 25-29, 2014.

16th Ottawa Conference Schedule

Friday, April 25
Room 108, Ottawa Convention Centre, Ottawa

8:30 am
Welcome and Orientation
Jack Boulet, PhD, Ann King, MA
9:00 am
Theme Plenary: Test Development
Danette McKinley, PhD
10:00 am
Group Discussion: Test Development
10:45 am
Theme Plenary: Scoring Issues
Marc Gessaroli, PhD
11:30 am
Group Discussion: Scoring Issues
12:15 pm
Lunch
1:15 pm
Theme Plenary: Standard Setting
André DeChamplain, PhD
2:15 pm
Theme Plenary: Workplace Assessment
Ingrid Philibert, PhD
3:15 pm
Group Discussion: Standard Setting, Workplace Assessment and Validating of Test Scores
4:30 pm
General Discussion
5:00 pm
Adjourn

Sunday, April 27, 2014
Gatineau Room, First Floor, Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

12:00 noon
Lunch & Group Discussion Theme Plenary: Providing Feedback
Jack Boulet, PhD, Ann King, MA
Avoid Challenges: Follow Best Practices to Validate Test Scores and Assessment Decisions
W. Dale Dauphinee, MD, FRCPC
1:30 pm
Recess to Conference Sessions

Monday, April 28
Gatineau Room, First Floor, Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

12:00 noon
Lunch & Group Wrap-up Discussion
Jack Boulet, PhD, Ann King, MA
1:30 pm
Adjourn