Date posted: September 30, 2011

The 12th Thai Medical Education Conference  “ The Commemoration of the 84th Anniversary of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej ”
Assessing Medical Competencies : Theory to Practice

12-14 October 2011 at Srisavarindira Building,
Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Tuesday 11 October 2011

Conference Room 1 : For medical teachers
09:00-12:00 Workshop I:   MCQ item  development      Cherdsak Iramaneerat and team
13:00-16:00 Workshop II: How to organize an OSCE to assess medical competency       Nivritti  Patil

Conference Room 2 : For medical teachers
09:00-12:00 Workshop III: Best practices in rating scale development     Carol Myford
13:00-16:00 Workshop IV: teaching and assessment in ambulatory setting                John Dent

Conference Room 3 : For educators
09:00-12:00 Workshop V:  How to use educational technology                               Tossaporn Masawat and team
13:00-16:00 Workshop VI: Assessment practice at Siriraj Hospital                         Cherdsak Iramaneerat and team

Conference Room 4 : For executives, medical teachers,and educators whose works are related to health promotion
(Free of charge, please contact Health Promotion Medical School Project at telephone    053-945-604)
09:00-12:00 7th health promotion medical schools seminar
13:00-16:00 Workshop VII:   Assessing health Promotion competencies
Workshop VIII:  Health program for personnel, medical students and research information

Main Conference

Wednesday 12 October 2011

09:00-10:00 HRH Princess Chulabhorn Valayaluk presides over the opening ceremony
10:00-12:00 Medical education in the executives view
13:00-14:30 Assessment in outcome-based curriculum John Dent
14:45-16:00 Defining medical competencies of Thai physicians : Past, present and future
16:00-17:30 Siriraj tour
17:30-19:30 Dinner reception at Rajapadthayalai Conference Hall

Thursday 13 October 2011

08:30-09:30 What makes a competent doctor? Nivritti  Patil
09:30-10:30 Rater effects in the assessment of medical competencies Carol  Myford
10:45-12:00 The current state of medical competency evaluation in Thailand
13:00-14:00 Failing the competency tests : How we assist students in needs
14:00-15:00 Oral presentation
15:15-16:15 Innovations on education development and evaluation

Friday 14 October 2011

08:30-09:30 Developing a tool for assessing attitudes Carol Myford
09:30-10:30 Assessment of technical and procedural skills  Nivritti Patil
10:45-12:00 Portfolio assessment John Dent
13:00-14:15 The applications of portfolios in Thai medical schools
14:15-14:30 Award announcement
14:30-15:00 Closing ceremony


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