NBME in Action

Your input and feedback so far has been critical in setting the course for our collective effort to reassess the future.

After receiving hundreds of submissions through the Collaborate for Change Survey and hearing from you in interactive sessions at conferences over the past year, we've identified three key areas in which to focus our work — innovations in assessment, advancing beyond knowledge and fairness is testing.

View the articles below to see the initiatives and collaborations currently underway.

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Innovations in Assessment
Through innovations in assessment, we can develop new and diverse methods of evaluating students that support a more holistic view of their learning journey.
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Advancing Beyond Knowledge
By assessing an examinee's skills, behaviors, competencies and knowledge throughout their journey, we can better prepare them to effectively care for patients and navigate a complex health care system.
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Fairness in Testing
By ensuring our assessments are fair, equitable, and do not reinforce stereotypes and structural racism in medicine, we can help to provide all future and practicing physicians with an equal opportunity to demonstrate and develop their knowledge and skills.
Be a Part of the Future of Assessment

More and more, medical education includes the advancement of skills and behaviors alongside knowledge, so students can develop as physicians who are fully prepared to provide effective patient care. We’re rethinking how innovative assessments can facilitate this evolution, but we can’t do it alone or without new perspectives and ideas.