EBEEM Examiners are active in Emergency Medicine in Europe and are experienced educators who are familiar with the assessment standards required to deliver a specialist examination.
The role of Examiner is crucial to ensuring the standard of the examination is appropriate and that the pass mark is set at the appropriate level.
Examiner duties include:
- Writing multiple choice questions (MCQs) for the Part A Exam
- Designing clinical stations for the Part B Exam
- Undertaking VIVAs and OSCEs in the clinical examination
- Teaching future Examiner Training courses
Essential criteria for eligibility to be an EBEEM examiner:
- Must be currently in active practice in Emergency Medicine (including paediatrics) in Europe full time for the last 3 years
- Must be doctors recognised as specialist / consultant or equivalent in Emergency Medicine in the country where they trained, or the European country in which they work;
- Must have evidence of up-to-date continuing professional development in the last 3 years;
- Must be able to demonstrate competence and credibility in assessing the performance of trainees including evidence in, and experience of, competency-based assessment;
- Must have support from the Head of Department to undertake the examination work (minimum of four days each year);
- Must be fluent in written and spoken English;
- Must be a Member in good standing of EUSEM.
Desirable criteria for eligibility to be an EBEEM examiner:
- To have completed a training programme in Emergency Medicine, including paediatrics;
- To have completed a postgraduate qualification related to Emergency Medicine;
- Can provide evidence of teaching and training junior doctors in Emergency Medicine, including paediatrics.