SIGIMIE Section Summer 2020

By Megan Welsh posted 08-01-2020 15:22



 We have added a new section of the newsletter to introduce the membership to the work of different   SIGIMIES. In this issue, the Certification and Licensure and Educators of Measurement SIGIMIES share their

Certification & Licensure SIGIMIE: Fear and Loathing in Certification and Licensure

Michael Peabody, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, Andrew Jones, American Board of Surgery, Jonathan Rubright, National Board of Medical Examiners, and Pooja Shivraj, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

As committee members for the new NCME SIGIMIE on Certification and Licensure, we thought we'd share our experiences on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected our respective organizations and has set up an existential crisis regarding the necessary requirements to enter professional practice. Read more about these challenges here.

An Update from the Educators of Measurement SIGIMIE
Brian Leventhal, James Madison University, and Allison Ames Boykin, University of Arkansas

The Educators of Measurement SIGIMIE launched with a focus on : (1) Recruitment, (2) Teaching and Learning, and (3) Advising and Mentorship of future educational measurement professionals.

As a first major initiative, the SIGIMIE has sponsored a free summer Webinar series, with each centered on one of the three focus areas above, Webinar recordings and other exclusive content/events will be reserved for SIGIMIE members. It's free to sign up for NCME members, so don't miss out on staying updated! For more information read here.