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Research Biography

Lambert Schuwirth graduated from Maastricht Medical School as an MD. He became involved in medical education and medical education research since 1990. His main interest is in assessment of medical competence and performance, both in undergraduate and postgraduate training settings. He has worked at Maastricht University for almost 20 years as assistant, associate and full professor in the department of educational development and research, before coming to Flinders in August 2011.

Research Interests

health professional education
medical education
assessment of learning
assessment for learning
programmatic assessment
progress testing
curriculum development
IT  in assessment

Completed Supervisions

Principal Supervisions:
  • Assessment of clinical reasoning (Maarstricht Univ.) (1)
  • Collaborative learning in active learning environments (Maarstricht Univ.) (1)
  • Dental education and assessment (Maarstricht Univ.) (1)
  • Impact of programmatic assessment on student learning (Maarstricht Univ.) (1)
  • Influence of assessment on learning behaviour (Maarstricht Univ.) (1)
  • Professionalism in medical education (Maarstricht Univ.) (1)
  • Quality of assessment programmes (Maarstricht Univ.) (1)
  • Selection into the medical course as the first step in programmatic assessment (Maarstricht Univ.) (1)
  • student-centred education in an information-rich environment (1)
  • Workplace-based assessment (Maarstricht Univ.) (1)
Associate Supervisions:
  • combining formative and summative functions in assessment (Maarstricht Univ.) (1)
  • Conflicting roles of clinical supervisors (Maastricht Univ.) (1)
  • cultural understanding of the paramedics internship (1)
  • pharmacy education (Maarstricht Univ.) (1)
  • The role of resilience in retention of workforce (1)
  • IT support tools for item writers in testing (Free Univ. Amsterdam) —

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, an approach to the assessment of medical problem solving: computerised case-based testing, Maastricht University

Award Date: 16 Dec 1998

External positions

professor of medical education, Chang Gung Universitat

professor of medicine (adjunct), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences


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Research Areas

  • Public health

Supervisory Interests

  • Assessment
  • Assessment design
  • Educational assessment
  • International assessments
  • Clinical education
  • Cognitive psychology and educational practice
  • Education, health, curriculum development
  • Education, medical
  • Outcomes of innovation in medical education


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