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Assessment Advisory Board

The Assessment Advisory Board was established in May 2015 to provide advice to the GMC on all aspects of the content, format and delivery of GMC assessments.

The Board’s invited membership includes a wide range of expertise in assessment and assessment design, differential attainment and statistical analysis of examination performance.

Assessment Advisory Board statement of purpose (pdf).

Agendas and papers


The 2016 meeting dates for the Assessment Advisory Board are:

  • Friday 5 February 2016
  • Tuesday 10 May 2016
  • Wednesday 7 September 2016
  • Thursday 8 December 2016


The membership of the Assessment Advisory Board is:

  • Professor Val Wass – Chair
  • Professor Jonathan Beard
  • Professor Annie Cushing
  • Professor Jan Illing
  • Professor Neil Johnson
  • Professor Jean Ker
  • Professor John Richardson
  • Mr Ian Ritchie
  • Dr Alison Sturrock
  • Dr Celia Taylor
  • Mrs Judith Way