Given the mission statement and taking advantage of the expertise of the founding group, we decided that the first EBMA assessment programme will comprise the following products:

which is a voluntary self-assessment relevant to the transition between being a student and a new doctor.

The standard for the pilot EKT has been set according to well established methods, at the level to be expected from a medical student who has just graduated and is ready to begin the next stage of training as a doctor.

a longitudinal assessment that covers the complete domain of medical knowledge and is administered periodically to students of all academic years. Progress tests can be used at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

which means assessment of performance in the workplace in order to assess patient-related competences.