Office of Clinical Skills Assessment and Education


The mission of the Office of Clinical Skills Assessment and Education is to provide and support nationally recognized clinical teaching and assessment for a continuum of learners represented in the Health Sciences Division.

This mission can best be accomplished by:

  • Promoting and conducting high quality clinical skills teaching and assessment;
  • Promoting interdisciplinary and interdepartmental collaboration in health professions education;
  • Facilitating incorporation of performance-based teaching and assessment techniques into health professions education;
  • Promoting and collaborating with performance-based faculty development activities throughout the Division of Health Sciences;
  • Conducting research regarding innovative educational and assessment strategies and programs;
  • Seeking opportunities for regional and national collaboration in the area of clinical skills assessment and education; and
  • Managing a "state-of-the-art" facility that enables us to provide comprehensive assessment and clinical education.