Glossary beginning with E
- Educational supervisor
A senior physician who supervises and manages the educational progress of a doctor in training, during a training placement or series of placements (a rotation).
Synonyms: educational supervisor
- Eligibility period
Candidates have seven years to pass the MRCP(UK) Part 2 Written and PACES Examinations from the date of first taking the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examination. Any candidate who does not pass the MRCP(UK) Part 2 Written and Part 2 Clinical (PACES) Examinations within seven years of passing the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examination is required to take and pass the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examination again.
Synonyms: stage 2 eligibility
- Examining board
There are Examining Boards for the MRCP(UK) Part 1, MRCP(UK) Part 2 Written and MRCP(UK) Part 2 Clinical (PACES) examinations. The PACES Examining Board is also known as the Clinical Examining Board (CEB). Each SCE also has an Examining Board. Their job is to ensure academic quality of the examinations, which includes approving the content and setting the pass mark. The Examining Boards also consider appeals, cases of academic or professional misconduct and complaints.
Synonyms: examining board