Vacancy: New member of Geriatric Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination Standard Setting Group

8 Nov 2017

The Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK and the British Geriatrics Society are seeking to appoint a new member to the Geriatric Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination Standard Setting Group.

The successful applicant will attend meetings of the Standard Setting Group and will advise on the pass mark to be applied to the Examination paper. Members will be responsible for evaluating the level of difficulty of each question in an examination paper in order to set a pass mark; ensuring that the quality of individual questions is high and that the Examination questions are of an appropriate standard; and keeping abreast of developments in the world of medical education and medical practice ensuring that the examination papers are relevant to the curriculum.

Further information is available here.

We welcome all applications and would be very grateful if you could make any of your colleagues who you think may be interested in applying aware of this vacancy.

A full list of the post’s responsibilities is set out in: The Responsibilities and Duties of Members of the MRCP(UK) and SCE Standard Setting Groups. In addition a copy of the remit and responsibilities of the examining board can be found on the MRCP(UK) website.

Expressions of interest (including a brief CV and a maximum of a single side single of A4 outlining your suitability for the post) should be submitted to the Policy Officer ( by 15 December 2017.

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