OSCE Writing

Course overview

This workshop focuses on the theories and practice of producing OSCE stations. Suitable for those wishing to write questions for any year of the MBChB.

By the end of this session participants will be better able to:

  • Develop a more critical understanding of the place of OSCEs within a medical schools assessment strategy
  • Acquire a framework for writing OSCE questions
  • Write and trial an OSCE station and receive feedback from peers

This course is free to attend and of interest to those wishing to develop teaching skills, especially in the healthcare environment and teaching our students.

This course is part of an assessment series, of interest to those who wish to get involved with examining and question setting in undergraduate medical education, including MSc Physicians Associate


Dr Etienne Ciantar, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust; Ms Aimee Charnell Leeds Institute of Medical Education


This workshop has been accredited for 3 CPD points from the Royal College of Physicians

This workshop is developed and run by the Leeds Institute of Medical Education at the University of Leeds and can be used to evidence the following areas for GMC accreditation: Enhancing Learning Through Assessment.

This workshop can be used to evidence the following areas for The Academy of Medical Educators. Core: Educational Scholarship. Domain: Assessment and Feedback to Learners, Educational Research and Evidence-based Practice.