Dr Norcini spent 25 years with the American Board of Internal Medicine serving as Director of Psychometrics, Executive Vice President for Evaluation and Research, and Executive Vice President of the Institute for Clinical Evaluation. From 2002 until 2019 he was President and CEO of FAIMER, the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research where he established numerous worldwide initiatives and programs in medical education, research, and data resource development.
In 2009, he received the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) John P. Hubbard Award for his commitment to excellence in medical education, his rigorous pursuit of high standards in scholarship, his broad and prolific publications and presentations history, and his tireless work on behalf of FAIMER. Dr. Norcini’s accomplishments in the field of assessment are considered both wide-ranging and pioneering.
He was awarded the Karolinska Prize in 2014 for his important contribution to research in medical education, especially his pioneering research on knowledge decay, speciality certification and the development of new methods of assessment.