Steven Go, M.D., associate professor of emergency medicine, was selected as a member of the board of the National Board of Medical Examiners at the organization’s 100th annual meeting on April 3-4 in Washington, D.C.
Go has actively served on the NBME since 1998, working in various capacities on the development of the organization’s computerized case simulation exam. He has served on various Test Development Committees, Task Forces, Item Review Boards for the USMLE Step 3 and Computerized Case Simulations group.
As a Board Member, Go is part of the 80-member constituency of the NBME that serves a strategic role to create ideas and policy towards advancing the mission of the NBME. In addition, the membership has the key fiduciary roles of revising the corporate bylaws and articles of incorporation and electing, from among the Membership, the board of directors (Executive Board).
Go has been a faculty member in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the School of Medicine for the last 20 years. He was appointed assistant dean for medical education in 2004 and was awarded a dual appointment to the Office of Medical Education and Research in 2006. In this role, he spearheaded the integration of the ACGME competencies in the UMKC/TMC graduate medical education residencies and fellowships, which was completed in 2008. In July 2009, he accepted a position at Children’s Mercy Hospital to assist their efforts to integrate the ACGME competencies in their graduate medical education programs.