About us

Practicum Script is an integral development of the Practicum Foundation - Institute of Applied Research in Health Sciences Education, a public non-profit organization based in Madrid (Spain) with a solid 12-year track record in the field of research in medical education, and, particularly, in clinical reasoning. Our main lines of research is focused on the cognitive processes involved in clinical decision-making according to current

concepts of neurosciences and cognitive psychology. These investigations have traditionally been carried by world-leading experts in medical education from Europe, the United States and Canada, including the universities of Laval, Montreal, Chicago, and Kansas. The Practicum Foundation is a corporate partner of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) and a full member of the European Board of Medical Assessors (EBMA).

Practicum Script is an integral development of the Practicum Foundation - Institute of Applied Research in Health Sciences Education, a public non-profit organization based in Madrid (Spain) with a solid 12-year track record in the field of research in medical education, and particularly in clinical reasoning. Our main lines of research are the cognitive processes involved in clinical decision-making in congruence with the current concepts of neurosciences and cognitive psychology. These investigations have traditionally been carried with world-leading experts in medical education from Europe, the USA and Canada, such as the universities of Laval, Montreal, Illinois (Chicago) and Kansas. The Practicum Foundation is a corporate partner of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) and a full member of the European Board of Medical Assessors (EBMA).

Academic and advisory council

Eduardo Hornos

Dr. Eduardo Hornos

President of the Practicum Foundation.
General Director of Practicum Script, Spain.

‘‘ We are what we do. Our team pursuits a mission: academic excellence.’’

Eduardo Pleguezuelos

Dr. Eduardo Pleguezuelos

Academic Secretary of the Practicum Foundation (Spain).

Amir H. Sam

Prof. Dr. Amir H. Sam (MD)

Head of Imperial College School of Medicine (UK).

Cees van der Vleuten

Prof. Cees P.M. van der Vleuten (PhD)

Director of the School of Health Professions Education, Maastricht University. Director of the European Board of Medical Assessors (The Netherlands).

Jesus Millan

Prof. Dr. Jesús Millán Núñez-Cortés

President of the Spanish Society of Medical Education Director of the Chair of Medical Education of the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain).

Adrian Freeman

Prof. Dr. Adrian Freeman

President of the European Board of Medical Assessors. University of Exeter Medical School (UK).

Carlos Collares

Prof. Dr. Carlos Collares (M.Sc., Ph.D)

School of Health Professions Education, Maastricht University. Psychometrician / Assessment specialist, European Board of Medical Assessors (The Netherlands).

Matthew Lineberry

Matthew Lineberry (PhD)

Director of Simulation Research, Assessment, and Outcomes for the University of Kansas Medical Center (United States of America).

Miguel Ángel Schiavone

Prof. Dr. Miguel Schiavone

Rector of the Faculty of Medicine at the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina (Argentina).