The principle mission of SOMAC is to provide the best learning environment in KUSOM through effective assessment. This mission will be accomplished through continuous quality management. SOMAC shall monitor and improve the validity of the exams in terms of the educational triad (learning objectives, teaching format, assessment type). SOMAC will also ensure that assessment is fair, the question formats are appropriate, and the exams are reliable. The main objective of SOMAC is to work with the other KUSOM faculty to create valid, reliable and fair assessment strategies and methods with the goal of improving student learning.
SOMAC AIMS TO PROVIDE INTERACTIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE QUESTIONS BANK INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE FACULTY AND THE PROGRAMS IN MEDICAL SCHOOL. THIS PROGRAM AIMS TO DEVELOP A LARGE DATABASE OF VALID AND RELIABLE QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN AND STRUCTURED CLINICAL EXAMS