/ Prof Olle ten Cate
Prof Olle ten Cate
Olle ten Cate is a professor with a chair in medical education at University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands. With a backgound of medical educational himself and a PhD in social sciences, he has vast experience with curriculum innovation, educational research, and faculty development in the health professions domain, locally, nationally and internationally. He was the founding director of the Center for Research and Development of Education at UMC Utrecht from 2005 to 2017, served as the president of the Netherlands Association for Medical Education from 2006 to 2012, and has published (450+) and presented (500+) widely about advances in health professionals education.
For his work he received several awards, among which the J.P. Hubbard award of NBME, the international Ian R. Hart award for innovation in medical education and Han Moll medal for life time contributions to Dutch medical education.
One of his interests is competency-based education in the health professions, and specifically in the application of entrustable professional activities to improve education to serve the quality and safety of health care practice.