Strategic professor for medical education, Flinders University Adelaide, Australia; Professor for Innovative Assessment, Maastricht University Maastricht, The Netherlands; Professor of medical education, Chang Gung University Taoyuan, Taiwan; Professor of medicine (education), Uniformed Services University for the Health Professions Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Lambert Schuwirth obtained his MD and PhD from Maastricht University. In 1991 he joined the department of Educational Development and Research, taking up various roles in student assessment: chairman of the inter-university and local progress test review committees, OSCE review committees and key-feature assessment committees. Early 2000 he became chair of the task force on assessment. He has been advisor to various royal colleges in the Netherlands and the UK. Since 2007 he has been a full-professor for Innovative Assessment at Maastricht University and in 2011 he became strategic professor for Medical Education at Flinders University in Adelaide and director of the Prideaux Research centre.