Olle ten Cate received the John P. Hubbard Award. The award is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the pursuit of excellence in the field of evaluation in medicine.

In presenting the award, Dr. McMahon stated: “In recognition of outstanding contributions to evaluation in medicine, I am pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2017 Hubbard Award is Olle ten Cate, PhD. In selecting Dr. ten Cate as the recommended award recipient, the Hubbard Award Committee noted his significant, innovative, and sustained contributions to assessment in medical education, advancing the field for over 35 years. Among his many achievements, the Hubbard Award Committee members noted in particular his groundbreaking work in the conceptualization and design of entrustable professional activities (EPAs), as well as his work in competency assessment, multisource feedback, workplace-based assessment, publications and mentorship of doctoral students. Quoting his letter of nomination, Dr. ten Cate’s is ‘a pioneer who has advanced assessment in medical education.'” Read more

On May the 1st Olle gave the sum of 10.000 euro that came with the John P. Hubbard Award to She Decides an  initiative of Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, launched on 24 January 2017.