Stefan Schauber

Associate Professor - Center for Health Sciences Education
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Phone +47 22850225
Visiting address Gaustadalléen 30D
Postal address Postboks 1078 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Assessment of Competence in Medicine
  • Medical Education Research
  • Patient-Doctor Communication
  • Longitudinal Research Methods
  • Generalizability Theory
  • Applied Item Response Theory

Positions held

  • Post Doctoral Researcher, Centre for Educational Measurement at the University of Oslo 

  • Researcher and (Co-) Head, Progress Test in Medicine, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, 2009-2015

  • Researcher, Institute of Medical Sociology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, 2010-2013

Courses and Workshops

  • Researcher Skills (Academic Writing, Presenting, Communication) 
  • Item-Writing, Test Development and Exam Construction
  • Workshops on the R Language for Statistical Computing



  • Felicitas-Maria, Lahner; Schauber, Stefan Kilian; Andrea Carolin, Lövald; Roger, Kropf; Sissel, Guttormsen; Martin R., Fischer & Sören, Huwendiek (2020). Measurement precision at the cut score in medical multiple choice exams: Theory matters. Perspectives on Medical Education (PME).  ISSN 2212-2761. . doi: Full text in Research Archive.
  • Hautz, Wolf E.; Sauter, Thomas C.; Exadaktylos, Aristomenis; Krummrey, Gert; Schauber, Stefan Kilian & Müller, Martin (2020). Barriers to seeking emergency care during the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to higher morbidity and mortality – a retrospective study from a Swiss university hospital. Swiss Medical Weekly.  ISSN 1424-7860. . doi:
  • Hautz, Wolf E.; Sauter, Thomas C.; Hautz, Stefanie C.; Kämmer, Juliane E.; Schauber, Stefan Kilian; Birrenbach, Tanja; Exadaktylos, Aristomenis; Stock, Stephanie & Müller, Martin (2020). What determines diagnostic resource consumption in emergency medicine: patients, physicians or context?. Emergency Medicine Journal.  ISSN 1472-0205.  37, s 546- 551 . doi:
  • Karay, Yassin; Reiss, Birger & Schauber, Stefan Kilian (2020). Progress testing anytime and anywhere – Does a mobile-learning approach enhance the utility of a large-scale formative assessment tool?. Medical Teacher.  ISSN 0142-159X. . doi: Full text in Research Archive.
  • Larsen, Linda Paarup Neigaard; Schauber, Stefan Kilian; Kohen, Saskia; Nickels, Lyndsey & McArthur, Genevieve (2020). Children’s knowledge of single- and multiple-letter grapheme-phoneme correspondences: An exploratory study. Early Childhood Research Quarterly.  ISSN 0885-2006.  51, s 379- 391 . doi: Full text in Research Archive.
  • Schauber, Stefan Kilian & Hecht, Martin (2020). How sure can we be that a student really failed? On the measurement precision of individual pass-fail decisions from the perspective of Item Response Theory. Medical Teacher.  ISSN 0142-159X.  42(12), s 1374- 1384 . doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2020.1811844 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Wie, Ona Bø; Torkildsen, Janne von Koss; Schauber, Stefan Kilian; Busch, Tobias & Litovsky, Ruth (2020). Long-term language development in children with early simultaneous bilateral cochlear implants. Ear and Hearing.  ISSN 0196-0202.  41(5), s 1294- 1305 . doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000851 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Freytag, Julia; Stroben, Fabian; Hautz, Wolf E.; Schauber, Stefan Kilian & Kämmer, Juliane E. (2019). Rating the quality of teamwork—a comparison of novice and expert ratings using the Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM) in simulated emergencies. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine.  ISSN 1757-7241.  27(1) . doi: 10.1186/s13049-019-0591-9 Show summary
  • Hautz, Wolf E.; Kämmer, Juliane E.; Hautz, Stefanie C.; Sauter, Thomas C.; Zwaan, Laura; Exadaktylos, Aristomenis; Birrenbach, Tanja; Maier, Volker; Müller, Martin & Schauber, Stefan Kilian (2019). Diagnostic error increases mortality and length of hospital stay in patients presenting through the emergency room. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine.  ISSN 1757-7241.  27(1), s 1- 12 . doi: 10.1186/s13049-019-0629-z Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Hautz, Wolf E.; Schubert, Sebastian; Schauber, Stefan Kilian; Kunina-Habenicht, Olga; Hautz, Stefanie C.; Kämmer, Juliane E. & Eva, Kevin (2019). Accuracy of self‐monitoring: does experience, ability or case difficulty matter?. Medical Education.  ISSN 0308-0110.  53(7), s 735- 744 . doi: 10.1111/medu.13801 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Karay, Yassin & Schauber, Stefan Kilian (2018). A validity argument for progress testing: Examining the relation between growth trajectories obtained by progress tests and national licensing examinations using a latent growth curve approach. Medical Teacher.  ISSN 0142-159X.  40(11), s 1123- 1129 . doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2018.1472370 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Brunk, Irene; Schauber, Stefan Kilian & Georg, Waltraud (2017). Do they know too little? An inter-institutional study on the anatomical knowledge of upper-year medical students based on multiple choice questions of a progress test. Annals of Anatomy.  ISSN 0940-9602.  209, s 93- 100 . doi: 10.1016/j.aanat.2016.09.004 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Schauber, Stefan Kilian; Hecht, Martin & Nouns, Zineb M. (2017). Why assessment in medical education needs a solid foundation in modern test theory. Advances in Health Sciences Education.  ISSN 1382-4996.  23(1), s 217- 232 . doi: 10.1007/s10459-017-9771-4 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Hautz, Stefanie C.; Schuler, Luca; Kämmer, Juliane E.; Schauber, Stefan Kilian; Ricklin, Meret E.; Sauter, Thomas C.; Maier, Volker; Birrenbach, Tanja; Exadaktylos, Aristomenis & Hautz, Wolf E. (2016). Factors predicting a change in diagnosis in patients hospitalised through the emergency room: A prospective observational study. BMJ Open.  ISSN 2044-6055.  6:e011585(5) . doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011585
  • Schauber, Stefan Kilian; Hecht, Martin; Nouns, Zineb; Kuhlmey, Adelheid & Dettmer, Susanne (2015). The role of environmental and individual characteristics in the development of student achievement: a comparison between a traditional and a problem-based-Learning curriculum. Advances in Health Sciences Education.  ISSN 1382-4996.  20, s 1033- 1052 . doi: 10.1007/s10459-015-9584-2

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  • Schauber, Stefan Kilian & Hecht, Martin (2020). Reply to Jiang et al.. Medical Teacher.  ISSN 0142-159X. . doi:
  • Larsen, Linda; Hjetland, Hanne Næss & Schauber, Stefan Kilian (2018). The development of letter-name knowledge in Norwegian 4-6-year-old children.

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Published Oct. 12, 2018 11:29 AM - Last modified Oct. 1, 2020 2:25 PM