Medical Education Research

Learn about this department's research groups and the projects they are working on.

Healthcare Communication

Research group lead: Robyn Woodward-Kron

The Healthcare Communication group investigates health professional-patient interactions, inter and intra-professional communication, and learner medical discourses to inform health professional education.

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Student Engagement and Experience

Research group lead: Clare Delany

The Student Engagement and Experience group undertakes research into the student/health professional experience of learning in different stages of the professional practice journey. Research from this group examines factors which influence student learning.

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Teaching and learning

Research group lead: Agnes Dodds

The teaching and learning group undertakes research in a broad range of areas related to the development, implementation and evaluation of entry to practice and other medical programs.

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Work integrated learning

Research group lead: Elizabeth Molloy

The research of the work integrated learning (WIL) group addresses i) how to best prepare health professional students for the complexities of workplace learning and practice, ii) how to best design workplace-based learning and teaching experiences, and iii) the role of clinical supervisors in the workplace, including how to optimise educational capacities alongside clinical responsibilities.

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