Medical Education Research
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.
- Let's talk about medical research: equity for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) older patients
- Medical students’ transition to practice telephone referral skill
- Towards improved quality of written patient records: language proficiency standards for non-native English speaking health professionals
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.
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.
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.