Research Activities - April 2023

Come along and discover the research activities on offer in the Department of Medical Education in April 2023.

Zoom (link will be sent separately each week)

Thursdays 1pm-2pm

Convenor: Professor Robyn Woodward-Kron

Coordinator: Andrea Meyer

Thursday 6 April (1-2pm - Zoom)

Dr Damian Castanelli, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Department of Medical Education UoM; Monash Health Centre

Title: Assessment for learning in programmatic assessment


  1. Castanelli DJ, Weller JM, Chander AR, Molloy EK, Bearman ML. A balancing act: The Supervisor of Training role in anaesthesia education. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2019:47(4) 349–356.
  2. Castanelli DJ, Weller JM, Molloy E, Bearman M. Shadow systems in assessment: how supervisors make progress decisions in practice. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2020;25:131-47.
  3. Castanelli DJ, Weller JM, Molloy E, Bearman M. How Trainees Come to Trust Supervisors in Workplace-Based Assessment: A Grounded Theory Study. Academic Medicine. 2022;97(5):704-10.
  4. Castanelli, DJ, Weller, JM, Molloy, E, Bearman, M. Trust, power and learning in workplace-based assessment: The trainee perspective. Medical Education. 2022; 56(3): 280- 291.

Thursday 13 April – No Roundtable scheduled (Easter Holidays)

Thursday 20 April (1-2pm - Hybrid)

Ms Tatiana Zecher, Dr Bec Szabo, Royal Women’s Hospital; University of Melbourne

Title: Translational simulation-based research for improving care and teamwork during maternity emergencies: a focus with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) mothers

Thursday 27 April (1-2pm - Hybrid)


Chapter discussions from Researching Clinical Education (eds) J Cleland, S Durning

For UoM staff and students, the e-book is available here.

Chapter title: Understanding and appraising healthcare students’ learning through workplace experiences (by Stephen Billett and Linda Sweet) - discussion to be led by Prof. Robyn Woodward-Kron

Chapter title: Theoretical perspectives on identity: researching identities in healthcare education (by Lynn V. Monrouxe and Charlotte E. Rees) - discussion to be led by Dr Charlotte Denniston

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Andrea Meyer