Re-Thinking the Integration of the Basic Sciences and Clinical Sciences in Medical Education

Re-Thinking the Integration of Basic and Clinical Sciences in Medical Education

Nicole (Nikki) Woods, PhD is the Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chair for Research in Health Professions Education. She is also Director of The Institute for Education Research (TIER) at University Health Network and Senior Scientist at The Wilson Centre, University of Toronto. Dr. Woods leads an internationally recognized research program that uses methods and principles from cognitive psychology to advance medical education theory and practice. Her research has significant implications for education across the developmental continuum and various health disciplines. A Fellow of the Karolinska Institute Prize for Medical Education Research since 2019, Dr. Woods is currently a Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. In 2021, Dr. Woods was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by WXN. 

In this episode our guest, Nicole Woods, PhD joins Kate Mulligan, PhD to discuss how we can re-think the integration of basic and clinical sciences in medical education. 

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