LINDA SNELL, MD, MHPE, FRCPC, FACP, is Professor of Medicine, a Core Member of McGill's Centre for Medical Education, and the Senior Clinician Educator at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She has a Master's degree in Medical Education and has been active in teaching, administration and educational research at all levels of medical training. She has organized and participated in teaching improvement programs and education presentations across Canada and internationally and is currently developing a national program for clinician-educators. She is currently responsible for the McGill Master's program in Medical Education.
Current research and development interests: Teaching learning and assessing core competencies, particularly professionalism and leadership; teaching, learning and assessment in the clinical setting; improving teaching skills of students, residents and faculty; developing clinician-educators; use of simulation for teaching and learning in medical education; education scholarship.
Selected Supervisory Experience:
- Masters student: resident work hour restrictions and professionalism
- Masters student: reasons for participating in education scholarship
- Resident research: student perceptions of mistreatment
- Resident research: enhancing resident self-directed learning in busy clinical environments
- Resident research: student observerships in pre-med
- Resident elective: peer mentorship for transitions in medical education
- Resident elective: a simulation curriculum in internal medicine (crisis resource management)
- Resident elective: simulation in anesthesia (orientation program for residents)
- Visiting Fellow in Medical Education: patients as educators
- Medical student elective: why students should learn how to teach
* She is also the Senior Clinician Educator at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
E-mail: linda [dot] snell [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Tel: (514) 398-8264