Linda Snell

LINDA SNELL, MD, MHPE, FRCPC, MACP, is Professor of Medicine, a Core Member of McGill's Centre for Medical Education, and 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 education scholarship at all levels of medical education. She has organized and participated in teaching improvement and other faculty development programs and education presentations across Canada and internationally. She is currently responsible for the McGill Master's program in Medical Education and a national program for clinician-educators.

Current research and development interests: Teaching, learning and assessing core competencies, particularly professionalism and leadership; professionalism and professional identity formation in residency; competency-based medical education; improving teaching skills of students, residents and faculty; developing clinician-educators; use of simulation and flipped classroom formats for Resident-as-Teacher programs and other postgraduate learning contexts; education scholarship.

Selected Supervisory Experience:
- Doctoral student: faculty development for resident identity formation
- Doctoral student:perceptions of the residency accreditation process
- Masters student: international perspectives on professional identity
- Resident research: resident perceptions of their own identity formation
- Resident research: enhancing resident self-directed learning in busy clinical environments
- Resident research: improving reference letters for residency selection


E-mail: linda.snell [at] mcgill.ca
Tel: (514) 398-8264