YVONNE STEINERT, PhD, CM, is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Family Medicine and Health Sciences Education, the Founding Director of the Institute of Health Sciences Education, and the Richard and Sylvia Cruess Chair in Medical Education. She was the founding Associate Dean of Faculty Development in the Faculty of Medicine (1993-2011), the Director of Faculty Development (1984-2004) and International Projects (1998-2006) in the Department of Family Medicine, and the Director of the Centre for Medical Education (2005-2019). Dr. Steinert is also the past-president of the Canadian Association for Medical Education, a Member of the International Board of the BEME (Best Evidence in Medical Education) Collaboration, Chair of the BEME International Collaborating Centre at McGill, and Chair of the AMEE (Association for Medical Education in Europe) Faculty Development Committee.
Dr. Steinert is actively involved in course design and delivery at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, faculty development for all health professionals, and teaching and supervision of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students in the McGill Master’s Program in Educational Psychology (with a concentration in HPE) offered by the Faculties of Education and Medicine. Her educational and research interests focus on teaching and learning in the health professions, professionalism and professional identity formation among students and learners, the continuing professional development of faculty members, and the impact of faculty development on the individual and the organization. She has published widely on faculty development and medical education and she is frequently invited to speak at national and international conferences and universities.
Current Research Interests: Teaching and learning in the health professions; professionalism and professional identity formation; faculty development and the continuing professional development of faculty members; and the impact of faculty development on the individual and the organization.
E-mail: yvonne.steinert [at] mcgill.ca