Past and Present Teaching Scholars


Preetha Krishnamoorthy

Learner Centered Feedback


Sero Andonian

Evaluating the teaching skills of Urology faculty members

Amira El Messidi
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Routine implementation of Royal College practice examination sessions for residents in Obstetrics and Gynecology at McGill University

Catherine Paquet

Teaching and feedback during pediatric anesthesiology rotation at McGill

Vincent Ponette
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Implementation of career planning program for residents in the Obstetrics and Gynecolgy program at McGill Univesity


Ilana Bank

Can I Offer You Some SIM?: The creation of a 2-year simulation curriculum for the pediatrics emergency medicine fellowship program.

Lorraine Bell

Youth with Chronic Illness - Challenges in Transition to Adult Care: To develop a workshop series for subspecialty pediatric residents on Transition of Adolescent Patients to Adult Focused Health Care

Jennifer Fitzpatrick
Human Genetics

A Clinical Supervision Course for Genetic Counsellors: The aim of the project is to develop practice-based competencies for clinical supervision in genetic counselling.


Paola Fata

Leadership Lessons in Trauma Resuscitation - To teach formal leadership and team-building skills to senior residents (PGY 3, 4 and 5) in the context of trauma resuscitation.

Christine Meyers
Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine Clinical Teaching Unit - To design and implement a four-week mandatory clinical rotation in the Emergency Department for senior Emergency Medicine residents, with the objective of developing the resident's skill and confidence as a clinical teacher.
Jay Nadeau
Biomedical Engineering
A "Quantitative Methods for Medicine" course - To develop this course which was originally proposed as a 'Back To Basics' seminar, but had insufficient enrollment. It will now be proposed as a new course in BMDE.
Teresa Valois
Safe and Painless Pediatric Sedation - To develop a pediatric sedation course for residents and other health care professionals.
Patrick Willemot
Internal Medicine
A health advocacy workshop for second-year internal medicine residents - To familiarize residents with core concepts of health advocacy and provide opportunity for direct application of these concepts and feedback on performance.


Lily Nguyen

Surgical Airway Management - For Otolaryngology residents to develop an understanding of surgical airway management in an acute care setting using a stimulation setting.

David Ragsdale

The Neurobiology of Volition - To develop a multidisciplinary university course that examines how the brain makes decisions.

Adriana Venturini
Physical and Occupational Therapy

Web CT self-learning modules for PT&OT - Developing web CT self-learning modules in basic neurophysiology and neuroanatomy for rehabilitation students.

Mark Ware
Anesthesiology and Family Medicine

Integrating Pain Management in Undergraduate Medical Education - To develop a longitudinal approach to teaching pain management throughout the medical school curriculum.


Linda Crelinsten
McGill Medical Simulation Centre

The Value of Debriefing - To review the educational and theoretical principles of debriefing and establish a framework for conducting a good debriefing session.

Sender Liberman

Chronic Illness: A Communication Skills Workshop - To develop a workshop using a combination of role-play and standardized patients to make surgical residents aware of their "communication skills" and how they impact patients with chronic diseases.

Kevin Waschke

Elaboration of the Mental Models of Expert vs. Novice Endosonographers - To assess competence in endoscopic ultrasound, using cognitive task analysis as a theoretical framework.


Bruce Campbell
Internal Medicine

Towards a Hospitalist Training Program for Family Medicine Residents - To examine the perceived needs, required components, learning objectives and practicality of a third-year training program in hospital-based medicine.

Michael Stein

Web-Based MSK Physical Exam - To develop an internet-based, interactive adjunct to learning the physical exam of joints.

Francine Tremblay

Clinical Breast Teaching for General Surgery Residents - To develop a postgraduate curriculum on clinical breast teaching and learning for general surgery residents.


Madeleine Buck

Evaluating Critical Thinking: Assuring Due Process - To define critical thinking from an educators' perspective and to compare these definitions with those in the literature for use in clinical courses.

Francesco Ramadori

Usefulness of Simulators for Teaching CanMEDS - To investigate the level of experience and knowledge of simulation among teaching faculty in order to guide the creation and implementation of training programs geared to the use of this new teaching technology.

Joseph Rochford

E-Learning for Inter-Professional Training - To identify variables that predict efficacy of knowledge transfer in a multidisciplinary sample of mental health practitioners.


Greg Berry

Evaluation of a CHE Course on Primary Care Orthopedics - To evaluate the PCO course (a 2-day workshop for emergency room physicians to train them to manage musculoskeletal injuries) as a pedagogical tool for the participants. An extension of the project will be its impact on patient care (patient flow through the health care system) in a well defined geographic area.

Helen McNamara

Clinical Medicine and Health Research: Integrated Training for Integrated Care? - To develop a research curriculum for residents incorporating elements of needs assessments, interactive teaching, cognitive learning, and evaluation of outcomes.

Lorraine Portelance

Web Teaching Module for Radiology Physics - To develop an interactive on-line teaching tool for radiation oncology residents.

Maureen Rappaport
Family Medicine

The Learning Journal as a Method for Professional Development - To develop a teaching portfolio using the methods of teacher autobiography and a content analysis of personal logs.

Kenneth Shaw

Web-Based Learning Modules for Junior Residents - To develop a pediatric surgery learning module for junior residents with web-based content and links that will form the first of five modules covering general surgery topics that fit the CAGS syllabus.


Richard Gosselin

The Impact of Tutor Support and Preparation on Student Satisfaction and Achievement - To develop clear guidelines for teaching strategies and content in small group sessions to improve tutors' confidence and comfort level in their role and to improve student satisfaction, motivation and performance.

Markus Martin

Visual Spatial Perception Testing and Residency Selection - To assess the relationship between visual spatial perception testing and residency selection.

Tarek Razek

Operative Planning, Strategy and Skills - To assess the development of operative strategy and surgical skills in senior and junior residents using clinical scenarios.

Alexandra Tcheremenska
Family Medicine

New Perspectives on Family Medicine Residents' Emergency Medicine Education - To develop an educational curriculum for Family Medicine residents in Emergency Medicine, using a needs analysis to identify gaps and design the program.


Gustavo Duque

Trans-Curricular Teaching of Aging and Geriatrics - The development of an undergraduate medical curriculum in geriatrics for medical students.

Krista Lawlor

Learning about Compassion in Medical Education - To explore what and how students learn about compassion, with a particular focus on their clinical experiences as caregivers and as learners.

Srinivasan Krishnamurthy

Web CT-Based Obstetrics/Gynecology Tutoring - The development of a Web CT-based obstetrics/gynecology tutoring program.

Khalil Sultanem

Introduction to Oncology for Second-Year Medical Students - To design an 'Introduction to Oncology' course for 2nd year medical students and analyze the impact of the course on students' knowledge and attitude towards oncology through a self-assessment and knowledge questionnaire.


Franco Carnevale

An Epistemological Analysis of Diagnostic Reasoning in Medicine - To examine the epistemological foundations of diagnostic reasoning in medicine.

Margaret Eades

Constructing Learning through Research - The role of direct practice experience and learning from our patients and their families to promote professional growth and continuous learning in nursing.

Martin Tyler

Medicine and All that Jazz - The use of jazz to increase student interest and facilitate the discussion of medical conditions in dentistry.


Patrick Ergina

Designing a Curriculum for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery - The design and development of a three-year curriculum in cardiac surgery that includes core objectives, instructional strategies and evaluation methods for residents and their teachers.

Ronald Gottesman

To design and implement a problem-based situated learning environment on the web to allow residents to learn key issues in pediatric critical care.

Helen Karounis

Evaluating the Learning Styles of McGill Residents - To assess learning styles among residents across different specialties to improve learning outcomes.

Jeff Wiseman
Internal Medicine

Developing an Ambulatory Internal Medicine Rotation - To develop and evaluate an ambulatory internal medicine rotation for third and fourth year medical students.


Janet Henderson

Encouraging Co-Tutors in the Basis of Medicine - To develop and evaluate a co-tutoring program for undergraduate teaching in the Basis of Medicine as a way of including basic scientists in medical education.

Vincent Lacroix
Family Medicine

Evaluating Family Medicine Residents' Muscular-Skeletal Examination Skills - To design and implement a system to evaluate the acquisition of muscular-skeletal examination skills during a three-month Sports Medicine elective, using patient feedback, teacher observation and videotaped OSCE stations with real patients.

Stephen Liben

Developing a "Life in Medicine" Course - To design and evaluate a three-week undergraduate course that explores art and literature in medicine in order to increase students' personal awareness of factors that affect caring and compassion.

Sarkis Meterissian

Incorporating Problem-Based Learning into Undergraduate Surgical Teaching - A comparison of PBL and traditional lectures in core undergraduate surgical teaching, using knowledge questionnaires, measures of student satisfaction, and videotaped analyses of teaching sessions.

Francisco Noya

Improving the Discharge of Asthmatic Children from the Emergency Department - An evaluation of an intervention, targeting both faculty and students, to improve management of asthmatic children discharged from the Emergency Department.

Melvin Schloss

Improving Core Teaching in Otolaryngology - The re-design of a resident lecture series in otolaryngology to incorporate principles of problem-based learning, using measures of attendance, satisfaction and exam scores to assess outcome.


Paul Belliveau

Evaluating Student Feedback following a Surgery Clerkship - An analysis of student perceptions of their surgery clerkships over a four-year period to highlight areas of satisfaction and change.

Pierre Guy

Developing a Trauma Course for Medical Students - The development and evaluation of a case-study approach to teaching medical students about orthopedic trauma.

Jane Henderson

Developing a Computer-Based Module for Teaching Anesthesia Residents - The design and evaluation of an interactive computer program for teaching specific aspects of pediatric anesthesiology to senior residents.

Ingrid Hings

Orienting Foreign Medical Graduates to Medicine - The design and implementation of an orientation program for foreign residents in Medicine to facilitate their integration into a new "culture".

Vinh Kim Nguyen
Family Medicine

Evaluating an Undergraduate Social Science and Medicine Course - The design and evaluation of a three-week undergraduate course using case studies from anthropology and social studies to promote cultural sensitivity.