I am a health professions education scientist with a particular interest in understanding what health professionals do in the face of "indeterminate zones of practice": how they create knowledge in practice, and how their knowledge and practice are influenced by hidden social forces. I aim to explicate these otherwise overlooked aspects of knowledge and practice toward informing health professions education and systems of care and practice. I formerly practiced as an educational audiologist and maintain my professional licensure as a clinical audiologist as well as focus my program of research in a pediatric integrated care context. I enjoy facilitating workshops, engaging in dialogue, and presenting on the topics listed below.

 

Areas of Scholarly Work: health professional education, tacit knowledge, knowledge translation, professional issues in audiology, interprofessional collaboration, written professional communication, educational audiology, school-based management of auditory processing disorder

Research Topics: epistemologies of practice, reflective practice, professional socialization, integrated care for children with disabilities

Research Approaches: constructivist grounded theory, institutional ethnography, critical social science approaches

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Primary Affiliations:

Director of Research, Centre for Faculty DevelopmentFaculty of Medicine, University of Toronto at St. Michael's Hospital

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Education Scientist, Centre for Ambulatory Care Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto at Women's College Hospital

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Assistant Professor, Dept. of Speech-Language Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

 

 

Other Affiliations:

Cross Appointed Scientist, The Wilson Centre

Associate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Committee Member, Educational Audiology Association