Teaching

Lectures and seminars to medical students in the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th years of their course (respiratory diseases, occupational medicine, molecular immunology) plus clinical teaching plus lectures/tutorials to dental medical students, nursing staff, paramedical staff and medical laboratory technologists. Postgraduate tutorials and clinical teaching.


Teaching awards

  • The Teacher of the Year award, 1990; the University of Western Australia School of Medicine (selected by the medical student body)
  • The Excellence in Teaching award, 1997; the University of Western Australia Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.
  • The Teacher of the Year award, 1999; the University of Western Australia School of Medicine (selected by the medical student body).

Teaching initiatives

Initiated the following components to the medical school curriculum:

  1. Course in ‘Communication skills in medicine’.
  2. Teaching Weekend for final year medical students.
  3. Course in Medical Research for medical students.
  4. Seminars on medical education for teachers of clinical medicine

Teaching tools

Breaking bad news

Memory aid for medical students

Medical teaching weekend resources