Dear DIME community,
It is my great pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr Kori LaDonna as Assistant Professor in DIME, with a cross-appointment in the Department of Medicine, effective October 1st, 2017.
Kori obtained her PhD in Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Western Ontario, in 2014. Since 2015, she has pursued post-doctoral studies with the Centre for Education Research and Innovation at the University of Western Ontario. Her postdoctoral fellowship focused on developing opportunities to meaningfully and credibly engage patients and families in medical education and assessment.
For those interested in learning more about Kori’s work, here are a few references to some of her recent work:
- LaDonna KA, Hatala R, Lingard L, Voyer S, & Watling C. (2017). Staging a performance: learners’ perceptions about direct observation during residency. Medical Education, 51(5), pp.498-510.
- LaDonna KA, Bates J, Tait GR, McDougall A, Schulz V, & Lingard, L., for the Heart Failure/Palliative Care Teamwork Research Group. (2016). “Who is your healthcare team?”: Perspectives of heart failure patients regarding the membership and roles on their care team. Health Expectations. Published online before print: February 29, 2016.
Please join me in giving Kori a warm welcome to the education research community at the University of Ottawa.