Dr Vicki LeBlanc PhD


Dr Vicki LeBlanc PhD
Chair, Department of Innovation in Medical Education (DIME) and Full Professor

Work E-mail: vleblan3@uottawa.ca

Dr. Vicki LeBlanc


Dr. LeBlanc earned her PhD in experimental psychology from McMaster University in 2001. Prior to joining the University of Ottawa in 2015, she was the Associate Director and a Scientist at the Wilson Centre for Research in Education, and an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry and the Department of Medicine, at the University of Toronto.

Dr. LeBlanc leads a program of research looking at the effects of emotions (particularly stress) on the learning, performance and mental health of health professionals and trainees. She has authored over 60 peer-reviewed publications, and regularly presents at national and international conferences. She also has a number of national and international leadership roles, including serving as member of the Association for Medical Education in Europe’s research committee, an Associate Editor of the journal Advances in Health Sciences Education, as well as working with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to advance simulation-based education.

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