Annual Learning and Teaching Forum

UNSW Medicine Education Forum 2019

Biomedical & Medical Education: The Future is Now

Date / Time: Friday, 6 December,  9am to 1pm,

Location: Kirby Institute Seminar Room, Wallace Wurth Building, Kensington Campus

Held once a year this forum aims to bring together the many teachers and educationists within the faculty for a networking occasion, and also provides a chance to air new work, papers in progress and discuss problematic teaching topics.

Followed by lunch at 1pm following on from presentation by the Dean of the UNSW Medicine Annual Education & Research Awards

To register your attendance at the forum click on the registration link

Video streaming and recording

If you are unable to attend personally, we will be videoing the presentationf for posting up afterwards and live streaming.


The 2019 Eduction Forum Program [pdf] is available.

All faculty and conjoint staff involved in teaching UNSW medicine UG/PG students, plus UNSW students researching medical education are invited to showcase their learning and teaching practice/research by presenting a presentation or poster on their design and innovation projects and educational research.

Abstracts are now closed.


Click on the forum dates to view the past abstracts, recordings and copies of presentations.


  • Script concordance test in real-time: Early developments of an innovative teaching method
    Abstract | Presentation
    Joel Rhee, Michael Tam, Phil Jones, Silas Taylor, Peter Harris
  • Enhancement of learning and teaching of teamwork skills within UNSW Medicine Program
    Abstract | Presentation
    Chinthaka Balasooriya, Asela Olupeliyawa, Tony O’Sullivan, Philip Jones, Rachel Thompson, Peter Harris, Silas Taylor, Elizabeth Tancred, Edna Koritschoner, Chris Hughes
  • Surgery & research: no longer separate entities for Australian surgical careers
    Harvey RJ, Dhital K, Gold D, Spigelman A
  • Controversial Questions (CQs): An innovative strategy for student engagement
    Abstract | Presentation
    Husna Razee, Michael Tam, Winston Lo, Joel Rhee, Nick Zwar
  • Impact of integrated adaptive tutorials on learning in pathology
    Abstract | Presentation
    Gary Velan, R Klein, Patsie Polly
  • Update on the RESmap and introducing the new EBPmap
    Rachel Thompson, Suzanne Mobbs, Jia Lin Yang, Rosanne Quinnell (USyd)