Annual Learning and Teaching Forum

UNSW Medicine Education Forum 2020

Medicine & Health Education: COVID and beyond

Date / Time: Friday, 4 December,  9am to 12:45pm,

Location: via Zoom

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.

Presentation by the Dean of the UNSW Medicine Annual Education & Research Awards will be held on Friday 11 December 2020

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


The 2020 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)