Researcher

Associate Professor Adrienne Janet Torda

My Expertise

Teaching in medicine - both campus and clinical teaching; Medical ethics; curriculum design; clinical medicine and infectious diseases. Innovation in Education; VR learning in medicine

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Biography

Research Interests:
There are two main areas of interest. One is in clinical infectious diseases and the other is teaching - both clinical ethics and clinical medicine.

Broad Research Areas:
Clinical Research, Medical Education, Infectious Diseases

Qualifications:
GradDip Bioethics, GradCert University Learning & Teaching, MBBS (Hons), PhD, FRACP. SFHEA, AFANZAPHE

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
FRACP, Australian Society of...view more

Research Interests:
There are two main areas of interest. One is in clinical infectious diseases and the other is teaching - both clinical ethics and clinical medicine.

Broad Research Areas:
Clinical Research, Medical Education, Infectious Diseases

Qualifications:
GradDip Bioethics, GradCert University Learning & Teaching, MBBS (Hons), PhD, FRACP. SFHEA, AFANZAPHE

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
FRACP, Australian Society of Infectious Diseases; infectious diseases society of America; Australasian Bioethics Association; ANZAPHE, HERDSA

Specific Research Keywords:
Medical eduction; Clinical Ethics; Infectious Diseases; Immunology and Infectious Disease; Clinical education; Immunisation


My Awards

2017 - Faculty of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award


My Research Activities

Immunisation of patients with special needs; surgical infections; influenza immunisation

Clinical infectious Diseases

Impact of ethics learning modules on student knowledge and moral sensitivity;

Curriculum design - evaluation of innovation

 


My Teaching

Convenor of Foundations

Convenor of ethics in the medical program

Clinical tutor phase 1

Clinical supervisor phase 3

Mentor - Bioethics society

Mentor - Women in Medicine society

Educational innovator - involved in the digital uplift of teaching materials across the program

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Videos

Closing the loop, adapting and changing teaching in response to student feedback 1
Providing evidence of the impact of your teaching to assist you in applying for promotion
Evaluation of course innovation using before and after questionnaires
Evaluation of peer assessment
Comparisons of some different ways to evaluate teaching