Cynthia Whitehead, PhD, MD

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Dr. Whitehead obtained her PhD from the University of Toronto and MD from McMaster University. Her program of research focuses on deconstructing ‘truths’ of health professions education to expand our understandings of possibilities for change. Some of Dr. Whitehead’s specific content areas of research interest include globalization of medical education, outcomes-based education, interprofessional education, and the history of medical education. Dr. Whitehead has been involved in teaching, curriculum design, curricular evaluation and educational administration. Internationally, she has provided education consultations and worked collaboratively with educators in multiple countries in Africa, Asia, South America, North America and Europe.

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Director and Scientist, The Wilson Centre, UHN
Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
BMO Chair, Health Professions Education Research