KIPRIME podcast episode 15 - Pim Teunissen

Workplace learning in healthcare – an interview with Dr Pim Teunissen.

Pim Teunissen, KIPRIME Fellows. Photo: Erik Cronberg.

Dr Pim Teunissen is Scientific Director of SHE, the School of Health Professions Education at Maastricht University in The Netherlands. 

His background is as a medical specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and he uses his clinical experience to inform his research and vice versa. 

In 2009 he obtained his doctorate from VU University on the subject of 'Workplace learning in postgraduate medical education'. Since then, his research has expanded to cover learning and education in various health professions in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development domains. 

He is passionate about understanding how healthcare professionals learn through their work because it provides the key to ensuring excellent healthcare now and in the future.

Listen to episode 15

The KIPRIME podcast

The Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education (KIPRIME) is a major international award and was created to recognise and stimulate high-quality research in the field. In this podcast series we’ll explore the origins of the KIPRIME and discover the passion and commitment of the people who made it happen. 

Host for the series is Alina Jenkins, a BBC presenter and journalist since 2001 with an extensive background in communicating science.