KIPRIME podcast episode 6 - Nicole N. Woods

The role of basic science knowledge in clinical reasoning and the development of medical expertise - an interview with Nicole N. Woods.

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Nicole N. Woods. Photo: Erik Cronberg.

Dr Nicole Woods is a scientist & Associate Director of Operations at the University Health Network in Toronto and was recently appointed as a director at the Institute for Education Research.

As a cognitive psychologist she is interested in the mental representation of diagnostic categories, how different forms of knowledge are used in problem-solving, and how education supports the cognitive architecture necessary for practice.

Her work examines the role of basic science knowledge in clinical reasoning and the development of medical expertise.

 

Listen to episode 6

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. 

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