Anna is the Director of Assessment in the Department of Medical Education. She co-ordinates and teaches Assessing Clinical Learners – a core subject of the EXCITE Graduate Certificate in Clinical Teaching. In addition, she chairs the MD Assessment Committee, and serves on the DME Executive, the MD Evaluation Committee & Clinical Subjects Committee and the DME Research & Research Training Committee and Human Ethics Research Group. Anna also holds a number of Faculty level positions including membership of the MDHS Academic Careers @ Melbourne Advisory Group, Staff Mentoring Advisory Committee and the Faulty Learning & Teaching Strategy Committee.
Anna is a medical doctor and a chiropractor. In addition to her clinical qualifications she has a number of educational qualifications and PhD in Medical Education. Anna has an active program of research and supervises MD research projects, EXCITE Master’s and PhD candidates. Her overarching interest is in assessment for learning and within the medical program this plays out in finding ways to maximise the learning potential of each and every assessment within the MD. She is currently taking part in an international research collaboration with University of Toronto focused on test-enhanced transfer of learning which explores the timing and content of feedback for retention and transfer of knowledge.