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Dr Flora Smyth Zahra

Education/Academic qualification

  • MA Clin Ed, DRestDent RCS, LDSRCS, BA

  • Harvard Macy Fellowship- Health Professions' Education in the Art-Museum, Harvard Medical School

Professional Qualifications

  • MFDGP (UK) MAcadMEd,

  • FHEA,

Research interests

What sort of knowledge is necessary to equip novice clinicians for the challenges of delivering Healthcare in the 21st century?

Curriculum innovation in clinical curricula

Humanities in Sustainable Health professions education

Museum based education for Health Professions

Global Oral Health and Humanities curricula development

Early leadership development

Person- centered and socio-cultural aspects of care 

Values-based Practice

Inter and transdisciplinarity in Health Professions Education

Medical semiotics

Medical epistemologies

Emancipatory Pedagogy

Student Personal development and Professional  Identity Formation

 

Participation in workshop, seminar, course

International Association of Medical Educators conference AMEE 2019

Flora Smyth Zahra (Invited speaker)

25 Aug 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Crossing the River Symposium

Flora Smyth Zahra (Invited speaker)

22 Mar 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Participation in conference

Keeping it Real:Authentic Learning in the UK

Flora Smyth Zahra (Invited speaker)

29 Jan 2021

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Cultural Crossings of Care

Flora Smyth Zahra (Invited speaker)

26 Oct 201827 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

AMEE 2018 International Association for Medical Education

Flora Smyth Zahra (Invited speaker)

25 Aug 201829 Aug 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Advance HE Teaching and Learning Annual Conference

Flora Smyth Zahra (Invited speaker)

3 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Oral Health Inequalities, Oral hygiene Cultures: Past, Present and Future

Flora Smyth Zahra (Invited speaker)

28 Jun 201829 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

The Art of Performing Science Symposium at Imperial College

Flora Smyth Zahra (Participant)

22 Nov 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Doctor as Humanist Symposium

Flora Smyth Zahra (Participant)

13 Oct 201714 Oct 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Inaugural NAMIH conference at The Royal Brompton Hospital

Flora Smyth Zahra (Speaker)

10 Jul 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

5th International Health Humanities Conference

Flora Smyth Zahra (Speaker)

16 Sep 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

KLI 10th Excellence in Teaching conference

Flora Smyth Zahra (Speaker)

17 Jun 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

The Pedagogy of Ambiguity

Flora Smyth Zahra (Speaker)

4 Dec 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Types of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

Heads Up! Shining a light on Innovations in Oral Health

Flora Smyth Zahra (Organiser)

2 Dec 201913 Dec 2019

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

Smiles Apart

Flora Smyth Zahra (Speaker)

14 May 2018

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

Oral presentation

Radio 4 programme participant

Flora Smyth Zahra (Invited speaker)

3 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Clinical Humanities web Interview for Canadian Dental Association

Flora Smyth Zahra (Speaker)

17 Feb 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Types of External academic engagement - Invited talk

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