Meaningful Sociocultural Feedback Conversations in Health Education

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  • Event Categories: Research; Teaching, Training and Research

Join Professor Subha Ramani, an academic clinician and educational scientist from the Harvard Medical School, for this stimulating webinar on sociocultural aspects of feedback conversations.

Professor Ramani will draw upon her doctoral research as well as research findings of other distinguished researchers in this area. She views the content and impact of feedback conversations through the perspective of learners, teachers and institutions, always focussing on learner growth.

During the webinar Professor Ramani will discuss newer definitions of feedback based on recent research in this area, emphasise sociocultural principles such as teacher learner relationships, application of coaching principles and learner factors such as self-awareness and mindset.

Discussion following the webinar will be facilitated by Professor Balakrishnan (Kichu) Nair AM.

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  • Discuss principles underlying newer definitions of feedback in health professions education
  • Reflect on three key concepts to enhance the impact of feedback conversations: relationships, self awareness and mindset
  • Describe strategies to apply the three concepts in real life practice during feedback conversations with learners

The session will interest interdisciplinary health professionals with an interest in learning more about feedback in health professional’s education.


The webinar will be recorded and made available on the Research & Evaluation Webcast Series page for post event viewing.

Contact Prof Balakrishnan (Kichu) Nair AM at or (+61 2) 4985 3313