Invited Scholar

Anna Ryan

Anna Ryan, MD, PhD

Senior Lecturer
Department of Medical Education
University of Melbourne, Australia

Dates of Visit: November 12 – 23, 2018, May 29 – 31, 2017, June 6 – 10, 2016, May 19 – 22, 2015

Purpose of Visit

Presenter at CHES Research Rounds
November 14, 2018
Innovations in Course Wide Assessment for Learning

Additionally, Anna will be focused on improving her scholarly writing skills, particularly through attendance at the Master Class on Writing Research for Publication course. Anna will also be meeting with individual members of the CHES community working in the broad areas of assessment & feedback.


Dr. Anna Ryan is a Medical Educator with clinical experience in both Medicine and Chiropractic. In addition to her clinical qualifications she has a number of educational qualifications and PhD in Medical Education. She currently works as a senior lecturer and research fellow in the Department of Medical Education at the University of Melbourne where she teaches in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Excellence in Clinical Teaching programs. Anna’s research work is broadly focused on self-regulation of learning with emphasis on knowledge acquisition, response to feedback (particularly automated feedback after MCQ exams) and development and assessment of professionalism. In addition, she maintains a very small clinical practice in chiropractic, is a practitioner member of the Chiropractic Board of Australia, and consults for Medical Panels in Victoria.