Director, Centre for Health Education Scholarship
Centre for Health Education Scholarship Faculty of Medicine
2775 Laurel St.
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9
work phone: 6048755185

Dr. Joanna Bates has led innovation and educational scholarship in areas of medical education, including distributed medical education; technology in medical education; international medical graduate education, admissions processes, and new models of clinical education. She is currently involved with evaluating comparability of teaching and outcomes across distributed medical education sites; evaluating the student learning in integrated clerkships; and evaluating the impact on health human resources of medical education strategies. An additional focus is on patient uptake and impact of telehealth strategies, specifically the utilization of web-based programs by patients with acute and chronic health problems. Dr. Bates is currently part of the MSFHR-funded team grant on BCATR (BC Alliance for Telehealth Research), CRRME ( Collaborative on Research on Regional Medical education; and MENCRA, Medical Education and Northern Communities Research Alliance; and currently co-investigator on several grants, including Randomized trial of a cardiac rehabilitation program delivered remotely through internet (Heart and stroke Foundation) Is longitudinal assessment in integrated clerkships more predictive of successful performance on national exams than traditional clerkship assessment? (Medical council of Canada; and A qualitative investigation of internet-based technology for the remote management of cardiovascular disease (Vancouver Foundation)

Medical education; health human resources; telehealth