Eeva Pyörälä, Adjunct Professor in University Pedagogy and Sociology, PhD, MME, FAMEE (Fellow of AMEE), Senior Lecturer in University Pedagogy in Center of University Teaching and Learning, Principal Investigator in Clinicum, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki
I have the pleasure to supervise this inspiring interdisciplinary group of doctoral students. I am an active scholar in AMEE (Association for Medical Education in Europe), Vice-Chair of AMEE Fellowship Committee, Member of AMEE Honorary Fellowship Committee and Member of the editorial board of Medial Teacher. As a PI, I support PhD students’ scholarship and networking at international conferences (e.g. AMEE conferences) and Rogano meetings developed for your researchers in the field of HPE.
Daniel Folger, MD, AFAMEE (Associate Fellow of AMEE), Doctoral candidate, Clinical instructor (substitute) at Clinicum, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki
Having graduated from medical school in 2019 I applied and enrolled in the Doctoral Programme for Clinical Research (KLTO) starting 2020. My research focuses on mobile learning and mobile device applications in medical educational, along with doctor-patient relations in this setting.
Jolanda Ehrström, Physiotherapist, Master of Health Care, lecturer at the Degree Programme in Physiotherapy at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Doctoral candidate, University of Helsinki
I have worked as a physiotherapist for the past 18 years and taught undergraduate physiotherapy students for the past two years. I enrolled in the Doctoral Programme for Clinical Research (KLTO) starting 2020. My research focuses on pain education for undergraduate physiotherapy students at Universities of Applied Sciences in Finland.
Asta Toivonen, Master of Education, Registered Nurse, Doctoral student in Doctoral Programme in Population Health, University of Helsinki, University Instructor at the Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki
My dissertation research focuses on learning interaction skills through active learning methods, such as the use of simulated patients and subsequent feedback discussions, and the emotions associated with communication skills learning. I am also interested in the themes of adverse events and the second victim
Tomi Ylä-Soininmäki, MD, Doctoral student in Doctoral Programme in Clinical Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki
My doctoral dissertation focuses on virtual learning environment, in particular on using virtual patients for learning clinical reasoning.
Sabrina Forssell, MD, Specialist in Gynecology and Obstetrics, Doctoral student in Doctoral Programme in Clinical Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Helsinki University Hospital and Helsinki University
My dissertation focuses on activating learning methods in teaching and learning gynecology and obstetrics.
Sanna Siirilä, Master of Education, Doctoral student in Doctoral Programme in Population Health, University of Helsinki, Specialist in Educational Technology in the Teaching and Learning Services at the University of Helsinki
My dissertation focuses on electronic assessment and feedback in medical education, especially the development of electronic exams and portfolios.