Education Researcher, SickKids Learning Institute
Scientist, SickKids Research Institute
Staff Gastroenterologist, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children
Cross-Appointed Scientist, The Wilson Centre
Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Catharine Walsh is a staff gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, an Educational Researcher in the Learning Institute and a Scientist in the Research Institute at SickKids. Catharine received her medical degree from University of Toronto. She subsequently pursued residency training in Paediatrics and a fellowship in Paediatric Gastroenterology at SickKids. She also received her Master of Education and a PhD in health professions education at University of Toronto, in conjunction with a research fellowship at the Wilson Centre. Catharine Walsh’s program of research focuses on examining factors that influence the acquisition of complex clinical skills, including methods of optimizing learning within simulation-based environments. She also conducts educational measurement research focused on the assessment of competence of health professionals.
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