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“RUPTURES IN PRACTICE: coping and learning in the here-and-now of clinical practice” by Arunthathi Mahendran

A College of Medicine and Health Faculty Development seminar
Date7 February 2020
Time12:30
PlaceSouth Cloisters 3.06

Arunthathi (Arundi) Mahendran is a Senior Lecturer and Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Queen Mary University/Barts and the Royal London Medical School. Her present research focuses on the emotional complexities of learning and practice by exploring how the uncertainty of clinical practice can trigger powerful affective experiences that transform the ways in which a professional comes to understand their practice and function within it.

Arunthathi (Arundi) Mahendran is a senior lecturer and consultant transplant surgeon as well as programme director for the MSc. in Physician Associate Studies at Queen Mary University/Barts and the Royal London Medical School. She undertook her specialist surgical training at the Royal Free hospital in London and subsequently completed a transplant surgical fellowship at Columbia University in Manhattan, New York.  She has a PhD in Education from Goldsmiths’, University of London and was the 2018 Winner of the (BERA) British Educational Research Association Doctoral Thesis Award.  Her research interest lies in the philosophy of practices of thinking, knowing and doing across medical and clinical education.  Arundi lives in the East End of London with her husband and two young sons.

Her present research focuses on the emotional complexities of learning and practice by exploring how the uncertainty of clinical practice can trigger powerful affective experiences that transform the ways in which a professional comes to understand their practice and function within it. 

Programme:

Tea/coffee  12:15-12:30 Atrium outside South Cloisters 3.06

Lecture         12:30-13:15  South Cloisters 3.06

Q&A              13:15-13:30  South Cloisters 3.06


OrganizerCatherine Pierce
Tel01392406809
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