KIPRIME podcast episode 2 - Dr Sayra Cristancho

How to support training and practice for resilient teaming in healthcare – an interview with Dr Sayra Cristancho.

Sayra Cristancho
Sayra Cristancho. Photo: Erik Cronberg.

Dr. Sayra Cristancho is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery and a Scientist at the Centre for Education Research & Innovation (CERI) at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada. She received her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia.  

Sayra’s research program investigates how action teams navigate and respond to disruptive events. Her research program aims to show how best to support training and practice for resilient teaming in healthcare. To this end, she developed a unique research approach that cross-pollinates qualitative research, sociobiology, and engineering principles with insights from various industries, including healthcare, tactical, emergency response, business, and music.  

In this episode of the KIPRIME Podcast, Sayra talks to Alina Jenkins about her unique disciplinary background as the first engineer to join the medical education research community in Canada and how that has allowed her to pioneer theoretical and methodological innovations. 

Listen to episode 2

Production team

A production from the Unit for Teaching and Learning.

Host: Alina Jenkins
Senior editor: Philip Malmgren
Senior technical producer: Marcus Emas
Technical editor: Samuel Lundberg
Executive producer: Jonas Nordquist
Web: Louise Grännsjö

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