Recent and current scholarship of teaching and learning projects explore the following:              

  • Teaching and learning about ethical issues and professionalism in general practice;
  • Work-based learning in general practice training and medical education;
  • Self-monitoring and help-seeking in general practice training;
  • Student perspectives on, and utilisation of, online resources and teaching
  • Assessment in medical education;
  • Curriculum development;
  • Faculty and supervisor professional development.

Selection of recent publications

Sturman, Nancy, Parker, Malcolm, and Jorm, Christine (2020). Clinical supervision in general practice training: the interweaving of supervisor, trainee and patient entrustment with clinical oversight, patient safety and trainee learning. Advances in Health Sciences Education 26 (1) 297-311.

Sturman, Nancy J., Tapley, Amanda, van Driel, Mieke L., Holliday, Elizabeth G., Ball, Jean I., Davey, Andrew R., Fielding, Alison, FitzGerald, Kristen, Spike, Neil A., and Magin, Parker J. (2020). Configurations for obtaining in-consultation assistance from supervisors in general practice training, and patient-related barriers to trainee help-seeking: a survey study. BMC Medical Education 20 (1) 369 369.

Sturman, Nancy, Jorm, Christine and Parker, Malcolm (2020). With a grain of salt? Supervisor credibility and other factors influencing trainee decisions to seek in-consultation assistance: a focus group study of Australian general practice trainees. BMC Family Practice, 21 (1) 28, 28. doi: 10.1186/s12875-020-1084-7

Sturman, Nancy and Ostini, Remo (2018). Medical student contact with specialty trainees: missing out in general practice?. Australian Journal of General Practice, 47 (6), 391-395. doi: 10.31128/AJGP-12-17-4423

Sturman, Nancy, Tan, Zachary and Turner, Jane (2017). “A steep learning curve”: junior doctor perspectives on the transition from medical student to the health-care workplace. BMC Medical Education, 17 (92) 92, 92. doi: 10.1186/s12909-017-0931-2

Associate Professor Nancy Sturman

Associate Professor
General Practice Clinical Unit