Leila is a session academic in Clinical education in College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University. In this role, she coordinates clinical education Masters program topics, teaches clinical education research skills to students and mentors research projects. She provides academic leadership, engages in research, and designs and delivers intensive workshops and interactive lab-based activities to students, researchers and higher degree research students. Leila has been working as a health research librarian teaching systematic reviews methodology, evidence-based practice in medicine and healthcare, research methodology and study designs, research metrics, and information literacy to medical and allied health students.
Leila is currently a PhD candidate in health professions education with Prideaux research centre undertaking a doctoral study on translational research in health professions education.
The research areas in which she is interested are faculty development, implementing organisational changes, and educational innovations in health professions education context. Leila is also interested in improving educational capabilities of clinical teachers, educational leadership skills, and scholarly productivity.
Leila has applied for ANZAHPE Associate Fellowship to improve her expertise in health professions education field, to gain experience and undertake scholarly educational practice and to develop relationships with health professions educations communities in local, national, and international scales.