Dr. Nahla Gomaa is an Associate Clinical Professor at the Division of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. She is interested in educational research, and is an active member in many National and International societies and associations including international associations for medical education, Society of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in which she actively contributes to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning subgroups. Academic research interests are in innovative educational tools including simulation, blended courses and using different technology in medical education. At the level of Faculty development Committee [FDC], she is the lead of Surgery, and is an experienced research peer reviewer and her passion is directed to students-lead projects. She has mentored a number of multi-disciplinary students in these domains. In addition, she has collaborative work with Peter S. Allen Research Centre, Neuroscience Institute and Surgical Simulation Research Lab [SSRL] at the University of Alberta. She is on the jurisdiction boards for research and educational grants. She believes in innovative medical education, and leading many multidisciplinary projects. the clinical side, her main research interests funded by a number of grants are in the hearing and balance research. Clinical and basic science research interests are in the area of hearing and balance, including:
- Auditory Evoked Potentials.
- fMRI role in central auditory defects.
- Tinnitus diagnosis and intervention
- Vertigo Diagnosis and treatment.
- Knowledge translation in hearing and balance research and research of the inner ear.
- Qualitative studies
- Quality Improvement in clinical as well as educational settings Competency-based medical education [CBME]
Otolaryngology, Medical Education, Research in Otolaryngology, qualitative studies, quality improvement