Academic Faculty

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Darren Nichols, BMSc, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP

Associate Professor, Departments of Family Medicine & Emergency Medicine, Division of Community Engagement, Coordinator of the Integrated Community Clerkship (ICC)

Medicine & Dentistry

Family Medicine

About Me

EDUCATION

Dr. Nichols is a serial graduate of the University of Alberta (1996 - BMSc, 2000 - MD, 2002 - CCFP, 2003 - CCFP Emergency Medicine).  His teaching practice is at the University of Alberta Hospital and Stollery Children's Hospital Emergency Departments. He is the Director of the U of A's Integrated Community Clerkship. Dr. Nichols' interest in socially accountable medical education took him to Nepal for 2012-2013 and currently he coordinates international faculty for the Fellowship in Emergency Medicine at the Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Kathmandu, Nepal.


CLINICAL AND EDUCATIONAL INTERESTS

Medical education: assessment of competence, workplace-based assessment and feedback, longitudinal integrated clerkships

Social accountability in medical education and health care delivery

International emergency medicine

Medical error

Trauma care


Research


Teaching