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