IDEAS Office - Innovation Discovery Education And Scholarship

Andrea Davila-Cervantes, MD

Andrea Davila-Cervantes, MD

Research Associate

Andrea Davila-Cervantes, MD, is a graduate of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Dr. Davila-Cervantes trained in general surgery at the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubiran and completed a fellowship in endocrine and laparoscopic surgery. She then joined the faculty at the UNAM and subsequently became the general coordinator of the Simulation Center. In 2010, she was appointed chief of integration of the Medical Sciences Department at the Faculty of Medicine at UNAM. Dr. Davila-Cervantes completed the Medical Education and Research fellowship at the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) in 2011.


In 2012, she moved to Edmonton, joined the University of Alberta and served as a medical education specialist for the MD Program. Dr. Davila-Cervantes was recruited as a research associate at the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry’s IDEAS Office in 2017.


Dr. Davila Cervantes has an extensive educational experience in the areas of curriculum development, implementation of successful problem-based learning and simulation curricula, evaluation, educational research and faculty development.