Professor Jennifer Weller
Head of the Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education, The University of Auckland;
Specialist Anaesthetist, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, NZ
Professor Jennifer Weller is Head of the Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education at the University of Auckland, and a specialist anaesthetist at Auckland City Hospital. She is on the Editorial Board for the British Journal of Anaesthesia.
Her research includes workplace-based assessment, simulation, teamwork and patient safety. She leads a national, government-funded program aimed at establishing multidisciplinary simulation-based team training for surgical staff. Her research in workplace-based assessment explores both the psychometric properties of assessment tools, qualitative analysis of how these assessments work in clinical practice.
Professor Weller holds positions with the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in education, assessment and research, with a current focus on competency-based education.