Sandra Carr

Professor, RN, RM, BSc Curtin , MPH PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M414), 35 Stirling Highway, Office 5, Health Professions Education Bldg, Crawley Avenue, Nedlands

    6009 Crawley


  • 288 Citations
  • 9 h-Index

Personal profile


Sandra is the inaugural Head of the Division of Health Professions Education and academic lead in selection at The University of Western Australia. Her past roles have included being the Associate Dean of Education in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (UWA) and the Senior Lecturer in Medical Education UWA (curriculum development). Sandra has worked in health professions education and Faculty wide curriculum development for 20 years. As a medical educator her focus has been to enable clinicians, scientists, teachers and students to work together to produce quality programs.

Roles and responsibilities

Head, Division of Health Professions Education
Director, Postgraduate courses in Health Professions Education


Sandra is a mixed methods researcher with interests and publications that span, selection of students, approaches to curriculum development, teaching practices, learning and assessment and evaluation of course outcomes.


  • Experiential learning
  • Outcome-based education
  • Use of simulation techniques
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Predictors of preparedness
  • Selection processes
  • Enhancing feedback for students
  • Interprofessional learning
  • Curriculum development

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medical student Social Sciences
performance Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
emotional intelligence Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
Medical Students Medicine & Life Sciences
workplace Social Sciences
health Social Sciences

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Projects 2016 2019

Research Output 2004 2018

emotional intelligence
2 Citations
Open Access
Medical Students
medical student
3 Citations
23 Citations

An exploratory review of pre-qualification interprofessional education evaluations

Thistlethwaite, J., Kumar, K., Moran, M., Saunders, R. & Carr, S. 2015 In : Journal of Interprofessional Care. 29, 4, p. 292-297

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enhancing capabilities in health professions education

Carr, S., Miller, S., Siddiqui, Z. & Jonas-Dwyer, D. 2015 In : International Journal of Medical Education. 6, p. 161-165

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle