McMaster University

McMaster University

Kim Babin

Program Coordinator, Pediatric Clerkship Program

Kim Babin McMaster UniversityIn 2001, Kim joined the University as a Curriculum Assistant supporting the BScN Program in the School of Nursing. She transferred to the Department of Pediatrics in 2007 and is currently the Program Coordinator for the Pediatric Clerkship Program. In this role, Kim is responsible for organizing curriculum for 230 students. She coordinates learners with education experiences in the community and in designated sub-specialty areas, and helps counsel students during their rotation through Pediatrics. She also liaises with medical campuses outside of Hamilton and with community preceptors from across southern Ontario. Recently, she began working on education research projects and has presented research results across North America – an experience she has thoroughly enjoyed.

Kim enjoys working in Pediatrics and finds that the passion and dedication of the faculty and staff is infectious. She also feels fortunate to have learned from and been mentored by many great people in the Department.

Email: pedclrk@mcmaster.ca
Ext. 21954


Completed Research

Learning Via Web-Conferencing in the Pediatric Clerkship
August 2010
Kimberly R. Babin, B.A. (c), Humanities, Teresa Carter, MD, Stephen . Arora, MD, Karen McAssey, MD
Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Annual COMSEP/APPD – Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics: Research Poster Presentation, March 2011, San Diego, CA.

Student and Faculty in an Online Conference Environment
October 2012
Bayer, I.M., McAssey, K., Babin, K.
Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
“Engaging Students and Faculty in an Online Conference Environment”, 9th Annual ISSOTL Conference on Research on Teaching and Learning: Integrating Practices, Hamilton, ON.

Keeping a Pulse on Using Technology Effectively to Engage Medical Learners in a Distributed Campus

April 2013
Babin, K., McAssey, K, Bayer, I.M.
“Keeping a Pulse on Using Technology Effectively to Engage Medical Learners in a Distributed Campus”, Annual COMSEP/APPD – Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics: Presented to the Learning Technology Task Force, April 2013, Nashville, TN.

Comparison of Duty Hour Schedules & Their Effect on Experiental LEarning & Clinical Teaching in a Pediatric Clerkship Program
May 2013
Dustin Jacobson, BMSc, Kimberly R. Babin, BA (c), Humanities, Karen McAssey, MD, Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON. Annual COMSEP/APPD – Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics: Research Poster Presentation, March 2014, Ottawa, ON.

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