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Dr. Aimee Gardner is an Industrial Organizational Psychologist, Associate Professor and Associate Dean at @bcmhouston, and @SurgWise co-founder.

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Dr. Aimee Gardner is an Industrial Organizational Psychologist, and serves as Associate Professor and Associate Dean at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Gardner is also co-founder of SurgWise, a consulting group specializing in providing selection and assessment solutions to medical training programs and organizations.

Dr. Gardner is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications in leading medical education journals, covering topics of simulation, educational interventions, faculty development, and other practices in learning and development. She is the recipient of many Best Paper Award awards, including those from the Academy of Management (2008), Association of Surgical Education (2015, 2016), and the Association of Medical Education in Europe (2019). She is also recipient of the AMEE Miriam Friedman Ben-David Young Educator award (2021).

As I continue on my professional journey, I have increasingly learned to value and seek out communities of practice with individuals who are doing similar work. I have been very fortunate to have been able to present work at AMEE over the past five years, network with other educators, and learn the latest trends and innovations in health professions education. I believe AMEE is a natural home for my expertise and contributions, and look forward to getting even more involved in the society in the future.

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