Professor Kevin Eva
From Ulf Sirborn
Professor Kevin Eva is Director of Educational Research and Scholarship at the Department of Medicine, and Associate Director of the Centre for Health Education Scholarship, both at the University of British Columbia. He is also Editor-in-Chief of a leading research journal in medical education.
Professor Eva’s research is diverse. It has impacted medical school admissions by introducing multiple mini interviews as a rigorous process with which to select trainees based on their interpersonal skills. His research has also advanced the understanding of clinical reasoning, guided improvements in experts’ ratings of student performance, and fundamentally altered how the field thinks about self-assessment, feedback and their role in performance improvement.
Professor Kevin Eva is awarded the prize for greatly advancing health professions education research in many key areas, influencing an entire generation of educators and researchers.