Abdullah A. J. Khawar

Abdullah A. J. Khawar

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Personal profile

Research interests

Research on medical education in General Practice.

Most medical professionals learn in clinical practice, this is also known as workplace based education. Learning in clinical practice is different from formal classroom education, as it is more informal and dependent on the active organisation of the medical professionals to achieve their learning goal. To our experience some, also called high achievers or talented residents, can take more advantage of this learning environment than others. Thus we believe these high achievers are able to effectively self-regulate their learning compared to their peers.

The specific focus of my research is to identify the characteritics of the clinically excellent resident, and to understand their learning strategies in the workplace.

Understanding these characteristics and their learning strategies, can help to improve the medical education of GP's in training. Furthermore it can help us furhter understand workplace based education and selfregulated learning.


AIOTO - GP in training and PhD candidate at AMC department of general practice

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Leiden University

1 Sep 201331 Oct 2020

Award Date: 2 Oct 2020

External positions

ANIOS ouderengeneeskunde, Florence, Mariahoeve, Center for Specialized Care in Young-Onset Dementia, The Hague, the Netherlands

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