Education

Undergraduate University of Arkansas-Fayette (2008), Psychology
Graduate School University of Akron (2010), Psychology
Graduate School University of Akron (2013), Psychology

Research Interest

  • Design and evaluation of residency program curricula
  • Error management in health professions education
  • Simulation-based training to enhance teamwork and communication
  • Team learning and decision-making

Publications

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Developing a comprehensive resident education evaluation system in the era of milestone assessment.
Gardner AK, Scott DJ, Choti MA, Mansour JC J Surg Educ 2015
Initial validation of a modified suction task training system
Khan U, Atkinson SS, Gable BD, Gardner AK, Ahmed RA. Can J Resp Ther 2015
Important concepts for developing expert surgical teams using simulation.
Gardner AK, Scott DJ Surg Clin N Am 2015 98
Teledebriefing: connecting learners to faculty members.
Ahmed R, King Gardner A, Atkinson SS, Gable B Clin Teach 2014 Jul 11 4 270-3
External Validation and Evaluation of an Intermediate Proficiency-Based Knot-Tying and Suturing Curriculum.
Gomez PP, Willis RE, Schiffer BL, Gardner AK, Scott DJ J Surg Educ 2014 Jun
The relationship between confidence and competence in the development of surgical skills.
Clanton J, Gardner A, Cheung M, Mellert L, Evancho-Chapman M, George RL J Surg Educ 2014 May-Jun 71 3 405-12
Improving bariatric patient transport and care with simulation.
Gable BD, Gardner AK, Celik DH, Bhalla MC, Ahmed RA West J Emerg Med 2014 Mar 15 2 199-204
Transforming trauma teams through transactive memory: How simulation can enhance performance
Gardner AK, Ahmed RA Simul Gaming 2014 45 356-370
The Association for Surgical Education CESERT Grant Program: The First 15 Years
Gardner AK, Sudan R, Sidhu R, Mann BD, Scott DJ Am J Surg 2014
Error management training and simulation education
Gardner AK & Rich M Clin Teach 2014

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • International Anesthesia Research Society (2014)
  • American College of Surgeons (2013)
  • Association for Surgical Education (2013)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (2013)
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare (2011)
  • Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (2008)