Aimee Gardner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Surgery


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

Research Interests

  • 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


Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

Error management training and simulation education

Gardner AK & Rich M Clin Teach 2014

In Situ Simulation to Assess Workplace Attitudes and Effectiveness in a New Facility.

Gardner AK, Ahmed RA, George RL, Frey JA Simul Healthc 2013 Oct

Errors as allies: error management training in health professions education.

King A, Holder MG, Ahmed RA BMJ Qual Saf 2013 Jun 22 6 516-9

Improving collaboration among medical, nursing and respiratory therapy students through interprofessional simulation.

King AE, Conrad M, Ahmed RA J Interprof Care 2013 May 27 3 269-71

Connecting learners to faculty: How to implement teledebriefing in your simulation center

Ahmed RA, Gardner AK, Gable BD, Atkinson SA Clin Teach 2013

The relationship between confidence and competence in the development of surgical skills.

Clanton J, Gardner AK, Cheung M, Mellert L, Evancho-Chapman M, George, RL J Surg Educ 2013

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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)