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


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

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

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

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)