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Alan M. Batt PhD PGCME MAcadMEd FHEA
Dr. Alan Batt is Associate Professor (adjunct) at Monash University, Paramedicine Program Lead and Assistant Professor (adjunct) at Queen’s University, and Assistant Professor (status) at the University of Toronto. He is a Scientist with the McNally Project for Paramedicine Research, and Deputy Editor of Paramedicine. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) and a Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (UK). His program of research uses mixed-methods approaches to explore health professions education, with a focus on professional competencies, care of vulnerable populations, and social and structural determinants of health.
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Alan M. Batt PhD PGCME MAcadMEd FHEA
Dr. Alan Batt is Associate Professor (adjunct) at Monash University, Paramedicine Program Lead and Assistant Professor (adjunct) at Queen’s University, and Assistant Professor (status) at the University of Toronto. He is a Scientist with the McNally Project for Paramedicine Research, and Deputy Editor of Paramedicine. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) and a Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (UK). His program of research uses mixed methods approaches to explore health professions education, with a focus on professional competencies, the evolving role of paramedicine, care of vulnerable and under-served populations, and social and structural determinants of health. Dr. Batt is an experienced paramedic clinician, educator, and researcher, and serves as a subject matter expert on paramedicine and paramedic education for national and international organisations. He has attracted over $1.6m in grant funding, and has published over 190 articles, reports, and chapters in peer-reviewed and professional publications. He supervises several masters and PhD students exploring diverse areas of paramedicine. He led the development of key pan-Canadian projects including the National Competency Framework for Paramedics, Paramedic Education and Practice Guidance, Code of Ethics, and the Career Framework for Paramedics.
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Alan M. Batt PhD PGCME MAcadMEd FHEA
Dr. Alan Batt is Associate Professor (adjunct) at Monash University, Paramedicine Program Lead and Assistant Professor (adjunct) at Queen’s University, and Assistant Professor (status) at the University of Toronto. He originally qualified as a paramedic in Ireland, and since then has gained experience in nine countries across four continents. He is Scientist and Co-Chair of the McNally Project for Paramedicine Research in Canada, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK), and a Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (UK). He is an Associate of the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA, USA.
Dr. Batt’s program of research uses mixed methods approaches to explore health professions education, with a focus on professional competencies, the evolving role of paramedicine, care of vulnerable and under-served populations, and social and structural determinants of health.
He is an experienced paramedic clinician, educator, and researcher, and serves as a subject matter expert and reviewer on paramedicine and paramedic education for national and international organisations. He is Deputy Editor of Paramedicine, and serves as a Senior Appraiser with the Prehospital Evidence Based Practice Project at Dalhousie University. He has published over 190 articles, reports, and chapters, and has presented at international and national conferences on more than 200 occasions. His research has attracted over $1.6m in grant funding. He has received international awards for his scholarly and professional contributions to paramedicine. He led the development of key pan-Canadian projects including the National Competency Framework for Paramedics, Paramedic Education and Practice Guidance, Code of Ethics, and the Career Framework for Paramedics. He supervises several PhD, master’s and honour’s students.
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Qualifications

  • PhD, Monash University
  • Member, Academy of Medical Educators
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, Newcastle University
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Master of Science in Critical Care, Cardiff University
  • Graduate Certificate in Intensive Care Paramedic Studies, Charles Sturt University
  • Certificate, Critical Care Paramedic, Creighton University
  • Diploma, Emergency Medical Technology, University College Dublin.

Committee Memberships

  • Capacity Building, Education & Research Working Group, Provincial Geriatrics Leadership Ontario.
  • Ontario Community Paramedicine Knowledge Exchange Committee.
  • Examinations Subcommittee, PHECC, Ireland.
  • Canadian Paramedicine Education Chapter, Canada.
  • Z1630: Community Paramedicine.
  • Z1660: National Occupational Standard for Paramedics.
  • Z1635: Canadian Paramedic Information System.
  • Z1650: Paramedic response to the opioid crisis.
  • Advisory Council, Prehospital Evidence Based Practice Project.
  • Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) Initiative Curriculum Committee

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Dr. Alan Batt

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