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Research interests

Marco worked for 20 years as an internal medicine specialist and clinical teacher in Internal Medicine wards, Intensive Care Units, and Emergency Departments. He is passionate about medical education and active methodologies and is deeply influenced by Critical Pedagogy and The Theatre of the Oppressed. This passion led Marco to a career change in the last 15 years when he focused on designing innovative approaches to online learning, simulation, and assessment, including MEET (Medical Education Empowered by Theatre) and CCPS (Co-constructive patient simulation). Marco is active in faculty development, especially using online tools to foster communities of practice of innovative teachers. His research interests are focused on online learning, clinical reasoning, professional identity development, and arts in health professional education.


Anti-Black racism in clinical supervision: asynchronous simulated encounters facilitate reflective practice

Building digital escape rooms for learning: From theory to practice

Co-Constructive Patient Simulation as an Experiential Tool for Continuing Professional Development in Healthcare

Co-constructive Veterinary Simulation: A Novel Approach to Enhancing Clinical Communication and Reflection Skills

Establishing psychological safety in online design-thinking education: a qualitative study

“Every day that I stay at home, it's another day blaming myself for not being at #Frontline”–Understanding medical students' sacrifices during COVID-19 Pandemic

Exploring Medical Students' Learning Around Uncertainty Management Using a Digital Educational Escape Room: A Design-based Research Approach

Challenging epistemological hegemonies: researching inequity and discrimination in health professions education

From islander to team player: How to make professional silos more fluid

From residency training to professional life: which competencies and skills are most valued by haematologists in Brazil?

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