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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.


All You Need is Music: Supporting Medical Students' Emotional Development with a Music-Based Pedagogy

All You Need Is Music: Supporting Medical Students’ Emotional Development With a Music-Based Pedagogy

Mindfulness training in medical education as a means to improve resilience, empathy, and mental health in the medical profession

Role of knowledge and reasoning processes as predictors of resident physicians' susceptibility to anchoring bias in diagnostic reasoning: a randomised controlled experiment

Video-level view classification in focused cardiac ultrasound

When Play Reveals the Ache: Introducing Co-constructive Patient Simulation for Narrative Practitioners in Medical 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

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