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Jessica Rich

Jessica Rich


Doctor of Philosophy in Education

Major Field

Measurement, Assessment, Policy, Leadership, Evaluation (MAPLE)

Contact Information

Email: jessica.rich@queensu.ca

LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/pub/jessica-rich/66/895/484


Dr. Don Klinger


  • M.Ed. Assessment and Evaluation, Queen's University, 2013-2015
  • B.Ed. Intermediate/Senior qualifications in Biology and Chemistry, Queen's University, 2012-2013
  • B.ScH. Subject of Specialization Biology-Psychology, Concurrent Education, Queen's University, 2008-2011


Ontario College of Teachers (OCT), Registration No. 642831

Master's Research

Title: Perceptions of Family Medicine Residents on the Role of Clinical Uncertainty in Learning to Become Competent Family Physicians

URL: http://hdl.handle.net/1974/13543

Recent Interests

  • Assessment and evaluation in higher education and professional education programs
  • Medical Education and Teacher Education
  • Use of assessment to support meaningful student learning

Recent Activities

Publications, Presentations, and Technical Reports

Rich, J. V., & Klinger, D. (2015). The role of uncertainty in learning to become a competent family physician: Implications for training 21st century doctors. Paper presented at the International Conference on Residency Education – 2012, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Rich, J. V., & Klinger, D. (2015). Recognizing and acting on moments of clinical uncertainty: A multiple-case study exploring how family medicine residents self-regulate their learning in clinical practice. Paper presentation submitted to the Canadian Association for Educational Psychology (CAEP) of the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE) annual conference, Ottawa,Ontario, Canada

Sandhu, G., Rich, J. V., Magas, C., & Walker, G. R. (2015). A diverging view of role modeling in medical education. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 6(1), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5206/cjsotl-rcacea.2015.1.7

Egan, R., Stockley, D., Rich, J., & Merchant, S. (2014). Improving & Driving Excellence Across Sectors (IDEAS) 2-day course: Southeast LHIN, Peterborough & Oshawa. Queen's University at Kingston, 1-75

Rich, J. V. (2014). The value of just-in-time instruction and authentic learning experiences for the novice evaluator. 25th Edward F. Kelly Evaluation Conference. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Student Survey Project
  • Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL), Regional needs assessment for IDEAS: A 2-day Course on quality improvement in healthcare, Summer 2014
  • Centre for Studies in Primary Care (CSPC), How Residents Learn project, 2014-2015
  • Social Program Evaluation Group (SPEG), Ophea’s Smoke-Free Pilot Program Evaluation Study, 2013-2015
  • Office of Postgraduate Medical Education, Resident teaching and learning research projects, 2010-2013


  • Self as Teacher – PROF 110, First-year Concurrent Education Course, 2015-2016
  • Enrichment Studies Unit (ESU), Course Instructor, Teaching and Learning: Your key to your future
  • Self As Learner – PROF 211, Second-year Concurrent Education course, 2014-2015
  • Concepts in Teaching and Learning: Assessment and Evaluation Module (PROF 155), Bachelor of Education course, 2013-2015


  • Ph.D. Representative, Graduate Studies and Research Committee, 2015-2016
  • Graduate Student Mentor, Faculty of Education, 2014-present
  • M.Ed. Faculty Board and SGPS representative, Education Graduate Student Society (EGSS), 2014-2015