Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education

Jessica Rich


Major Field

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

Contact Information

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

  • The assessment of learner competence within professional education programs
  • Use of assessment to support meaningful co-regulated learning
  • Competency-based education and related outcomes-based models
  • Developmental approaches to program evaluation

Recent Activities

Sample Publications & Presentations

Rich, J.V., Koch Hall, A., Dagnone, J. D., Weersink, J., Caudle, J., & Van Melle, E. (2017). Exploring the lived experience of implementing CBME in Emergency Medicine: Lessons learned. Abstract accepted to the International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE), Quebec City, QC, Canada.

McEwen, L., Chamberlin, S., Constatin, E., Dagnone, D., Dory, V., Fostaty Young, S., Gomex-Garibello, C., Luhanga, U., Rich, J. V. (2017). Operationalizing programmatic assessment: Practice-focused guidelines with descriptions of stakeholder activities. Abstract accepted to the International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE), Quebec City, QC, Canada.

McMurray, L., Hall, A. K., Rich, J. V., Merchant, S., Chaplin, T.  The Nightmares Course: A Longitudinal Multidisciplinary Simulation-based Postgraduate Curriculum for Training and Assessment of Competence in Resuscitation.  Journal of Graduate Medical Education (in press).

Rich, J. V. (2017). Proposing a model of co-regulated learning for graduate medical education. Academic Medicine (in press).

Rich, J. V., Merchant, S., Valiquette, A., & Klinger, D. (2017, June) Are we using (un)stable results to monitor school achievement across Ontario? Abstract submission to the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE) Annual Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, On, Canada.

Rich, J. V., Chamberlin, S., Fostaty Young, S., Luhanga, U., & McEwen, L. (2017, April). Operationalizing principles of competency-based programmatic assessment. Abstract submission to the Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME), Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Sandhu, G., Rich, J. V., Magas, C., & Walker, G. R. (2014). A diverging view of role modeling in medical education. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 6(1). Available at: http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/cjsotl_rcacea/vol6/iss1/7

Research & Program Evaluation

  • Project Manager & Lead Research Assistant, Operationalizing the Principles of Programmatic Assessment: Practice Guidelines with Stakeholder Activities, RCPSC Funded Project, 2017-present
  • Project Manager, Exploring the Lived Experience of Implementing CBME in Emergency Medicine: Lessons Learned, SEAMO Funded Program Evaluation, 2017-present
  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Student Survey Project, 2015-2016
  • 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


  • Instructor, FOCI 210 – Assessment and Evaluation Practices in the Classroom, 2017-2018
  • Co-Instructor, FOUN 101 – Foundations of Assessment, Fall 2016
  • TA, Self as Teacher – PROF 110, First-year Concurrent Education Course, 2015-present
  • TA, Self as Learner – PROF 211, Second-year Concurrent Education course, 2014-2015
  • TA, PROF 155 – Concepts in Teaching and Learning: Assessment and Evaluation Module, 2013-2015


  • Competency-Based Medical Education Assessment Subcommittee, Postgraduate Medical Education, Queen’s University, 2017-present 
  • Ph.D. Student Representative, Strategic Planning Committee, Faculty of Education, 2017-2018
  • Student Co-Leader, Assessment & Evaluation Group (AEG), Faculty of Education, 2016-2017 
  • Ph.D. Student Representative, Appointments Committee, Faculty of Education, 2016-2017
  • Ph.D. Student Representative, Graduate Studies & Research Committee, 2015-2016
  • Graduate Student Mentor, Faculty of Education, 2014-present