Janina Iwaszko

Professor Janina Iwaszko


Professor of Clinical Education and Simulation

Department of Bioscience , School of Health, Sport and Bioscience

Janina Iwaszko is Professor of Clinical Education and Simulation at UEL, with a special interest in patient acute medical simulation in an interprofessional setting, with an emphasis on patient centred clinical practice and patient safety. Janina leads on Simulation in Healthcare professions at UEL and teaches on the Physician Associate MSc programme at UEL. She is also the Royal College of Physicians UK Clinical Lead for the Physician Associate National exam.


  • BSc
  • MSc
  • PhD
  • MBChB
  • MMedEd

Areas Of Interest

  • Patient centred practice
  • The early acquisition of clinical competence
  • Clinical reasoning
  • Acute medical simulation
  • Interprofessional learning
  • Patient safety 
  • The use of mixed media and blended learning
  • Situational awareness
  • Cognitive bias 
  • Clinical communication
  • Human factors