Tasha R Wyatt

PhD

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Medicine
Title
Associate Director of Remote Campuses, Center for Health Professions Education (CHPE)
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Professional Identity Formation in Minoritized Physicians, Professional Acts of Resistance, Critical Theory, Decolonial Research Methods
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Biography

Dr. Tasha Wyatt is Associate Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University (USU) and the Center for Health Professions Education (CHPE). She also serves as Associate Director for Remote Campuses for CHPE. Dr. Wyatt completed her PhD in educational psychology at the University of Hawai'i where she studied systems of culturally compatible education used in indigenous education. Dr. Wyatt’s research explores the professional identity formation of physicians underrepresented in medicine (UiM), acts of professional resistance in medical education, decolonial methodologies, and the intersection of race/racism in medicine.

Bibliography

Wooten, R., Gillette, C., Wyatt, T.R., Rockich-Winston, N. & Crandall, S., “I’m on your side. I understand you.” Exploring the professional identity formation of racial/ethnic minoritized Physician Assistants, Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 2022

Ellaway, R. & Wyatt, T.R., When I say…resistance, Medical Education, http://doi.org/10.1111/medu.14870, 2022.

Wyatt, T. R., Ho, M. & Teherani, A. Centering criticality in medical education research: A synthesis of the 2022 RIME papers, Academic Medicine, 2022.

Zaidi, Z., Wyatt, T.R., Naidu, T. & Park, Y. A primer to critical race theory (CRT). Academic Medicine, 2022.

Wyatt, T. R., Winston, N., Crandall, S., Wooten, R. & Gillette, C. A Comparison of Professional Identity Experiences Between Black Physicians and Minoritized Physician Assistants, Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 2022.

Wyatt, T. R. Stepleman, L., Coleman, T., Robinson, L., Wylie, K., Levine, D. & Maihle, N. The Ovarian Cancer Academy: A New Approach to Training in Biomedical Research, Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, 2022.

Wyatt, T. R. “The sins of our forefathers”: Reimagining research in health professions education, Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10459-022-10111-z.

Wyatt, T. R. & Zaidi, Z. Intersectionality: A means for centering power and oppression in research, Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10459-022-10110-0.

Rossi, A, Wyatt, T. R., Huggett, K. & Blanco, M. When I say…Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Medical Education, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1111/medu.14812

Wyatt, T. R. & Zaidi, Z. Bricolage: A tool for race-related, historically situated complex research. Medical Education, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1111/medu.14629.