Andrzej A. Kononowicz

Andrzej A. Kononowicz, PhD, MSc, is associate professor at Jagiellonian University Medical College. Graduated in computer science at University of Science and Technology (AGH) in Kraków and Technical University of Clausthal, he received a PhD in biomedical engineering and a habilitation degree in health sciences. He received a scholarship at the University of Zurich and did a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm. His research focuses on application of new technologies in medical education. He participated in several European grants including eViP, Heartfaid, WAVES, BCIME, DID-ACT and iCoViP. He was involved in research on virtual patient integration and their effectiveness, clinical decision support systems with a special emphasis on clinical pathways, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC), curriculum planning and clinical reasoning.

Selected papers in the last 5 years

  • Huesmann L, Sudacka M, Durning SJ, Georg C, Huwendiek S, Kononowicz AA, Schlegel C, Hege I. Clinical reasoning: What do nurses, physicians, and students reason about. J Interprof Care. 2023 May 15:1-9.
  • Hege I, Adler M, Donath D, Durning SJ, Edelbring S, Elvén M, Bogusz A, Georg C, Huwendiek S, Körner M, Kononowicz AA, Parodis I, Södergren U, Wagner FL, Wiegleb Edström D. Developing a European longitudinal and interprofessional curriculum for clinical reasoning. Diagnosis (Berl). 2023 Feb 20.
  • Mayer A, Da Silva Domingues V, Hege I, Kononowicz AA, Larrosa M, Martínez-Jarreta B, Rodriguez-Molina D, Sousa-Pinto B, Sudacka M, Morin L. Planning a Collection of Virtual Patients to Train Clinical Reasoning: A Blueprint Representative of the European Population. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19, 6175.
  • Sudacka M, Adler M, Durning SJ, Edelbring S, Frankowska A, Hartmann D, Hege I, Huwendiek S, Sobočan M, Thiessen N, Wagner FL, Kononowicz AA. Why is it so difficult to implement a longitudinal clinical reasoning curriculum? A multicenter interview study on the barriers perceived by European health professions educators. BMC Med Educ. 2021 Nov 12;21(1):575.
  • Kononowicz AA, Hege I, Edelbring S, Sobocan M, Huwendiek S, Durning SJ. The need for longitudinal clinical reasoning teaching and assessment: Results of an international survey. Med Teach. 2020 Apr;42(4):457-462.
  • Kononowicz AA, Woodham LA, Edelbring S, Stathakarou N, Davies D, Saxena N, Tudor Car L, Carlstedt-Duke J, Car J, Zary N. Virtual Patient Simulations in Health Professions Education: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by the Digital Health Education Collaboration. J Med Internet Res 2019; 21(7):e14676
  • Kyaw BM, Saxena N, Posadzki P, Vseteckova J, Nikolaou CK, George PP, Divakar U, Masiello I, Kononowicz AA, Zary N, Tudor Car L. Virtual Reality for Health Professions Education: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by the Digital Health Education Collaboration. J Med Internet Res 2019; 21(1):e12959

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