Dr Nicola Wood


College of Medicine and Public Health

place Health Sciences (5E217)

Nicola obtained her Bachelor of Medicine (B.Med) from the University of Newcastle in 2015. In 2014 she completed a Bachelor of Medical Science (Hons) under the supervision of Professor Marjorie Walker and Laureate Professor Nicholas Talley and was based at the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) in Newcastle NSW.

Nicola completed her Internship at Flinders Medical Centre in 2016 and subsequently obtained General Registration with APRAH. She is currently working part time in her role as a Teaching Specialist (Academic) at Flinders University whilst continuing to work clinically as a Resident Medical Officer within Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN).

In her Academic role, Nicola contributes to teaching, assesment and curriculum design and renewal in the Doctor of Medicine programme. Her clinical and academic interests include transition pedagogy (specifically the transition from laboratory, lecture and classroom-based learning to the clinical environment), social accountability in medicine and primary care.


Bachelor of Medicine, University of Newcastle, 2015

Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours), University of Newcastle, 2014

Flinders Foundations of University Teaching, Flinders University, 2020

Master of Clinical Education (Coursework), Flinders University, 2020 - present

Honours, awards and grants

Outstanding Student-Centred Teaching and Learning Award, Flinders University, 2019

Teaching interests

Communication for Health Professionals

Clinical Skills

Clinical Reasoning


Topic lecturer
MMED9150 Medicine 1A
MMED9151 Medicine 1B
MMED9250 Medicine 2A
MMED9251 Medicine 2B

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