EPISODE 6: How do we learn more effectively while working in a high-stress work environment?

21 Apr 2022

Dr. Aman Hussain from the Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health knows a thing or two about learning in stressful environments. In the past, he’s coached athletes, consulted for Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and worked with medical professionals. Now he’s working in partnership with the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service, conducting a mixed-methods study aimed at understanding how firefighters and paramedics are responding to, and have been affected by, the current pandemic.

On this episode the research question is “how do we learn more effectively while working in a high-stress work environment?”


Episode Credits

Written, narrated and produced by Kent Davies

UWRQ Logo by Kimberley Moore


Dr. Aman Hussain, Interviewed by Kent Davies, February 25, 2022, in Winnipeg, MB. Digital Audio Recording. “Research Question Podcast,” Oral History Centre Archive, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB.


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Selected Readings

Hussain, Hussain. “Stories of becoming an emergency medicine physician.” PhD diss, University of Queensland, 2017.

Hussain, Aman, Tony Rossi, and Steven Rynne. “Learning in the ED: chaos, partners and paradoxes.” Journal of Workplace Learning (2019).