Arunaz Kumar


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Dr Arunaz Kumar is an academic obstetrician and gynaceologist. She has a PhD in interprofessional education. She also has an interest in simulation based education and skills training, and runs multiple workshops for medical and midwifery/ nursing students in Monash University. She also runs similar workshops overseas.

There are opportunities to join her team for honours, masters project, and higher research degrees.


  • Simulation
  • Interprofessional Education
  • Education Research
  • Education and globalisation
  • Simulation and transition to practice in medicine
  • Simulation Based Education

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Research Output 2003 2019

Creating a Collaborative Care Curriculum Framework

Maddock, B. M., Kumar, A. & Kent, F. M., Apr 2019, In : The Clinical Teacher. 16, 2, p. 120-124 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Effect of an in-situ simulation workshop on home birth practice in Australia

Kumar, A., Wallace, E. M., Smith, C. & Nestel, D., Sep 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Women and Birth. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Evaluation of learning from Practical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training and its impact on patient outcomes in Australia using Kirkpatrick's framework: A mixed methods study

Kumar, A., Sturrock, S., Wallace, E. M., Nestel, D., Lucey, D., Stoyles, S., Morgan, J., Neil, P., Schlipalius, M. & Dekoninck, P., 17 Feb 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 2, 9 p., e017451.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access


2018 Monash School of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Prize

Arunaz Kumar (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Midwifery and medical students’ knowledge, self-efficacy and satisfaction following simulation of inter-professional management of primary postpartum haemorrhage

Gayle McLelland (Recipient), Helen Hall (Recipient), Virginia Plummer (Recipient), Samantha Dix (Recipient), Anne Tremayne (Recipient), Arunaz Kumar (Recipient), Christine East (Recipient), Bethany Carr (Recipient), Heather Buttigieg (Recipient) & Shavi Fernando (Recipient), 7 Jun 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Pride Of Australia (Nomination)

Atul Malhotra (Recipient) & Arunaz Kumar (Recipient), 2018

Prize: National/international honour