Anique Atherley, MBBS, MPH

Assistant Professor, Academy for Teaching and Learning
Contact Information

Academy for Teaching and Learning

Areas of Expertise:

Academic and Research coaching- students and faculty

Qualitative Social Network Analysis

Longitudinal qualitative inquiry

Literature reviews

Research poetry

Digital data collection

Blood donation

Education and Certification

PhD, Maastricht University and Western Sydney University (graduation 2021)

MPH, University of Liverpool

MBBS, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus

Honors and Awards

Professional awards

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados

Outstanding Intern Award



Academic awards

Travelling Scholarship

Association of Scientific Medical Education



Joint PhD Scholarship, Maastricht | Australia

Maastricht University | Western Sydney University



University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

Master in Public Health with merit



UWI, Cave Hill, Barbados 

Professor Harley Moseley Award- Best candidate in the 4th year Anaesthesia & Intensive Care clerkship



Presentation awards

17th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, Edinburgh, Scotland


‘Final Year Clerkships - Does one size fit all? - Preliminary findings’

Nominee for Best Poster Award 


15th Annual Errol Walrond Symposium, Barbados


‘Towards 100% Voluntary Blood Donation’

Third place prize for best oral research presentation


Affiliations and Memberships

2016-present — Associate Fellow of AMEE


Pijls BG, Jolani S, Atherley A, et al Demographic risk factors for COVID-19 infection, severity, ICU admission and death: a meta-analysis of 59 studiesBMJ Open 2021;11:e044640. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044640


Atherley, A, Hu, W, Teunissen, P, Hegazi, I, Dolmans, D (2020) Appraising the use of smartphones and apps when conducting qualitative medical education research: AMEE Guide No. 130, Medical Teacher, DOI: 10.1080/0142159X.2020.1838461


Atherley, A, Nimmon, L., Teunissen, PW, Dolmans, D., Hegazi, I, Hu, Wendy. (2020), ‘Students’ social networks are diverse, dynamic and deliberate when transitioning to clinical training’ Medical Education Early Online View


Atherley, A, Meeuwissen, SNE (2020) Time for change: Overcoming perpetual feelings of inadequacy and silenced struggles in medicine Medical Education 54 (2), 92-94


Foo JS, Atherley, A, Ash J, Hu W (2020) Discussion Paper: The Canberra Meeting: An initiative for building research capacity in health professions education. Focus on Health Professional Education: A multi-professional Journal 21 (2), 48-54


Atherley, A, Dolmans, D, Hu, W, Hegazi, I, Alexander, S, Teunissen, P. W. (2019), ‘Beyond the struggles: a scoping review on the transition to undergraduate clinical training’ Early view, Medical Education


Taylor CG, Taylor G, Atherley A, Hambleton I, Unwin N, Adams OP. (2017) The Barbados Insulin Matters (BIM) study: Barriers to insulin therapy among a population-based sample of people with type 2 diabetes in the Caribbean island of Barbados. Journal of Clinical & Translational Endocrinology; 8, 49-53 


Taylor CG, Taylor G, Atherley A, Hambleton I, Unwin N, Adams OP. (2017) Barbados Insulin Matters (BIM) study: Perceptions on insulin initiation by primary care doctors in the Caribbean island of Barbados. Primary care diabetes; 11(2):140-7.


Atherley, A, and Taylor Jr., C (2017)  "Student perceptions of clerkship handbooks." The clinical teacher 14.4: 242-246.


Atherley, A, Whittington, A, Taylor, C, Jonker, C (2016) ‘Knowledge, attitudes and practices towards blood donation in Barbados’ Transfusion Medicine; 26(6), 415-421


Atherley, AE, Hambleton, I, George, C, Unwin,N, Lashley, PM & Taylor Jr., CG (2016) ‘Exploring the transition of undergraduate medical students into a clinical clerkship using organizational socialization theory’ Perspectives on Medical Education; 5(2), 78-87


Taylor, C, Atherley, A, Murphy, M (2016) ‘Towards an inpatient diabetes curriculum: medical student generated aims, objectives and methods for ward-based learning of non-critical, non-perioperative inpatient diabetes care, Diabetic Medicine 33(6), 827-834


Taylor, C, Bynoe, K, Worme, A, Atherley, A, Hambleton,I, Husbands, A., Unwin, N. (2015) ‘A checklist that enhances the transmission of education to patients during insulin initiation: a randomized controlled trial’ Diabetic Medicine 33(9), 1204-1210


Taylor Jr., CG, Atherley, A, George, C, Morris C (2014) ‘How we implemented a classroom-based educational intervention for ward-based diabetes care’ Medical Teacher 37 (8), 718-722


Atherley, A & Taylor, C (2015) ‘This thing called life’ Perspectives on Medical Education 4(4), 200-202