Amber Z. Deptola, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Washington University in St. Louis (WU)

Dr. Deptola studies how adults learn and interact with their environment. Dr. Deptola’s research interests include resident wellness, interprofessional education, and the science of education and learning. She is looking at the correlation between physical fitness level and physician resident wellness, and how retrieval practice may be used when integrated into curriculum for resident education. She is also researching how learning occurs in case-based report conferences at the graduate medical education level.