Alan M. Batt

Paramedic, Researcher, and Educator in Ontario, Canada

Alan M. Batt

Paramedic, Researcher, and Educator in Ontario, Canada

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Alan M. Batt PhD MSc PGCME MAcadMEd FHEA

Dr. Alan Batt is Paramedicine Program Lead at Queen's University, and Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Monash University and Charles Sturt University. He is a Scientist with the McNally Project for Paramedicine Research, and Deputy Editor of Paramedicine. Dr. Batt is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) and a Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (UK). His program of research uses mixed-methods approaches to explore health professions education, care of underserved and vulnerable populations, and structural and social determinants of health. Dr. Batt is an experienced paramedic clinician, educator, and researcher, and serves as a subject matter expert on paramedicine and paramedic education for a number of bodies nationally and internationally.

He is Principal of Alan Batt Consulting, providing a wide range of consultancy services related to paramedicine, education, health services, leadership and research. Clients include regulatory bodies, universities, professional associations, and healthcare organisations.


  • PhD, Monash University
  • Postgraduate Certificate, Medical Education, Newcastle University
  • MSc, Critical Care, Cardiff University
  • Certificate, Disaster Management, TISS/IFRC
  • Graduate Certificate, Intensive Care Paramedicine, Charles Sturt University
  • Diploma, Emergency Medical Technology, University College Dublin

Teaching interests

  • Social and structural determinants of health
  • Professional issues
  • Research capacity

Research interests

  • Evolving role of paramedicine
  • Structural and social determinants of health
  • Vulnerable, marginalized and under-served populations
  • Health professions education
  • Competency framework development

Awards and Grants

  • $900,000+ of grant funding to date
  • Research Publication Award, Monash University
  • Research Impact Award, Monash University
  • Award of Excellence for Leadership, Paramedic Association of Canada
  • Presidents Award, Paramedic Association of Canada


  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Member, Academy of Medical Educators


  • Available on Google Scholar, ResearchGate and portfolio (links below)