Here is a list of selected publications. Click the title link to find an open-access version through the publisher when available, or via self-archive. If you are unable to access a paper you wish to read, please contact me.

Peer-Reviewed Publications





Medical Education, 54(3):181-183.

Social power facilitates and constrains motivation in the clinical learning environment.

M Vanstone, & L Grierson.






Medical Education. 51(7):678-679.

Professionalism’s contextual nature: a call for compassionate, constructive responses.

J Baird, & M Vanstone.




Book Chapters



Starting Life as a Midwife: An international review of transition from student to practitioner. Gray, M., Kitson-Reynolds, E., Cummins, A. (Ed). Switzerland: Springer. Pp. 73-94.

The transition to clinical practice for new registrant midwives in Ontario, Canada.

C Sandor, B Murray-Davis, M Vanstone, C Bryant






In P. S. Parfrey & B. J. Barrett (Eds.), Clinical Epidemiology (Vol. 1281, pp. 417-441): Springer New York.

Evidence-Based Decision-Making 3: Health Technology Assessment.

D O’Reilly, K Campbell, M Vanstone, J Bowen, L Schwartz, N Assasi, R Goeree




In Nash, M. (Ed.). Reframing Reproduction: Conceiving Gendered Experiences. Melbourne: Palgrave-MacMillan. pp. 54-68.

‘Diseases’, ‘defects’, ‘abnormalities’ and ‘conditions’: Discursive tensions in prenatal screening.

M Vanstone, EA Kinsella, J Nisker





Technical Reports, Working Papers etc. (non-peer reviewed publications)


Doctoral Dissertation



University of Western Ontario, Doctor of Philosophy, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

The Process of Informed Decision-Making About Prenatal Screening: Patient Education Materials, Policy, and Pregnant Women’s Perspectives.

M Vanstone





Meredith Vanstone,

Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine

DBHSC 5003E, McMaster University

100 Main St. W., Hamilton, ON L8P 1H6