Dr. Candace Walkley (previous name: Dr. Candace Mitchell) is a former assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and a former Associate Director of Education for MedStudy Corporation. In her 6 years at MedStudy, Dr. Walkley joined with Dr. Cross as original developer of courses focused exclusively on Board recertification, for which she and he were the only presenters covering 12 subspecialty areas. She was also the originator and developer of Core Scripts® Flash Cards, a specialty learning tool to help improve diagnostic skills and compile more thorough patient signs and symptoms evaluations.
Dr. Walkley went on to spearhead development and create content for MedStudy’s first two exclusively online interactive learning modules titled Heart Signs™ and Skin Signs™. These teaching tools utilize graphics, sound, text, and self-quizzing to help learners identify important heart sounds and dermatologic conditions. Lastly, Dr. Walkley wrote, reviewed, and edited selected content for MedStudy core curricula and Q&As, made selected presentations at other MedStudy live courses, and also organized and guided attendee study groups at these events.
Dr. Walkley is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Health Sciences Center and is a former junior/senior Medical Clerkship Director and ACGME Subspecialty Education Coordinator for infectious diseases. She is a recipient of the Joseph E. Lowenstein award for excellence in teaching. Dr. Walkley is licensed to practice medicine in Louisiana and is board certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Adult Infectious Diseases.