School of Medical Education

Staff Profile

Dr Jo Matthan

Lecturer

Background

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MA (English), University of Oulu, Finland (2000)
  • MB BS, Newcastle University, England (2010)
  • Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in Clinical Education, Newcastle University, England (2014, 2015)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Descriptors 1 and 2 achieved of the UKPSF (2014) 
  • Masters in Medical Education, University of Newcastle, England (ongoing, expected completion August 2018)

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lecturer on MBBS and BDS (Dental) programmes
  • Clinical Supervisor and Line Manager for Newcastle Surgical Trainees on Anatomy Demonstrator Rotations
  • MBBS Widening Access to Medicine Practical Sessions Lead
  • MBBS Interprofessional Education Lead
  • MBBS Professionalism Monitoring Lead
  • MBBS Year 1 Case Lead (new curriculum starting 09/2017): Kidney Disease (Case 2) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Case 12)
COMMITTEES
  • Academic staff representative on School Executive Board, School of Medical Education (September 2017  → )
  • MBBS Curriculum Implementation Committee, School of Medical Education (June 2017  → )
  • MMedEd Programme Board of Studies and Staff - Student Committee - student representative (2014 - 2017)
  • MBBS Phase I Teaching Learning and Student Experience Committee member
  • MBBS Phase 1 and A101 (graduate-entry) Staff - Student Committee Member
  • MBBS Phase 1 Clinical Skills Review Group Committee Member
  • MBBS Phase 1 Standards Setting Work Group Member
  • MBBS Facilities Upgrade Committee (completed)
  • MBBS Joint Marketing and Recruitment Group Committee Member (until 2017)
  • MBBS Phase 2 HBP Simulation Group Team Member (Tyne Base Unit, until 2015)
  • MBBS A101 (graduate-entry) Annual Planning Committee
  • UK Clinical Reasoning in Medical Education Group (CReME), Special Interest Group Member 
  • Clinical Education Programme Board of Studies, Diploma Student Representative
  • Athena Swan SME Self-Assessment Team, School of Medical Education, Clinical Education Programme
  • Anatomical Society Membership Committee Member
  • MILAN (Medicine in Literature and the Arts) Committee, Staff Representative and founding member  
PASTORAL SUPPORT, STUDENT SUPPORT AND ASSESSMENTS
  • Academic Mentor for MBBS Year 1 Students (new curriculum)
  • Personal Tutor for MBBS Students(current / old curriculum)
  • MBBS Admissions Selector
  • MBBS Phase 1 Assignment Marker
  • MBBS Phase 1 and Phase 2 Appraiser
  • MBBS Phase 1 OSCE Facilitator and Examiner
  • MBBS Phase 2 SSC Supervisor 
  • International and local Summer Student Supervisor (MBBS)
  • Work placement student supervisor
  • MRES (postgraduate) Surgical Anatomy Examiner, Assignment Marker and Presentation Assessor

WIDER IMPACT

AWARDS
  • First prize: McLaughlin, D, Silva, A, Matthan J and G Page (2017) Mapping the assessment of clinical reasoning in UK undergraduate medical curricula. Short presentation at Clinical Teaching Forum, Newcastle University, June 2017
  • Second prize: McLaughlin, D, Silva, A, Matthan J and G Page (2017) Mapping the teaching of clinical reasoning in UK undergraduate medical curricula. Short presentation at Clinical Teaching Forum, Newcastle University, June 2017
  • 2017 Teaching Excellence Awards Nomination: Outstanding Contribution to Pastoral Support 
  • 2016 Teaching Excellence Awards Nominations: Taught Supervisor (shortlisted), Innovative Teaching Methods and Outstanding Contribution to Pastoral Support
  • 2015 University of Newcastle Taught Supervisor of the Year Teaching Excellence Award
ENGAGEMENT
  • Exercise Medical Challenge 2016 Three Newcastle Medical School Teams put together. Winning Team from SME
  • Exercise Medical Challenge 2015 Three Newcastle Medical School Teams put together. Winning Team, Second Team and Sixth Team all from SME (Team Myoclonic Jerks, Team Cremaster, Team Sikh and Destroy)
  • Exercise Medical Challenge 2014 – Team Demolition - partook in Army Medical day with team of demonstrators 
  • Social Media Editor for Anatomy and Clinical Skills at Newcastle Facebook account and UK_CReME (Clinical Reasoning in Medical Education) Twitter account
  • Resident anatomist at Anatomy Life Drawing Session, British Science Fair 2013
  • Facilitator at Stuffed Toy Surgery at the Closing Event, Centre for Life, British Science Fair 2013
  • Facilitator at Teddy Bear Surgery on the The Tony Sarma Mini-Veterinary School, Centre for LIFEInvited resident anatomist at Body Worlds show Life Drawing session, October 2014
GRANTS
  • 2017 FMS Unit for Educational Research, Development & Practice: Development Grant Patten, D, Keenan, I, Matthan, J and G Clowry. A proposal to host a regional one-day Anatomy Symposium: Technology Enhanced Learning in Anatomy.
  • 2017 FMS Unit for Educational Research, Development & Practice: Development Grant: Delgaty, L, Thompson, R, Fisher, J and J Matthan. A proposal to host a one day inter-professional conference exposing, sharing and learning from unexplored and contentious issues related to The Dark Side of Technology in Medical Education.
  • 2015 FMS Unit for Educational Research, Development & Practice: Development Grant: Keenan ID, Matthan J, Hubbard P, Parry D, Davidson N, Johnson C and M Parker. Identification and evaluation of optimal strategies for delivery of learning and teaching through social media in order to maximise impacts on student learning, engagement and experience.  
  • 2015 FMS Unit for Educational Research, Development & Practice: Development Grant: Matthan J, Moss J, Rammell J, Phillips AW, Nesbitt C, Bookless L and G Stansby. Developing the learning and teaching of practical clinical skills using desktop capture and video playback technology to enhance the student experience and incorporate self-assessment and peer assessment into the feedback process
  • 2015 FMS Unit for Educational Research, Development & Practice: Development Grant: Guilding C, Matthan J, Randles E. & DA Price. Development and delivery of an interprofessional education conference for medicine and pharmacy students with a focus on patient safety, sepsis and infection management
  • 2015 ULTSEC Summer 2015 Strategic ULTSEC Innovation Fund: Delgaty L, Matthan J, Mumford S, Guilding G and L Rawles Digital Capabilities and Expectations of Prospective Students: Preparing Newcastle University for Learning and Teaching of the Future
  • 2014 Wolfson Research Institute Small Grant. McLaughlin D, Page G, Matthan J & AL Sergio di Silva. Developing a Clinical Reasoning Special Interest Group – supporting national collaboration and curricular development
MEMBERSHIPS
  • Anatomical Society, Membership Committee Member (until 2017) and Website, Media and Communications Committee Member (2016 onwards)
  • Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME), member
  • Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), member 
  • Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare, member  
  • British Association of Clinical Anatomists (BACA), member
  • British Educational Research Association, member
  • General Medical Council, since 2010, in good standing
  • Higher Education Academy, Fellow since 2014
  • Institute of Anatomical Sciences, Associate Fellow
  • Medical Protection Society, member 
REGIONAL AND NATIONAL CONFERENCE ORGANISATION
  • Anatomy Symposium: Technology Enhanced Learning in Anatomy, Planned for Summer 2018, Organising Committee (2018) - Regional Conference
  • Patient safety, sepsis and infection management, Interprofessional Education Conference, Organising Committee (2016, 2017, 2018) - Annual event with Sunderland University Pharmacy Department - Regional Conference
  • The Dark Side of Technology in Medical Education Conference, Organising Committee (2017) - Regional Conference
  • UK Clinical Reasoning in Medical Education Conference, Organising Committee (for Dec 2015) - National Conference
  • Anatomical Society Winter Meeting 2013 (Durham-Newcastle University collaboration) Organising Committee - National Conference
  • MILAN (Medicine in Literature and the Arts) Film Festival, Organising Committee (2016, 2017) - Regional Annual Event

Teaching

MBBS Teaching

  • Lecturer in Anatomy (2016 → ) - anatomy teaching for graduate-entry and pre-clinical medical students
  • Senior Demonstrator (Anatomy and Clinical Skills, 2012 - 2016)

Dental Sciences Teaching

  • Delivery of Dental Anatomy and Speech and Language Therapy Anatomy (2012 – 2014, 2016 →)

Postgraduate Teaching

  • Postgraduate MRES Surgical Anatomy and FRCR Anatomy teaching
  • Anatomy masterclasses for dermatology fellows and other demonstrators (postgraduate)

Widening Participation Activities

  • Lead for Widening Participation, Recruitment and Open Day practical sessions (2012 →)
  • Mini Medical School Practical Sessions convenor and liaison (2012 →)
  • Contributing teacher/lecturer PARTNERS Medicine Widening Participation Summer School

MBBS Simulation

  • Lead for HBP Emergency Simulation Programme (run at the Medical School for final year medical student) (2012 - 2015)
  • Facilitator in Hospital Based Practice Simulation sessions at the Freeman Simulation Centre and organizing demonstrator availability (for final year medical students)
  • Facilitator at Essential Junior Rotation OSCEs (2014 →)

Other Teaching

  • Beauty L3 Learners, Classics students, Physiotherapists, Sixth Formers, Bioengineering students, Biomedical Sciences, etc. - wherever needed really (ongoing)

Research

PUBLICATIONS

2017
  1. Mowatt A & J Matthan (2017) Do undergraduate medical degrees meet basic requirements in anatomical knowledge for a career in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. British Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, 2016. (In preparation) In: Clinical Anatomy (in progress) (Impact Factor: 1.316, Percentage contribution 20%)

  2. Love A, Matthan J & Y Michla (2017) Identifying a new brachial plexus variant during cadaveric dissection: A medical student’s perspective. British Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, 2016. (In preparation) In: Clinical Anatomy (in progress) (Impact Factor: 1.316, Percentage contribution 30%)

  3. Matthan J, Burch A and AW Phillips (2017) Participation in undergraduate cadaveric dissection facilitates self-directed learning and helps clinically correlate anatomy.In: Clinical Anatomy (in progress) British Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, 2016. (In preparation) In: Clinical Anatomy (in progress) (Impact Factor: 1.316, Percentage contribution 30%)

  4. Creissen A, Haynes E, McMahon D and J Matthan (2017) Surgical approaches to human cadaveric dissection for the anatomical training of aspiring surgeons: Medical student perspectives on dissection and the incidental discovery of pathology. In: Anatomical Society Summer Meeting Anatomists on the Edge 2017 Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 30%) (In preparation)

  5. Evans B, Burch A, Love A, Mowatt A, Matthan J & A Phillips (2017) Mapping medical school anatomy learning outcomes against the core anatomical syllabus to gauge anatomical knowledge: Medical students’ perspective. In: Anatomical Society Summer Meeting Anatomists on the Edge 2017 Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 30%) (In preparation)

  6. McMahon D, Love A, Haynes E, Creissen A, Matthan J and Y Michla (2017) Variation between the brachial plexuses of a human subject due to the presence of a unilateral cervical rib. In: Anatomical Society Summer Meeting Anatomists on the Edge 2017 Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 30%) (In preparation)

  7. Creissen A, McMahon D, Cox M, Haynes E, Singh A, Ttofta-Roberts L, Evans B, Burch A, Love A, Mowatt A, Phillips A and J Matthan (2017) Are anatomy learning outcomes taught at UK medical schools equitable and fit for purpose? A preliminary study. In: Anatomical Society Summer Meeting Anatomists on the Edge 2017 Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 30%) (In preparation)

  8. Love A, Michla Y and J Matthan (2017) Anatomical variations of the suprascapular nerve and notch: A cadaveric study with implications for pain management of the shoulder joint. In: Anatomical Society Summer Meeting Anatomists on the Edge 2017 Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 30%) (In preparation)

  9. Haynes E, McMahon D, Creissen A and J Matthan (2017) Do postgraduate Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery learning outcomes compare with those in the undergraduate core anatomy syllabus? A review of the two syllabi. In: Anatomical Society Summer Meeting Anatomists on the Edge 2017 Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 20%) (In preparation)

  10. Haynes E, Tykocki T, Eltayeb M and J Matthan (2017) Multilevel oblique corpectomy on a human cadaveric specimen: Precarotid and retrocarotid surgical approaches may have different patient outcomes. In: Anatomical Society Summer Meeting Anatomists on the Edge 2017 Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 40%) (In preparation)

  11. Ogbuagu C, Altahir A and J Matthan (2017) Study of morphological variations in renal artery anatomy in human cadavers can aid the development of fenestrated grafts utilised in aneurysm repair: Anatomical literature review In: Anatomical Society Summer Meeting Anatomists on the Edge 2017 Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 30%) (In preparation)

  12. Eltayeb M, Altahir A and J Matthan (2017) Does human anatomy teaching in clinical settings improve understanding of basic anatomical concepts in pre-clinical medical students? A pilot study. In: Anatomical Society Summer Meeting Anatomists on the Edge 2017 Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 20%)

  13. Hardisty J, Guilding C, Statham L, Matthan J, Randles E, Green A, Bhudia R, Thandi C and  L Scott (2017) Are students accepting of an all-day conference delivered model of Interprofessional Learning (IPL) on Antimicrobial Stewardship and Patient Safety? International Journal of Pharmacy Practice,  Int J Pharm Pract 25 (suppl. 1) pp 40-6 (DOI: 10.1111/ijpp.12368) (Impact Factor: 0.57, Percentage contribution 20%)

2016
  1. Phillips AW, Matthan, J, Bookless LR, Whitehead IJ, Madhavan A, Rodham P, Porter ALR, Nesbitt CI and G Stansby. (2016) Individualized expert feedback is not essential for improving basic clinical skills performance in novice learners: A randomized trial. (In preparation) In: Journal of Surgical Education (Impact Factor: 1.950, Percentage contribution 20%)

  2. McLellan, R and J Matthan (2016) Pursuing a career in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – A medical student’s experience of Head and Neck cadaveric dissection. British Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, 2016. (In preparation) In: Clinical Anatomy (in progress) (Impact Factor: 1.316, Percentage contribution 20%)

  3. Whitehead I, Phillips AW, Bookless LR, Matthan, J., Madhavan A, Nesbitt CI and G Stansby (2016) Direct expert involvement is not required for providing effective video-feedback in the acquisition of clinical skills:  A randomised trial.BMJ STEL Nov 2016, 2(Suppl. 1) (Percentage contribution 20%)

  4. Crowther I, Gali H, Rodham P, Sayers J, McMullan M, Hallikeri P, Aniyam O, Oates E, Caulfield L, Forrest I and J Matthan (2016) Final-year medical students are unreliable self-assessors even when video-playback is utilised within the self-assessment cycle during emergency scenarios. BMJ STEL Nov 2016, 2(Suppl. 1) (Percentage contribution 20%)

  5. Gali H, Crowther I, Matthan J, Rodham P, El-Gendy K, Whitehead IJ, Madhavan A, Bookless LR, Nesbitt CI, Stansby G, and AW Phillips (2016) Medical Students Are Strategic Participants In Educational Trials. BMJ STEL Nov 2016, 2(Suppl. 1). (Percentage contribution 20%)

  6. Matthan J, Rammell J, Moss J and AW Phillips (2016) Developing the learning and teaching of practical clinical skills using video playback technology to enhance the student experience and incorporate self-assessment and peer assessment into the feedback process. Shortlisted for the BERA ECR Presentation Award 2016. Accepted for oral presentation at BERA 2016, September 2016, Leeds (Percentage contribution 50%)

  7. Delgaty L, Matthan J, Rawles L, Woolner P, Guilding C, Thomas U, Rodham P and L Cramer (2016) Digital Capabilities and Expectations of Prospective Students: Preparing Higher Education for Learning and Teaching of the Future. In: BERA. 2016, Leeds. (Percentage contribution 10%)

  8. Guilding C, Statham S, Randles E, Matthan J, Green A, Hardisty J, Teodorczuk A. Newcastle-Sunderland Interprofessional Education Conference 2016. Fareham: Centre For The Advancement Of Interprofessional Education, 2016. CAIPE e Bulletin Issue 53. (Percentage contribution 10%)

2012 - 2015
  1. Bookless LR, Matthan J., Nesbitt CI and AW Phillips (2015) Letter in response to Singh et al: A Randomised Controlled Study to Evaluate the Role of Video-Based Coaching in Training Laparoscopic Skills. Letter accepted as e-Publication to Annals of Surgery August 2015. (Impact Factor: 8.8, Percentage contribution 33%)

  2. Matthan J and Keenan I Development of clinical anatomy knowledge and teaching skills by foundation doctors during anatomy demonstrator rotations. In: Anatomical Society Summer Meeting 2014. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 50%)

  3. Matthan J, Keenan I. Acquisition, development and retention of clinical anatomical knowledge by foundation doctors during anatomy demonstrator rotations. In: Anatomical Society Summer Meeting Skin and Bones. 2014, University of Bradford: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 50%)

  4. Backhouse M, Pergolizzi C, Fitzpatrick M, Allen R, Holmes E, Jackson S, Matthan J, Keenan ID. The future of anatomy education: investigating the impact of student partner approaches for evidence-based evaluation of teaching and learning techniques. In: Anatomical Society Winter Meeting 2013. 2014, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 10%)

  5. Bajwa DS, Matthan J and ID Keenan (2014) Does anatomy knowledge deteriorate during medical school? A literature review, pilot evaluation and study design. Poster presentation at British Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, 2015. Clinical Anatomy Volume 28, Issue 8, pages 1071–1083, November 2015 (Impact Factor: 1.66, Percentage contribution 33%)

  6. Pergolizzi C, Matthan J, Keenan I. Is dissection of more educational value than other methods of learning and teaching anatomy? A student partner approach for evidence-based investigation of dissection as a teaching and learning method in anatomy.In: Anatomical Society Winter Meeting 2013: Assessment Within Medical Education & Sense Organs. 2013, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 50%)

  7. Pergolizzi C., Matthan J, Keenan I. & L Manzoli. A personal take on the role of dissection as a teaching and learning method in anatomy based on hands-on experience in England, USA and Italy: same material, different approaches - same difference? Anatomy Society Winter Meeting 2013 In: Anatomical Society Winter Meeting 2013: Assessment Within Medical Education & Sense Organs. 2013, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (Impact Factor: 2-3, Percentage contribution 50%)

  8. Matthan J, Wong N, Teo L, Vahabi S, Gunn MC, Mansfield JC and F Bergin (2012) P392 Determinants of length of hospital stay in patients undergoing index operations for ulcerative colitis. Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis 6:S165-S166 February 2012. DOI: 10.1016/S1873-9946(12)60411-5 (Impact Factor: 6.585, Percentage contribution 30%)

Book chapters pending publication


Matthan, J.  Chapter: "Anatomy of the Pharynx and Oesophagus". In 'Otolaryngology'. Edited by Paleri, V. Scott Brown: to be published 2017. (Percentage contribution 80%)

Books / Book chapters

  1. Matthan, J. & V Paleri. (2017) Chapter 02 - Clinical Anatomy of the Pharynx and Oesophagus. In Symptom Oriented Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. published 2016. Percentage contribution 80%.
  2. Matthan, J. (2017 Chapters (17 chapters): "Shamans and Witchdoctors", "Origins of Medicine", "Homeopathy", "Heathcare systems", "Traditional Chinese Medicine", "Immunisation and Vaccination", "Cancer Treatments", "Contraception", "Antibiotics", "Anaesthesia and Surgery", "Blood Transfusion and Donation", "Lobotomy and Electroconvulsive Therapy", "Psychotherapy", "Hippocrates", "Joseph Lister", "William Osler" and "Alexander Fleming". In ‘30 Second Medicine. Edited by Finn GM Ivy Press: Sussex, UK. (Percentage contribution 100% to chapters written)
  3. Matthan, J & S. Ruokangas. 101 Em@il -vinkkiä in English. Gummerus, 1999. (This is a book I co-authored on effective email writing in English for Finnish speakers – published by a leading Finnish publishing company, at least 2 prints were made) (Percentage contribution 50%)

DISSEMINATION (posters, abstracts, flashtalks and oral presentations)

2017
  1. Keenan, I., Slater, J. Duncan and J Matthan (2017) Social media: Where are we now? Current educator perceptions and usage in higher education. Oral presentation at The Dark Side of TEL in Medical Education Conference, Newcastle, September 2017
  2. Matthan, J, Delgaty L, Nita G, Swainson H, Rodham P, Guilding C, Thomas U and P Woolner (2017) Designing for excellence via inclusion: Challenging preconceptions of heterogeneity in the student population (are we reducing or reinforcing the digital divide?) Oral presentation at The Dark Side of TEL in Medical Education Conference, Newcastle, September 2017
  3. Guilding C, Statham L, Hardisty J, Randles E, Green A and J Matthan (2017) #IPEConference2016: A novel interprofessional education approach to teaching infection management and antibiotic prescribing for pharmacy and medicine students. Oral presentation at 1st Asia-Pacific Interprofessional Education and Collaboration’ (APIPEC) Conference, Indonesia, October 2017
  4. Delgaty L, Matthan J, Rodham P, Guilding C, Thomas U and P Woolner (2017) Widening Participation and technology: Creating an environment for success. Poster presentation at AMEE 2017, August 2017
  5. Matthan, J and L Delgaty (2017) Designing for excellence via inclusion: challenging preconceptions of heterogeneity in the student population. Poster presentation for the Arts and Humanities strand of the HEA’s Annual Conference: Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotlight July 2017
  6. McLaughlin, D, Silva, A, Matthan J and G Page (2017) Mapping the teaching of clinical reasoning in UK undergraduate medical curricula. Short oral presentation at Clinical Teaching Forum, Newcastle University, Newcastle, June 2017 (Second prize)
  7. McLaughlin, D, Silva, A, Matthan J and G Page (2017) Mapping the assessment of clinical reasoning in UK undergraduate medical curricula. presentation at Clinical Teaching Forum, Newcastle University, Newcastle, June 2017 (First prize)
  8. Mowatt, A & J Matthan (2017) Do undergraduate medical degrees meet basic requirements in anatomical knowledge for a career in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. Poster presentation at British Association of Clinical Anatomists (BACA) Conference, 2017
  9. Love, A, Matthan J& Y Michla (2017) Identifying a new brachial plexus variant during cadaveric dissection: A medical student’s perspective. Poster presentation at British Association of Clinical Anatomists (BACA) Conference, 2017
  10. Matthan J, Burch, A, and AW Phillips (2017) Participation in undergraduate cadaveric dissection facilitates self-directed learning and helps clinically correlate anatomy. Poster presentation at British Association of Clinical Anatomists (BACA) Conference, 2017
  11. Creissen A, Haynes E, McMahon D and J Matthan (2017) Surgical approaches to human cadaveric dissection for the anatomical training of aspiring surgeons: Medical student perspectives on dissection and the incidental discovery of pathology. Poster presentation for Anatomical Society Summer Meeting 2017, Galway, Ireland
  12. Evans, B, Burch, A, Love, A, Mowatt, A, Matthan J & A Phillips (2017) Mapping medical school anatomy learning outcomes against the core anatomical syllabus to gauge anatomical knowledge: Medical students’ perspective. Flashtalk for Anatomical Society Summer Meeting 2017, Galway, Ireland
  13. McMahon D, Love A, Haynes E, Creissen A, Matthan Jand Y Michla (2017) Variation between the brachial plexuses of a human subject due to the presence of a unilateral cervical rib. Poster presentation for Anatomical Society Summer Meeting 2017, Galway, Ireland
  14. Creissen A, McMahon D, Cox M, Haynes E, Singh A, Ttofta-Roberts L, Evans, Benjamin, Burch A, Love A, Mowatt A, Phillips A and J Matthan (2017) Are anatomy learning outcomes taught at UK medical schools equitable and fit for purpose? A preliminary study. Poster presentation for Anatomical Society Summer Meeting 2017, Galway, Ireland
  15. Love A, Michla Y and J Matthan (2017) Anatomical variations of the suprascapular nerve and notch: A cadaveric study with implications for pain management of the shoulder joint. Poster presentation for Anatomical Society Summer Meeting 2017, Galway, Ireland
  16. Haynes E, McMahonD, Creissen A and J Matthan (2017) Do postgraduate Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery learning outcomes compare with those in the undergraduate core anatomy syllabus? A review of the two syllabi. Flashtalk for Anatomical Society Summer Meeting 2017, Galway, Ireland
  17. Haynes E, Tykocki T, Eltayeb M and J Matthan (2017) Multilevel oblique corpectomy on a human cadaveric specimen: Precarotid and retrocarotid surgical approaches may have different patient outcomes. Poster presentation for Anatomical Society Summer Meeting 2017, Galway, Ireland
  18. Ogbuagu C, Altahir A and J Matthan (2017) Study of morphological variations in renal artery anatomy in human cadavers can aid the development of fenestrated grafts utilised in aneurysm repair: Anatomical literature review Poster presentation for Anatomical Society Summer Meeting 2017, Galway, Ireland
  19. Eltayeb M, Altahir A and J Matthan (2017) Does human anatomy teaching in clinical settings improve understanding of basic anatomical concepts in pre-clinical medical students? A pilot study.Poster presentation at AnatSoc Summer Meeting 2017.
  20. McLaughlin, D, Silva, A, Matthan J and G Page (2017) Mapping the teaching of clinical reasoning in UK undergraduate medical curricula. Poster presentation at ASME 2017 Conference, Exeter, June 2017
  21. McLaughlin, D, Silva, A, Matthan J and G Page (2017) Mapping the assessment of clinical reasoning in UK undergraduate medical curricula. Poster presentation at ASME C2017 Conference, Exeter, June 2017.
  22. Hardisty, J, Guilding, C; Statham, L, Randles, E, Green, A, Bhudia, R, Thandi, C,  Scott, L and J Matthan (2017) Are students accepting of an all-day conference-delivered model of Interprofessional Learning on Antimicrobial Stewardship and Patient Safety Poster presentation at HSRPP 2017
  23. Gray, M, Matthan, J, Madhavan, A, Rodham, P, Bookless, LR and CI Nesbitt (2016) Medical students do not experience anxiety when receiving feedback after reviewing video-recorded practical clinical skills. Runner-up prize for oral presentation at RCSEd National Surgical Research Symposium, Bradford, April 2017
2016
  1. McLellan, R and J Matthan (2016) Pursuing a career in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – A medical student’s experience of Head and Neck cadaveric dissection. Poster presentation at British Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference, 2016.
  2. Whitehead I, Phillips AW, Bookless LR, Matthan J, Madhavan A, Nesbitt CI and G Stansby (2016) Direct expert involvement is not required for providing effective video-feedback in the acquisition of clinical skills:  A randomised trial. Short oral presentation at ASPiH 7th Annual Conference and published in BMJ Simulation, November 2016, Bristol
  3. Crowther I, Gali, H, Rodham P, Sayers J, McMullan M, Hallikeri P, Aniyam O, Oates E, Caulfield L, I Forrest and J Matthan (2016) Final-year medical students are unreliable self-assessors even when video-playback is utilised within the self-assessment cycle during emergency scenarios Short oral presentation at ASPiH 7th Annual Conference and published in BMJ Simulation, November 2016, Bristol
  4. Gali, H, Crowther, I, Matthan J, Rodham P, El-Gendy K, Whitehead IJ, Madhavan A, Bookless LR, Nesbitt CI, Stansby G, and AW Phillips (2016) Medical Students Are Strategic Participants In Educational Trials. Poster presentation (10 of the best e-poster presentations) at ASPiH 7th Annual Conference and published in BMJ Simulation, November 2016, Bristol
  5. Matthan J, Rodham P, Sayers J, McMullan M, Hallikeri P, Aniyam O, Oates E, Caulfield L, and I Forrest (2016) Final-year medical students are unreliable self-assessors even when video-playback is utilised within the self-assessment cycle during peri-arrest simulation scenarios Oral presentation at North east simulation network conference 2016, September 2016, Newcastle
  6. Stratham L, Scott L, Green A, Guilding C, Randles E, Hardisty J and J Matthan (2016) Improving patient safety by utilising simulations in the learning and teaching of the management of infections and in the prevention and treatment of sepsis in an inter-professional context. Poster presentation at North east simulation network conference 2016, September 2016, Newcastle
  7. Matthan J, Rammell J, Moss J and AW Phillips (2016) Developing the learning and teaching of practical clinical skills using video playback technology to enhance the student experience and incorporate self-assessment and peer assessment into the feedback process. Shortlisted for the BERA ECR Presentation Award 2016. Oral presentation at BERA2016, September 2016, Leeds
  8. Delgaty L, Matthan J, Rawles, L, Woolner, P, Guilding, C, Thomas, U, Rodham, P and L Cramer (2016) Digital Capabilities and Expectations of Prospective Students: Preparing Higher Education for Learning and Teaching of the Future. Oral presentation at BERA2016, September 2016, Leeds
  9. Matthan, J, Bookless, LR, Whitehead, I, Madhavan, A, Nesbitt, CI and AW Phillips (2016) Unsupervised video feedback may suffice when learning practical clinical skills: A randomised trial comparing supervised and unsupervised video feedback in the learning of clinical skills. Poster presentation at AMEE2016, August 2016, Barcelona
  10. Gray, M, Matthan, J, Madhavan, A, Rodham, P, Bookless, LR and CI Nesbitt (2016) Medical students do not experience anxiety when receiving feedback after reviewing video-recorded practical clinical skills. Poster presentation at AMEE2016, August 2016, Barcelona
  11. Rammell, J, Matthan, J, Bookless, LR, Rodham, P, Gray. M and AW Phillips (2016) Does video-enhanced standardised feedback enhance the acquisition and retention of intravenous technical skills in comparison to one-to-one feedback from an expert in a cohort of novice medical students? Poster presentation at AMEE2016, August 2016, Barcelona
  12. Delgaty L, Matthan J, Rawles, L, Woolner, P, Guilding, C, Thomas, U, Rodham, P and L Cramer (2016). Preparing for the future or promoting social inequity? Investigating digital capabilities of university students.  Accepted for oral presentation at EUCEN2016 European University Continuing Education Network Dublin 2016
  13. Hardisty, J, Guilding, C; Statham, L, Green, A, Randles, E, Scott, L and J Matthan (2016) Exploring the management of infections and the prevention and treatment of sepsis in an inter-professional context. Oral presentation at 2016 Manchester Pharmacy Education Conference, June 2016
  14. Matthan, J Rodham, P, Bookless, LR, Stansby, G, Nesbitt, CI and AW Phillips (2016) What motivates medical students to participate in educational clinical trials? Selected for oral presentation at the North of England Surgical Society (NESS2016) Trainee Prize Meeting at the Education Centre of North Tyneside General Hospital, April 2016 
  15. Matthan J, Rodham P, Bookless LR, Nesbitt CI, Stansby G, and AW Phillips (2016) Self-assessment skills deteriorate in medical students in the clinical phase: A randomised control trial on the acquisition of intravenous cannulation skills using video recordings and a comparison of clinician marker and student self-assessment scores. Poster presentation at North of England Surgical Society (NESS2016), April 2016
  16. Matthan J, Bookless LR, El-Gendy K, Rodham P, Whitehead IJ, Madhavan A, Nesbitt CI, Stansby G and AW Phillips (2016) Randomised trial to compare the impact of supervised video feedback versus unsupervised video feedback for students learning clinical skills. Poster presentation at North of England Surgical Society (NESS2016), April 2016
  17. Gray MP, Nesbitt CI, Bookless LR, Matthan J and AW Phillips (2016) Utilising video feedback during the acquisition of basic practical surgical skills: Are stress and anxiety levels increased with supervised expert video feedback? Poster presentation at North of England Surgical Society (NESS2016), April 2016
  18. Delgaty, L, Matthan, J, Rawles, L, Rodham, P, Cramer, L, Guilding, C, Thomas, U and P Woolner (2016) Digital Capabilities and Expectations of Prospective Students: Preparing Higher Education for Learning and Teaching of the Future. Poster Presentation at the Learning and Teaching Conference, Newcastle University
2015
  1. Matthan J., Bookless LR, Phillips AW, Stansby G and CI Nesbitt (2015) Standardised unsupervised video-assisted feedback may suffice in the learning of intravenous cannulation: A randomised control trial comparing supervised and unsupervised video-assisted feedback in a cohort of medical students. Poster presentation, ICOSET 2015, Copenhagen, November 2015.
  2. Matthan J, Rodham P, Bookless LR, Nesbitt CI, Stansby G and AW Phillips (2015) Self-assessment skills deteriorate in medical students in the clinical phase: A randomised control trial on the acquisition of intravenous cannulation skills using video recordings with a comparison of clinician marker and student self-assessment scores. Poster presentation, ICOSET 2015, Copenhagen, November 2015.
  3. Bookless LR, Phillips AW, Matthan J, Stansby G & CI Nesbitt (2015) Randomised trial to compare the impact of supervised video feedback versus unsupervised video feedback for students learning intravenous cannulation. Poster presentation, DEMEC 2015, Manchester, November 2015.
  4. Gray M., Bookless LR., Matthan J., Phillips AW and CI Nesbitt (2015) Medical student views of anxiety when receiving feedback after performing filmed clinical practical skills. Poster presentation, DEMEC 2015, Manchester, November 2015
  5. Rodham P, Matthan J, Phillips AW, Nesbitt CI, Bookless LR & G Stansby (2015) Medical students struggle with self-assessment in a randomised control trial on intravenous cannulation using video-assisted feedback. Poster presentation, DEMEC 2015, Manchester, November 2015. 
  6. Hallikeri, P, McMullan, M & J Matthan (2015) Final year medical students struggle with self-assessment. Poster presentation at Clinical Teaching Forum 2015, University of Newcastle June 2015
  7. Hallikeri, P, McMullan, M & J Matthan (2015) Final year medical students are harsh self-assessors. Oral presentation, ASME 2015 Conference, Edinburgh July 2015
  8. Stubbs, A,  Matthan, J & ID Keenan (2015) Student partner approaches for investigating the use of social media as a tool to enhance anatomy learning and promote student engagement in medical education. Poster presentation, ASME 2015 Conference, Edinburgh July 2015
  9. Page, GR, Matthan, J, Silva AL & DP McLaughlin (2014) Establishing a Clinical Reasoning Special Interest Group. Poster presentation at the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing (WRIHW) Research Colloquium, 2015
  10. McMullan, M, Hallikeri, P & J Matthan (2015) From medical student to junior doctor: final year medical students’ ability to self-assess their performance at an emergency simulation scenario. E-poster presentation, The North East Regional Learning & Teaching Conference on Student Engagement at The University of Sunderland, March 2015
  11. Stubbs, A,  Matthan, J & ID Keenan (2015) A mixed method approach investigating the use of social media as an educational tool to enhance the student learning experience of an undergraduate medical degree. Electronic poster presentation, The North East Regional Learning & Teaching Conference on Student Engagement at The University of Sunderland, March 2015
2012 -  2014
  1. Bajwa, DS, Keenan, I and J Matthan (2014) Do doctors know enough anatomy? Poster presentation by vacation summer student to the Pro-Vice Chancellor of Teaching and Learning, 2014
  2. Matthan, J and Keenan, I (2014) Acquisition of clinical anatomical knowledge by foundation doctors during four-month anatomy demonstrator rotations. Poster presentation, AMEE 2014
  3. Matthan, J and Keenan, I (2014) Development of clinical anatomical knowledge by foundation doctors during anatomy demonstrator rotations. Oral presentation, ASME 2014.
  4. Matthan, J et al. Utilising Computer Games to Train Future Doctors: Pilot Study on A Multiuser Interactive Online Resuscitation Simulation Game – Will it give us safer doctors? Oral presentation, ASME 2013
  5. Matthan, J et al. Determinants of length of hospital stay in patients undergoing index operations for Ulcerative Colitis, European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation, Barcelona February 2012 (poster published and presented at ECCO 2012 Conference) Journal of Crohn s and Colitis 6:S165-S166 · February 2012

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