Professor Phillippa Jane Poole
BSc, MBChB, MD, FRACP, FANZAHPE
A medical graduate of the University of Auckland and a specialist general physician at Auckland City Hospital, Professor Phillippa Poole is currently Head of the Department of Medicine at her alma mater. Prior to this she was the head of the medical programme for nearly 10 years.
Research | Current
I have two main reseach themes
1. Shaping a medical workforce for future health needs, including determinants of medical student career choice, and effect of gender on career. I am the Auckland lead for the NZ Medical Schools Outcomes Database and Longitudinal Tracking Project (MSOD). Information and reports may be found at http://www.otago.ac.nz/medical-school/undergraduate/medicine/msod/index.html.
2. Cochrane Reviews of interventions in COPD, working with the Cochrane Airways Group of the Cochrane Collaboration.
Teaching | Current
Year 3 clinical methods tutor and assessor
Year 4 clinical supervisor, tutor and assessor
Year 6 clinical supervisor, tutor and assessor
Summer student supervisor
Member of Boards of Studies, Boards of Examiners and Fitness to Practice Committee
Clinical supervisor and assessor
Clinical supervisor and assessor
Part 1 examiner
PhD student Antonia Verstappen
Professor and Head of Department of Medicine
General Physician Auckland City Hospital
Chair, Prevocational Training Committee, Northern Regional Training Hub
Areas of expertise
Medical workforce development, including medical education, and women in medicine
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Verstappen, A., & Poole, P. (2017). Rising levels of New Zealand medical student debt. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130 (1457), 38-44. Related URL.
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Antonia Verstappen
- Poole, P., Stoner, T., Verstappen, A., & Bagg, W. (2016). Medical students: where have they come from; where are they going?. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129 (1435), 59-67. Related URL.
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Warwick Bagg, Antonia Verstappen
- Shulruf, B., Wilkinson, T., Weller, J., Jones, P., & Poole, P. (2016). Insights into the Angoff method: Results from a simulation study. BMC Medical Education, 16 (134).10.1186/s12909-016-0656-7
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Boaz Shulruf, Jennifer Weller
- Poole, P. (2016). Nature and nurture: shaping New Zealand's medical workforce. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129 (1434), 6-8. Related URL.
- Poole, P., Chong, J., & Cates, C. (2015). Mucolytic agents versus placebo for chronic bronchitis or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (7).10.1002/14651858.CD001287.pub5
- Matthews, C., Bagg, W., Yielder, J., Mogol, V., & Poole, P. (2015). Does Pūkawakawa (the regional-rural programme at the University of Auckland) influence workforce choice?. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128 (1409), 35-43.
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Warwick Bagg, Jill Yielder
- Braatvedt, C., Poole, P., Merry, A., Gorman, D., Reid, P., & Bagg, W. (2014). Fitness to practice of medical graduates: One programme’s approach. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127 (1405), 70-77.
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Warwick Bagg, Des Gorman, Papaarangi Reid, Alan Merry
- Boyle, V., Shulruf, B., & Poole, P. (2014). Influence of gender and other factors on medical student specialty interest. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127 (1402), 78-87. Related URL.
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Boaz Shulruf