Professor Phillippa Jane Poole

BSc, MBChB, MD, FRACP

Biography

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

Cochrane Reviews of interventions in COPD

Determinants of medical student career choice

Women in medicine

Shaping a medical workforce for future health needs

Medical education, including assessment     

Teaching | Current

MBChB

Year 3 clinical methods tutor and assessor

Year 4 clinical supervisor, tutor and assessor

Year 6 clinical supervisor, tutor and assessor

Curriculum designer

Member of Boards of Examiners and Fitness to Practice Committee

House Officer 

Curriculum designer

Clinical supervisor and assessor

RACP

Curriculum designer

Clinical supervisor and assessor

Part 1 examiner

Responsibilities

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

General  medicine

COPD

Cochrane Reviews

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.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31724
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Warwick Bagg, Antonia Verstappen
  • Poole, P. (2016). Nature and nurture: shaping New Zealand's medical workforce. The New Zealand medical journal, 129 (1434), 6-8.
  • Shulruf, B., Wilkinson, T., Weller, J., Jones, P., & Poole, P. (2016). Insights into the Angoff method: Results from a simulation study. BMC Medical Education, 16.10.1186/s12909-016-0656-7
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/30098
    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.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31725
  • Poole, P., Chong, J., & Cates, C. J. (2015). Mucolytic agents versus placebo for chronic bronchitis or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews10.1002/14651858.CD001287.pub5
  • Matthews, C., Bagg, W., Yielder, J., Mogol, V., & Poole, P. (2015). Does Pukawakawa (the regional-rural programme at the University of Auckland) influence workforce choice?. The 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. The New Zealand medical journal, 127 (1405), 70-77.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/26368
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Warwick Bagg, Des Gorman, Papaarangi Reid, Alan Merry

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