Photo of Sylvia Pomeroy

Sylvia Pomeroy

Dr

19972015
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Biography

Highly experienced educational leader, project manager, and researcher.

Active researcher who published two papers addressing Australia wide medical curriculum in the same year; while also delivering a full teaching load to national, international, undergraduate and postgraduate students, across multiple campuses.

Successful project manager who has delivered complex projects, including the accreditation of a Monash faculty priority course, first round, by successful engagement with stakeholders. 

Teacher who highly engages with students to make sure that subject content is relevant, and that research and current pedagogy informs subject content and education delivery. Specialist clinicians who value time and quality learning report a very high level of satisfaction.

Research interests

Nutrition in chronic disease and pedagogical challenges to collaborative technologies.

Biography

Monash University, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Main Achievements :

Appointed Coordinator of the Clinical Research Methods (CRM) course at the Masters, Diploma and Certificate levels.

Published two papers addressing Australia wide medical curriculum in the same year as delivering a full teaching load to national and international, undergraduate students located in multiple campuses.

  • Teaching load spanned the specialty streams of Master in Clinical Research Methods, Master in Health Services Management, Bachelor of Health Sciences, and Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours). 
  • The key stakeholder, Frankston Hospital Peninsula Health, recognised delivery for teaching Evidence Based Clinical Practice (EBCP).

Led the accreditation of the Monash Clinical Research Methods (CRM) course which was endorsed, first round, by successful consultation with all stakeholders.

  • Developed student recruitment program for CRM course that targeted hospital-based clinicians. The plan attracted support from major public and private hospitals, as well as associations for data mangers. The revenue improvement to be reported late 2017

Developed a wholly online unit for highly skilled clinicians that applied current pedagogy, and demonstrated understanding of discipline knowledge and clinical practice, and fits with the digital age.

  • Components included higher order learning outcomes that align with assessments; engaging subject content; meaningful teaching and learning activities; and weekly student feedback.
  • Developed a panel of subject experts to guide curriculum development and a cohort of graduate students to review and comment on the application of subject content, practice activities, and assessments.  Across all evaluation parameters,
  • clinicians reported an improvement in satisfaction from 3/5 to 4.9/5. The outcome was an invitation to present the project at the Monash Learning Lunch Box Presentation Series.

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 1997 2015

3 Citations (Scopus)

"Men's health - a little in the shadow": A formative evaluation of medical curriculum enhancement with men's health teaching and learning Curriculum development

Holden, C. A., Collins, V. R., Anderson, C. J., Pomeroy, S. E., Turner, R. C., Canny, B. J., Yeap, B. B., Wittert, G. G. & McLachlan, R. I., 2015, In : BMC Medical Education. 15, 1, p. 1 - 9 9 p., 210.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

"We don’t know what we need to learn": Medical student perceptions of preparedness for practice in men’s health

Holden, C. A., Collins, V. R., Pomeroy, S., Turner, R., Canny, B. J., Yeap, B. B., Wittert, G. & McLachlan, R. I., 2015, In : Focus on Health Professional Education. 16, 4, p. 23 - 37 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Facilitating patients' dietary change: A review of dietitians' correspondence practices with general practitioners

Cant, R. & Pomeroy, S., 2011, In : Nutrition and Dietetics. 68, 2, p. 140-148 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

General practitioners decision to refer patients to dietitians: Insight into the clinical reasoning process

Pomeroy, S. & Cant, R., 2010, In : Australian Journal of Primary Health. 16, 2, p. 147 - 153 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Contribution of Australian cardiologists, general practitioners and dietitians to adult cardiac patients' dietary behavioural change

Pomeroy, S. E. M. & Worsley, A., 26 May 2009, In : Nutrition and Dietetics. 66, 2, p. 74-80 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review