Associate Professor Deborah O'Mara

Associate Professor / Assesment
Office of Medical Education (OME), Sydney Medical School

Telephone +61 2 9036 6428

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Biographical details

Recent Conference presentation include the following:

AMEE International Conference Vienna August 2011 Poster: A Cluster analysis of medical student characteristics and practice intentions (selected in top 10 out of 700 posters) ANZAHPE Alice Springs 2011 Presentation: 1) AMSAC What do the differences mean? 2) The Medical Schools Outcomes Database (MSOD) and rural medical workforce planning Attended Harvard Macy Workshop in March 2011: A Systems Approach to Assessment in Health Science Education

Research interests

My research interests include assessment in medical education, rasch scaling and longitudinal analysis of medical students from selection to post-graduation.

Chief Investigator of an MSOD project: Cluster Analysis of the MSOD database - a national longitudinal database of medical students.

Selected grants

2010

  • Cluster Analysis of MSOD Database; O'Mara D; Medical Deans Organisation/Medical Deans Outcomes Database (MSOD).

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Nagaratnam, N., Nagaratnam, K., O'Mara, D. (2013). Bayer-Activities of Daily Living Scale in Mild and Moderate Dementia of the Alzheimer Type. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, 28(8), 784-789. [More Information]
  • Tiller, D., O'Mara, D., Rothnie, I., Dunn, S., Lee, L., Roberts, C. (2013). Internet-based multiple mini-interviews for candidate selection for graduate entry programmes. Medical Education, 48(8), 801-810. [More Information]

2013

  • Nagaratnam, N., Nagaratnam, K., O'Mara, D. (2013). Bayer-Activities of Daily Living Scale in Mild and Moderate Dementia of the Alzheimer Type. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, 28(8), 784-789. [More Information]
  • Tiller, D., O'Mara, D., Rothnie, I., Dunn, S., Lee, L., Roberts, C. (2013). Internet-based multiple mini-interviews for candidate selection for graduate entry programmes. Medical Education, 48(8), 801-810. [More Information]

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