Dr Joanne Thompson

PhD, PGCert Med Ed, HEDip Coun, MSc, BA (Hons)

Academic Unit of Medical Education

Senior University Teacher

Co-Director of Studies (Phase 2a/b)

Student Selected Component (SSC) Lead

CAS and Communication Skills (Phase 2b) Lead

j.thompson1@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 2208

Full contact details

Dr Joanne Thompson
Academic Unit of Medical Education
Sam Fox House
Northern General Hospital
Herries Road
Sheffield
S5 7AU
Profile

I started working for the University of Sheffield in August 1998 as a Research Associate and was promoted to Senior University Teacher in 2004. In 2004 I qualified as a counsellor.

In 2010 I was awarded my PhD In the Psychosocial impact of breast cancer for patients and their partners approaching discharge from routine hospital follow-up. In 2014 I became Co-Director of Studies for Phase 2a/b and theme lead for Student Selected Components of the MBChB program.

Research interests
  • Social Accountability of Medical Schools and impact on medical students.
  • The psychosocial impact of breast cancer and late effects of cancer and its treatment.
  • The role of primary care in the management of children with long term conditions.
  • Widening participation in Medical Education.

Current projects

  • Social accountability and medical education
  • Supervision of Undergraduate and Postgraduate qualitative research
Publications

Journal articles

Conference proceedings papers

  • Jones G, Jacques R, Thompson J, Woods H, Ledger W, Alazzam M, Radley S & Tidy J (2013) IMPACT OF TRIPLE INCISION VULVECTOMY ON QUALITY OF LIFE AND PELVIC FLOOR OUTCOMES IN WOMEN WITH VULVAL CANCER. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER, Vol. 23(8) RIS download Bibtex download

Theses / Dissertations

  • Thompson J (2009) The Psychosocial Impact of Breast Cancer for Patients and Partners Approaching Discharge from Routine Hospital Follow-up. RIS download Bibtex download
Teaching activities
  • Co-Director of Phase 2a/b.
  • Medical Education and curricular development.
  • Enhanced support for students experiencing difficulty.
  • Theme lead for Student Selected Components for the MBChB.
  • Social Accountability and medical students.
  • Communication and Consultations Skills.
  • Psychosocial impact of illness (Community Attachment Scheme).
  • Widening participation in Medical Education.