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Dr. Jennifer Conlan
Assistant Prof - Clinical Medical Educat, Surgery ¿ Tallaght
Assistant Prof - Clinical Medical Educat, School Office - Medicine

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Clare Whelan, Lylas Aljohmani, Jennifer Conlan, Clinical Teachers Perceptions of Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Environment, Irish Network of Healthcare Educators (INHED), University of Limerick, 23rd-25th March 2022, 2022 Oral Presentation, 2022

Jennifer Conlan et al., The design and development of an online educational resource for clinical teachers, Irish Network of Healthcare Educators (INHED), University of Limerick, 23rd-25th March 2022, 2022 Oral Presentation, 2022

Jennifer Conlan, Olive Killoury, The Relationship between Medical Student Logbook and Clinical Examination Performance, INMED 2018, University College Cork, 8th February 2018, 2018 Poster, 2018

Research Expertise


  • Title
    • The Use of Virtual Reality in Undergraduate Medical Students' Clinical Skills Training
  • Summary
    • The aim of this project is to conduct a pilot study on the use of Virtual Reality (VR) in clinical skills training of undergraduate medical students. The study will investigate the use of VR primary assessment scenarios developed by Oxford Medical Simulation. Third medical year students will be recruited with questionnaires and focus groups being used to assess the user acceptability and feasibility of using VR in undergraduate medical training. The study will also compare mannequin-based and VR simulation in primary assessment training.
  • Funding Agency
    • Faculty of Health Science's Dean's Award for Innovation in Teaching
  • Date From
    • May 2022
  • Date To
    • July 2023


Medical Education/Workplace Learning



Communications Officer - Online Learning Education Committee, School of Medicine April 2021

Awards and Honours

Undergraduate Achievement Award from the Physiological Society of London 2002

Ussher Postgraduate Award from Trinity College Dublin 2002

Postgraduate Award from the Irish Research Council of Science, Engineering, and Technology 2002

INMED Research in Medical Educarion (RIME) award 2018

ESME Certificate in Medical Education 2018

Special Purpose Certificate in Higher Education Pending


General Register of the Irish Medical Council 371326 2010 – 2022

Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) - Membership Number 111476 8/3/2022 – 7/3/2022

RCPI CPD Scheme ID 34264 - – 2022

Academy of Medical Educators (AoME), MAcadMEd 27th April 2022