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Professor Ged Byrne

Professor Ged Byrne


Professor of Medical Education

Role                        

Lead for Universities Medical Assessment Partnership
Hospital Dean for Clinical Studies
Senior Lecturer in Surgical Oncology
Honorary Consultant Surgeon

Qualifications

Institution

Dates

Qualification

University of Manchester

November 2000

MD

Joint Committee for Intercollegiate Examinations

Glasgow Sept 1999

FRCS (gen surg)

Royal College of Surgeons (Edin.)

November 1994

FRCS (Ed)

Victoria University of Manchester

1984-1989

MB ChB. (1989):

External examinerships

Peninsula University  Program Examiner 2006-2009
Sheffield University  Year 5 2005-2008
Birmingham University Year 3 2005-2008
Barts and the London                                       Year 1 and 2 2002-2006

Recent Publications

Kirwan CC, McCollum CN, Bundred NJ, Byrne GJ, McDowell G, Temple I, et al. Current UK practice of thromboprophylaxis for breast surgery Br J Surg 2006;93(10):1224-1225.

McDowell G, Temple I, Li C, Kirwan CC, Bundred NJ, McCollum CN, Byrne GJ. Alteration in platelet function in patients with early breast cancer. Anticancer Res 2005;25(6B):3963-6.

Kirwan CC, Nath E, McCollum CN, Byrne GJ. Prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism during treatment of cancer: questionnaire survey. BMJ 2003 13;327(7415):597-8

Owen A, Byrne GJ. Quality of Assessment Practice Must Come First In Discussions over a National Exam: Raising Quality in UK Undergraduate Medical Assessments with The Universities Medical Assessment Partnership: 12th International Ottawa Conference on Clinical Competence: 20-24 May 2006, New York City

Warner J, Owen AC, Byrne GJ, Lovell M. The importance of student research projects and the impact of new COREC guidelines: 12th International Ottawa Conference on Clinical Competence: 20-24 May 2006, New York City.

Kirwan CC, Nath E, Byrne GJ, McCollum CN. Prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism during treatment for cancer: questionnaire survey. BMJ. 2003 Sep 13;327(7415):597-8.

McDowell G, Temple I, Li C, Kirwan CC, Bundred NJ, McCollum CN, Burton IE,
Kumar S, Byrne GJ. Alteration in platelet function in patients with early breast cancer. Anticancer Res. 2005 Nov-Dec;25(6B):3963-6.

Kirwan CC, McCollum CN, Bundred NJ, Byrne GJ. Current UK practice of thromboprophylaxis for breast surgery. Br J Surg. 2006 Oct;93(10):1224-5.

Patiar S, Kirwan CC, McDowell G, Bundred NJ, McCollum CN, Byrne GJ. Prevention of venous thromboembolism in surgical patients with breast cancer. Br J Surg. 2007 Apr;94(4):412-20.

Byrne GJ, Hayden KE, McDowell G, Lang H, Kirwan CC, Tetlow L, Kumar S, Bundred
NJ. Angiogenic characteristics of circulating and tumoural thrombospondin-1 in breast
cancer. Int J Oncol. 2007 Nov;31(5):1127-32.

Recent educational grants and awards

Awarding Institution

Dates

Amount

Purpose

JISC

2005-2007

£197,000

UKCDR (principle applicant)

JISC

2007-2009

£196,000

Development of e-Portfolio services to support lifelong learning  Joint applicant)

NW SHA

From 2007

£1.57 million recurrent annually

Student support

Teaching Quality Enhancement Fund, HEFCE

Sept 2002-Aug 2005

£247,000

UMAP

FDTL-4

Jan 2006

£35000

UMAP

Learning and Teaching Support Network-01

Jan 2003

£2000

UMAP