October 17, 2018 Professor Dr Ian Martin Symonds

Professor Dr Ian Martin Symonds

BMedSci (Hons), BM BS (Nottingham), MMedSci (Clin Ed), DM, FRCOG, FRANZCOG

Dean of Medicine and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 


Areas of Expertise

[email protected]


Involvement in Conference/Symposium/Faculty Development Activities

Publications in Health Professions Education

A comparison of balloon catheters and vaginal prostaglandins for cervical ripening prior to labour induction
M Jones, K Palmer, MM Pathirana, JG Cecatti, OB Moraes Filho, I Symonds
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 226 (1), S256-S257, 2022

Predictors of alcohol use during pregnancy in Australian women
TW Tsang, M Kingsland, E Doherty, AE Anderson, B Tully, K Crooks, I Symonds
Drug and alcohol review 41 (1), 171-181, 2022

Medical student knowledge and critical appraisal of machine learning: a multicentre international cross‐sectional study
C Blacketer, R Parnis, K B Franke, M Wagner, D Wang, Y Tan, I Symonds
Internal medicine journal 51 (9), 1539-1542, 2021

A clinical practice change intervention to improve the provision of antenatal care addressing alcohol consumption by women during pregnancy: a randomised controlled trial
J Wiggers, E Doherty, B Tully, S Ward, I Symonds, C Rissel, C Azzopardi, I Symonds

Practice change intervention to improve antenatal care for alcohol consumption: a randomised stepped wedge controlled trial
E Doherty, M Kingsland, EJ Elliott, B Tully, L Wolfenden, AJ Dunlop, I Symonds
Wiley, 2021

The associations among medical student debt, distress and resilience in the early years of medical school: an international cross-sectional study
S Bacchi, A Asahina, D Wang, M Wagner, M Pisaniello, J French, Y Tan, I Symonds
Australasian Psychiatry 28 (4), 468-469, 2020

Barriers to the implementation of clinical guidelines for maternal alcohol consumption in antenatal services: a survey using the theoretical domains framework
E Doherty, M Kingsland, J Wiggers, AE Anderson, EJ Elliott, I Symonds,
Health Promotion Journal of Australia 31 (1), 133-139, 2020

Implementation strategies to improve preconception and antenatal care for tobacco smoking, alcohol consumption and weight management: a systematic review protocol
E Doherty, M Kingsland, L Wolfenden, J Wiggers, J Dray, J Hollis, I Symonds
Systematic reviews 8 (1), 1-8, 2019

Comparing the effect of STan (cardiotocographic electronic fetal monitoring (CTG) plus analysis of the ST segment of the fetal electrocardiogram) with CTG alone on emergency …
D Turnbull, A Salter, B Simpson, BW Mol, E Chandraharan, A McPhee, I Symonds
Trials 20 (1), 1-10, 2019

Sleep patterns and risky driving behaviors in clinical medical and nursing students
Z Bunjo, LJ Bunjo, S Bacchi, F Donnelly, JN Hudson, I Symonds
Academic psychiatry 43 (5), 555-556, 2019

Developing a practice change initiative to improve care for alcohol consumption in pregnancy
M Kingsland, E Doherty, A Anderson, B Tully, K Crooks, E Elliott, I Symonds
Women and Birth 32, S33, 2019

Essential Obstetrics and Gynaecology E-Book
IM Symonds, S Arulkumaran
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

Cervical ripening-one size may not fit all-cervical ripening using misoprostol versus dinoprostone vaginal insert in very unfavourable primiparous women (CRUMD study): protocol …
A Boulton, G Chong, T Smith, E Best, A Woods, H Murray, I Symonds

Screening for recommended antenatal risk factors: How long does it take?
A Waller, J Bryant, E Cameron, M Galal, I Symonds, R Sanson-Fisher
Women and Birth 31 (6), 489-495, 2018

A practice change intervention to improve antenatal care addressing alcohol consumption by women during pregnancy: research protocol for a randomised stepped-wedge cluster trial
M Kingsland, E Doherty, AE Anderson, K Crooks, B Tully, D Tremain, I Symonds
Implementation Science 13 (1), 1-14, 2018

Low fertility may be a significant determinant of ovarian cancer worldwide: an ecological analysis of cross-sectional data from 182 countries
W You, I Symonds, M Henneberg
Journal of ovarian research 11 (1), 1-9, 2018

A common medical schools curriculum in obstetrics and gynaecology
I Symonds
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 58 (5), 491-493, 2018

Can Australian medical students' predictions of peers' responses assist with gaining reliable results on course evaluations?
S Bacchi, B Guo, S Brown, I Symonds, JN Hudson
Focus on Health Professional Education: A Multi-disciplinary Journal 19 (2), 2018

Screening for recommended antenatal risk factors: how long does it take?
I Symonds, A Waller, 2018

Decreasing birth rate determining worldwide incidence and regional variation of female breast Cancer
W You, I Symonds, FJ Rühli, M Henneberg
Advances in Breast Cancer Research 7 (01), 1-14, 2018

Have we got the selection process right? The validity of selection tools for predicting academic performance in the first year of undergraduate medicine
M Lynagh, B Kelly, G Horton, B Walker, D Powis, M Bore, D Munro, I Symonds
MedEdPublish 6 (1), 42, 2017

G Corrigan, M Dodson, RP Dowsett, K D’Souza, BK Nair, I Symonds,
Examen Clinique et Semiologie: L'essentiel, xii-xiii, 2017

Respective value of the traditional clinical rotation and high fidelity simulation on the acquisition of clinical reasoning skills in medical students–A Randomized Controlled …
S Lovett, J Roche, S Hunter, I Symonds, N Tomlinson, R Gagnon
MedEdPublish 5 (2), 2016