Dr Yvonne Finn

MB, BCh, BAO, BSC, MSc (Health Sc) MRCPI

Contact Details

Lecturer in Clinical Skills and Clinical Methods
Clinical Science Institute
T: +353 91 493857
E: yvonne.finn@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher
 

Biography

Dr Yvonne Finn has extensive experience in both undergraduate and post-graduate medical education. Her roles include many years of experience in leading and working closely with colleagues in the School of Medicine in curricular development, assessments and teaching of clinical skills. 
More recently she is Vice-Dean for Internationalisation in the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at NUI Galway and leads on internationalisation activities, such as international student electives, cultural competence training for staff and setting up new international partnerships.
Dr Finn's main focus of research is health literacy and she is currently collaborating with other researchers in health literacy research.  

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2018) 'Health Literacy, Health Service Delivery and Health Outcomes: Current Understanding and Future Directions'
Y.F. Finn (2018) 'Health Literacy, Health Service Delivery and Health Outcomes: Current Understanding and Future Directions'. Irish Medical Journal, 111 (8) [Details]
(2018) 'The Opportunities for Medical Education Internationalisation in the Republic of Ireland'
Finn, Y (2018) 'The Opportunities for Medical Education Internationalisation in the Republic of Ireland'. Ir Med J, 111 (6):782-782 [Details]
(2017) 'Health literacy in women at risk of Gestational Diabetes'
Finn, YF, Carmody L, Dunne F (2017) 'Health literacy in women at risk of Gestational Diabetes'. Diabetic Medicine, 34 (S.1):165-166 [Details]
(2015) 'Exploration of a possible relationship between examiner stringency and personality factors in clinical assessments: a pilot study'
Finn Y, Cantillon P;Flaherty G (2015) 'Exploration of a possible relationship between examiner stringency and personality factors in clinical assessments: a pilot study'. BMC Medical Education, 14 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Health Literacy among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes attending an Ambulatory Diabetes Service in Ireland'
Yvonne Finn, Siti S Mohd Farudz, Muhammad A Mad Dan (2015) 'Health Literacy among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes attending an Ambulatory Diabetes Service in Ireland'. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 39 (6):542-542 [Details]
(2014) 'Positive changes in the medical educational environment following introduction of a new systems-based curriculum: DREEM or reality? Curricular change and the Environment'
Finn, Y,Avalos, G,Dunne, F (2014) 'Positive changes in the medical educational environment following introduction of a new systems-based curriculum: DREEM or reality? Curricular change and the Environment'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, 183 :253-258 [DOI] [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2015) Resource booklet for defining Target Populations in Community-based Research in the Republic of Ireland.
Leong A & Finn Y (2015) Resource booklet for defining Target Populations in Community-based Research in the Republic of Ireland. Ireland: Institute of Public Health. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2016) 35th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference
Tierney, M., Magdalinski. T., Meskell, P., Hunter, A., Burke, E., Carroll, C., Hills, C., Schmidt-Felzmann, H, Campbell, L., Geoghegan, R., Finn, Y., Power, M., & Casey, D. (2016) Impact of an online interprofessional education programme on the attitudes and perceptions of health and social care students 35th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference , 02-MAR-16 - 03-MAR-16 [Details]
(2015) 16th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference
Carroll, C., Hills, C., Casey, D., Campbell, L., Felzmann, H., Meskell, P., McDarby, G., Power, M., Burke, E., Hunter, A., Finn, Y., Geoghegan, R., Seedhouse, D., Boland. J., & Tierney, M., (2015) What are the elements that supported healthcare students learning during an online program? An evaluation of a pilot online inter-professional project at NUI Galway 16th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference Dublin, Ireland, , 04-NOV-15 - 05-NOV-15 [Details]
(2015) Health and Social Care Interprofessional Learning Conference 2015
Felzmann, H., Tierney, M., Campbell, L., Finn, Y., Hills, C., Carroll, C., Hunter, A., Meskell, P., Geoghegan, R., McDarby, G., Power, M., Burke, E., Boland, J., & Casey, D. (2015) Evaluating an online, values-based decision-making interprofessional learning programme in pre-registration health and social care students Health and Social Care Interprofessional Learning Conference 2015 Dublin, Ireland, , 06-OCT-15 [Details]
(2015) CELT Symposium in Higher Education 'Getting Real about Virtual Learning'
Casey, D., Campbell, L., Finn, Y., Hills, C., Carroll, C., Hunter, A., Meskell, M., Geoghegan, R., McDarby, G., Power, M., Burke, E., Boland, J., Tierney, M., Seedhouse, D., & Schmidt-Felzmann, H. (2015) Students' experiences of using values based digital technology to enhance inter-professional education CELT Symposium in Higher Education 'Getting Real about Virtual Learning' Galway, Ireland, , 19-JUN-15 [Details]
(2015) 16th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference
Carroll, C., Hills, C., Casey, D., Schmidt-Felzmann, H., Campbell, L., Geoghegan, R., Finn, Y., Hunter, A., Burke, E., Power, M., McDarby, G., Meskell, P., Seedhouse, D., Boland, J., & Tierney, M. (2015) Healthcare students' views on collaboration: An evaluation of a pilot online inter-professional project at NUI Galway 16th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference Dublin, Ireland, , 04-NOV-15 - 05-NOV-15 [Details]
(2015) EuroSoTL-Bridging Boundaries through the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning
Casey, D., Campbell, L., Finn, Y., Hills, C., Carroll, C., Hunter, A., Meskell, M., Geoghegan, R., McDarby, G., Power, M., Burke, E., Boland, J., Tierney, M., Seedhouse, D., & Schmidt-Felzmann, H. (2015) Students experiences of using values based digital technology to enhance inter-professional education EuroSoTL-Bridging Boundaries through the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Cork, Ireland, , 08-JUN-15 - 09-JUN-15 [Details]
(2015) Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference TCD
Hills, C., Carroll, C., Casey, D., Campbell, L., Felzmann, H., Meskell, P., McDarby, G., Power, M., Burke, E., Hunter, A., Finn, Y., Geoghegan, R., Seedhouse, D., Boland. J., Tierney, M., (2015) Healthcare students’ views on collaboration: An evaluation of a pilot online inter-professional project at NUI Galway Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference TCD [Details]
(2015) Health Interdisciplinary Research Conference
Clare Carroll, Caroline Hills, Dympna Casey, Louise Campbell, Heike Felzmann, Pauline Meskell, Geraldine McDarby, Martin Power, Eimear Burke, Andrew Hunter, Yvonne Finn, Rosemary Geoghegan, David Seedhouse, Josephine Boland and Marie Tierney (2015) What are the elements that supported healthcare students learning during an online program? An evaluation of a pilot online inter-professional project at NUI Galway Health Interdisciplinary Research Conference Trinity College Dublin, [Details]
(2015) European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning
Casey, D., Campbell, L., Finn, Y., Hills, C. , Carroll, C., Hunter, A., Meskell, P. Geoghegan, R., McDarby, G., Power, M., Burke, E., Boland, J., Tierney, M., Seedhouse, D.and Schmidt-Felzmann, H. (2015) Student experiences of using values-based digital technology to enhance and evaluate inter-professional education (IPE) European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Cork, , 08-JUN-15 - 08-JUN-15 [Details]
(2015) Ed Tech2015: 16th Educational Technology Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association
Casey, D., Campbell, L., Felzmann, H., Hills, C. Burke, E., Power, M., Finn, Y., Geoghegan, R. Meskell, P., McDarby, G., Hunter, A., Seedhouse, D, Carroll, C, Boland, J., Magdalinski, T & Tierney, M. (2015) Evaluating the use of values-based digital technology to facilitate inter-professional education (IPE) Ed Tech2015: 16th Educational Technology Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association University of Limerick, Ireland, , 28-MAY-15 - 29-MAY-15 [Details]
(2014) AMEE Ottawa Conference
Boland J, Geohegan R, Finn Y, HayesP (2014) Blueprinting Assessment to Enhance Constructive Alignment AMEE Ottawa Conference [Details]
(2014) 12th Canadian Conference in Medical Education
Geoghegan R, Hayes P, Finn Y, Boland J (2014) Blueprinting Assessment to Enhance Constructive Alignment 12th Canadian Conference in Medical Education Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, , 25-APR-14 - 29-APR-14 [Details]
(2014) Creating Supportive Learning Environments, Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) Annual Scientific Conference
Kelly ME, Connolly CM, Mac Liathain C, Neary S, Ó Flartharta T, Nicholson L, Lally S, Finn Y, Hynes A, Ashe D, Hamilton H, Flaherty G (2014) Widening access to medicine- a community outreach pilot programme . In: INMED Book of Abstracts eds. Creating Supportive Learning Environments, Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) Annual Scientific Conference Belfast, UK, , 19-FEB-14 - 21-FEB-14 , pp.No 30-No 30 [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2006) 'Guide to diagnosis and management of GORD'
Finn, Yvonne (2006) 'Guide to diagnosis and management of GORD' Forum, 23 :41-42. [Details]
(2017) 'Single best answer (SBA) questions in clinical medicine'
Finn, Yvonne (2017) 'Single best answer (SBA) questions in clinical medicine' Hospital Doctor of Ireland, 23 (6) . [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2017) Diabetes U.K. Professional Conference,
Finn Y; Carmody L; Dunne F (2017) Health Literacy in Women at risk of Gestational Diabetes. [Poster Presentation], Diabetes U.K. Professional Conference, Manchester , 08-MAR-17 - 10-MAR-17. [Details]
(2017) Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) annual scientific meeting,
Finn Y, Devitt D (2017) Designing a logbook for final year medical students to promote preparedness for practice and professionalism. [Oral Presentation], Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) annual scientific meeting, Dublin , 28-FEB-17 - 01-MAR-17. [Details]
(2016) West of Ireland Integrated Diabetes Care conference,
Finn Y, Carmody L, Dunne F (2016) Health Literacy in Women at risk of Gestational Diabetes attending University Hospital Galway. [Poster Presentation], West of Ireland Integrated Diabetes Care conference, Galway , 07-OCT-16 - 08-OCT-16. [Details]
(2015) The 15th Educational Technology Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association,
Dympna Casey (NUIG), Louise Campbell, Heike Felzmann, Caroline Hills, Eimear Burke, Martin Power, Yvonne Finn, Rosemary Geoghegan, Pauline Meskell, Geraldine McDarby (UIG), Andrew Hunter (NUIG), David Seedhouse (CEO Values Exchange System), Clare Carroll (NUIG), Josephine Boland, Tara Magdalinski (University College Dublin), Marie Tierney (NUIG) (2015) Evaluating the use of values-based digital technology to facilitate inter-professional education (IPE). [Poster Presentation (Refereed)], The 15th Educational Technology Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, University of Limerick , 28-MAY-15 - 29-MAY-15. [Details]
(2015) Institute of Public Health annual conference,
Mohd Farudz SS, Mad Dan MA & Finn Y (2015) Health Literacy levels in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes attending the Diabetes Ambulatory Services at Galway University Hospital. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Institute of Public Health annual conference, Dublin, Ireland , 13-OCT-15. [Details]
(2014) Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) Annual Scientific Meeting,
Kelly ME, Connolly CM, Mac Liathain C, Neary S, Ó Flartharta T, Nicholson L, Lally S, Finn Y, Hynes A, Ashe D, Hamilton H, Flaherty G (2014) Widening access to medicine- a community outreach pilot programme. [International Refereed Conference], Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) Annual Scientific Meeting, Belfast, UK , 19-FEB-14 - 21-FEB-14. [Details]
(2012) West of Ireland Diabetes Integrated Care conference,
Treacy T, Loughlin E, Finn Y (2012) idenfitication of persons at high risk of type 2 Diabetes in a rural community in the West of Ireland. [Poster Presentation], West of Ireland Diabetes Integrated Care conference, Galway , 12-OCT-12. [Details]
(2011) Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) annual scientific meeting,
Finn Y, Flaherty G (2011) Inter-examiner Variability in Undergraduate Clinical Assessment: Examiner Stringency and possible Correlations. [Oral Presentation], Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) annual scientific meeting, Dublin, Ireland , 12-FEB-11. [Details]
(2010) NUI Galway Campus Engage International Conference, Dublin , 05-JUN-08 - 05-JUN-08,
Lyons, R., McMenamin, R., Dinneen, S., Finn, Y. (2010) The community as a learning environment: engaging with people with communication disability through a pilot interdisciplinary service learning experience. [Oral Presentation], NUI Galway Campus Engage International Conference, Dublin , 05-JUN-08 - 05-JUN-08, Dublin , 05-JUN-10. [Details]
(2010) Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) annual scientific meeting,
Finn Y, Avalos A, Dunne F (2010) Positive changes in the Medical Educational Environment following introduction of a new System-based Curriculum: DREEM or REALITY?. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) annual scientific meeting, Galway , 15-FEB-10. [Details]

Invited papers

  Year Publication
(2015) NUIG 2015, CELT Symposium in Higher Education.
Casey, D. Campbell, L. Finn, Y. Hills, C. Carroll, C. Hunter, A. Meskell, M. Geoghegan, R. McDarby, G. Power, M. Burke, E. Boland, J. Tierney, M. Seedhouse, D. and Schmidt-Felzmann, H. (2015) NUIG 2015, CELT Symposium in Higher Education. Invited papers [Details]

Other Item

  Year Publication
(2010) Positive changes in the Medical Educational Environment following Introduction. Irish Network of Medical Educators Conference.
Finn, Y. (2010) Positive changes in the Medical Educational Environment following Introduction. Irish Network of Medical Educators Conference. Other Item [Details]
(2010) Medical Curricular change at NUIG: a new Systems-based approach. CELT Symposium on creativity in Teaching & Learning.
Finn, Y. (2010) Medical Curricular change at NUIG: a new Systems-based approach. CELT Symposium on creativity in Teaching & Learning. Other Item [Details]
(2007) Glaabladder Motility Study. American Gastroenterology Assocation Conference.
Finn, Y. (2007) Glaabladder Motility Study. American Gastroenterology Assocation Conference. Other Item [Details]
(2006) Guide to diagnosis and management of GORD. Forum.
Finn, Y. (2006) Guide to diagnosis and management of GORD. Forum. Other Item [Details]

Video recording / TV

  Year Publication
(2016) Using values-based technology to enhance and evaluate inter-professional education (IPE).
Casey, D., Campbell, L., Hunter, A., McDarby, G., Cusack, T., Finn, Y., Hills, C., Carroll, C., Meskell, M., Geoghegan, R., Power, M., Burke, E., Boland, J., Tierney, M., & Schmidt-Felzmann, H., & Magdalinski, T. (2016) Using values-based technology to enhance and evaluate inter-professional education (IPE). Video recording / TV [Details]
(2016) Using values-based technology to enhance and evaluate inter-professional education (IPE).
Casey, D., Campbell, L., Hunter, A., McDarby, G., Cusack, T., Finn, Y., Hills, C., Carroll, C., Meskell, M., Geoghegan, R., Power, M., Burke, E., Boland, J., Tierney, M., & Schmidt-Felzmann, H., & Magdalinski, T. (2016) Using values-based technology to enhance and evaluate inter-professional education (IPE). Video recording / TV [Details]
(2015) Using values-based digital technology to enhance and evaluate inter-professional education (IPE).
Kelleher, C., Seedhouse, D., Hunter, A., Casey, D., McDarby, G., Cusack, T., Campbell, L., Finn, Y., Hills, C., Carroll, C., Meskell, M., Geoghegan, R., Power, M., Burke, E., Boland, J., Tierney, M., & Schmidt-Felzmann, H. (2015) Using values-based digital technology to enhance and evaluate inter-professional education (IPE). Video recording / TV [Details]