About Associate Professor Stuart Lane

My research is predominantly based around human experience using phenomenology and interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA). My PhD thesis that developed my use of this methodology and method, illuminated the clinical experiences of medical interns during the open disclosure process. It also explored the utility of high-fidelity simulation to develop critical refection and cognitive resilience

My current research using phenomenology and IPA is focussed on the lived experiences of patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), developing knowledge and theory to optimise patient experience and management, whilst they are in the ICU and beyond. Within the Sydney Medical Program and Nepean Clinical School, I use phenomenology and qualitative analysis to analyse the educational experiences of healthcare students and staff, leading to innovation and implementation of new educational paradigms and curricula

I have implemented the first Intensive Care Unit (ICU) follow-up clinic in NSW,
Within Sydney Medical School, I am part of the team developing the new 2020 curriculum, analysing and implementing the use of programmatic assessment

I have been awarded University and Government awards for my teaching and research2016 Australian Government Citation for outstanding contribution to student learning.
'For creating and fostering an educational environment and culture that enhances learning by motivating students to develop a growth mindset and inspiring collegiate critical reflection.'2014 Sydney Medical School award for academic excellence: Outstanding teaching

Selected publications