Oscar Lyons

Oscar Lyons
University of Oxford | OX · Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
I'm a medical doctor, researcher and educator with a focus on leadership development in healthcare. My recent work has focused in particular on improving evaluation of leadership development, so that we can keep improving programmes.

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Background: Biomedical scientists have become de facto leaders for their research teams. Theories of expert leadership suggest that the specialist knowledge and credibility these researcher-leaders bring to their roles can lead to improved performance. Formal leadership development for biomedical researchers remains uncommon, and it is unclear whe...
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Background Most evaluations of clinical leadership development programmes rely on self-assessments. Self-assessments are vulnerable to response-shift bias. Using retrospective then-tests may help to avoid this bias. In this study, we investigate whether post-programme then-tests (retrospective self-assessments) are more sensitive to change in clini...
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Objective To implement and evaluate the use of the conflict management framework (CMF) in four tertiary UK paediatric services. Design Mixed methods multisite evaluation including prospective pre and post intervention collection of conflict data alongside semistructured interviews. Setting Eight inpatient or day care wards across four tertiary UK...
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Importance The COVID-19 pandemic is the greatest global test of health leadership of our generation. There is an urgent need to provide guidance for leaders at all levels during the unprecedented preresolution recovery stage. Objective To create an evidence- and expertise-informed framework of leadership imperatives to serve as a resource to guide...
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Health systems invest significant resources in leadership development for physicians and other health professionals. Competent leadership is considered vital for maintaining and improving quality and patient safety. We carried out this systematic review to synthesise new empirical evidence regarding medical leadership development programme factors...
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Background Leadership is a core competency of doctors. However, specific learning outcomes for leadership are often not well defined in medical school curricula. This article uses New Zealand (NZ) and Australian medical school curricula as a case example for conducting a needs analysis of leadership learning outcomes. Aims To identify which elemen...
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Background Leadership is a core competency of medical professionals, including junior doctors.In junior doctor representative committees at Oxford University Hospitals (OUH): • Motivation for engagement has historically dropped throughout the year • There is a perceived lack of formal leadership development opportunities available • There is an ap...
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Introduction/background Leadership is a core competency of doctors. However, specific learning outcomes for leadership are not well defined in medical school curricula in New Zealand and Australia. Aim • Define learning outcomes (LOs) for leadership in pre–qualification medical curricula • Evaluate the extent to which Australian Medical Council (...
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Background The Future Leaders Programme (FLP) was a leadership and organisational change training programme for newly appointed consultants at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH). It aimed to equip new consultants with skills, knowledge and experience to lead sustainable change, and was centred around quality improvement proj...
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Why we need to develop leadership training much earlier in medical careers.
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Background: Leadership is increasingly being recognised as an essential requirement for doctors. Many medical schools are in the process of developing formal leadership training programmes, but it remains to be elucidated what characteristics make such programmes effective, and to what extent current programmes are effective, beyond merely positiv...

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