Paul McGurgan

Associate Professor, MBChB BAO BA Trinity(Dub.), MRCOG, MRCPI, FRANZCOG

  • The University of Western Australia (M550), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 420 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
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Personal profile

Roles and responsibilities

medical education, safety and quality in healthcare

Future research

endometrial ablation, medical education

Funding overview

B.S.G.E. Travelling Scholarship 2003 £1000
Astra-Zeneca PLC Clinical Trials Grant 1999-2000£5000
Upjohn Pharmacia PLC Travel Award 1999 £2000
Karl Storz Research Scholarship 1998-1999 £72000

Previous positions

Under Graduate Training
1989-95: Faculty of Medicine, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland

Post-Graduate Training

Post U.K. CCT:
Feb 06-Jan. 07

Sen. Registrar Dr.’s S. Harding and J. Overton, K.E.M.H, Perth, W. Australia.

U.K. South West Region Specialist Registrar Rotation
November 2004-5:
Senior Registrar to Mr. Vyas and Mr. McLeod, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK.
November-October 2003-4:
Senior Registrar, King Edward’s Memorial Hospital, Perth, W. Australia.
November-November 2002-3:
Specialist Registrar to Mr. S. Vyas and Mr. McLeod, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK.
November-November 2001-2:
Specialist Registrar to Mr. Swingler and Mr. Mahendran, Gloucester Royal Hospital, UK.
November-November 2000-1:
Specialist Registrar to Mr. Niven and Mr. Mills, St. Michael’s Hospital, Bristol, UK.

October 1998-October 2000:

Karl Storz Fellow to Prof. P. O’Donovan, Bradford Royal Infirmary, UK.
Elective Training
July-December 1997:
Neonatology S.H.O. Coombe Women’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

Basic Training O&G - S.H.O.
August-October 1998:
Gynaecology S.H.O. to Prof. Lord Winston, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK.
January- July 1998:
“Acting Up” Registrar, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
January- June 1997:
Gynaecology S.H.O. to Dr. Curtain, Cons. Gynae-oncologist, South Infirmary/ Victoria Hospitals, Cork, Ireland.
July- December 1996:
Obstetric S.H.O. to Dr.`s Crowley, Fitzpatrick, Murray and McGuinness,
Coombe Women`s Hospital, Dublin,

Pre-registration Training
July-July 1995-6: Gen. Surgical- Prof. Keane
Medical /Neuro- Prof. O’Neill and Dr. Murphy M.A.N.C.H. Hospitals, Dublin, Ireland


Endometrial polyps, simulation training, medical education


  • Endometrial ablation
  • Endometrial polyps and dysfunctional uterine bleeding
  • Simulation training in obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Professionalism in medical education
  • Patient safety (obstetrics and gynaecology)

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Research Output 1995 2019

  • 420 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 24 Article
  • 5 Letter
  • 5 Review article

Medical students’ opinions on professional behaviours: The Professionalism of Medical Students’ (PoMS) study

McGurgan, P., Calvert, K. L., Narula, K., Celenza, A., Nathan, E. A. & Jorm, C., 18 Nov 2019, In : Medical Teacher.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

medical student
New Zealand
demographic factors
health professionals
3 Citations (Scopus)

Endometrial resection and global ablation in the normal uterus

Leathersich, S. J. & McGurgan, P. M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Best Practice and Research: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 46, p. 84-98 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endometrial Ablation Techniques

Novel simulation workshop improves performance in vacuum delivery

Calvert, K., Epee, M., Karzub, A., Neppe, C., Allen, M., Hughes, W., McGurgan, P. M., King, R., Maouris, A., Doherty, D. A. & Maouris, P., 2016, In : Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 6, 8, p. 439-444 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
222 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Medical Students
10 Citations (Scopus)

Complications of hysteroscopy and how to avoid them

Mcgurgan, P. & Mcilwaine, P., 2015, In : BEST PRACTICE & RESEARCH IN CLINICAL OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY. 29, p. 982–993

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle