Dr Aidan Tan
Conjoint Associate Lecturer

Dr Aidan Tan

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine and Health)
Sydney School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney
2021 – cont.

Master of Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health)
Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney
2020 – 2021

Doctor of Medicine (Distinction), Bachelor of Medical Studies (Distinction)
UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales
2014 – 2019

Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine

Aidan is a clinician, researcher and academic based in Sydney. He is a Paediatric Physician Basic Trainee at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, with a Master of Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health) from The University of Sydney and a passion for evidence-based medicine in neonates, infants and children. He is a PhD candidate at The University of Sydney, with an interest in meta-research and clinical epidemiology. He leads international studies to improve research methods and clinical trials. He is a Conjoint Associate Lecturer at the University of New South Wales and Western Sydney University, with an interest in suicide intervention. He has served as a Telephone Crisis Supporter for suicide prevention services, and teaches suicide intervention for adolescents and young people.

Peer-reviewed publications
1. Lun EWY, Tan AC, Andrews CA, Champion GD. Electrical injury: chronic pain, somatosensory dysfunction, post traumatic stress and movement disorders. Injury. 2022
2. Tan AC, Askie LM, Hunter KE, Barba A, Simes RJ, Seidler AL. Data sharing - trialists’ plans at registration, attitudes, barriers and facilitators: a cohort study and cross-sectional survey. Research Synthesis Methods. 2021; 12(5):641-57.

3. Seidler AL, Aberoumand M, Williams JG, Tan A, Hunter KE, Webster A. The landscape of COVID-19 trials in Australia. The Medical Journal of Australia. 2021; 215(2):58-61.e1.
4. Bojanic T, Tan AC. International representation of authors, editors and research in neurology journals. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2021;21(1):57.
5. Tan AC. On lessons learned in The Gambia. Academic Medicine. 2021; 96(3):348.
6. Pho JNQ, Tan AC, Chaudhary K, Hines S, Ellison C, Isaac V, Lim D. Health and support service needs of individuals with disability from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds: a scoping review protocol. Systematic Reviews. 2021;
7. Tan ZW, Tan AC, Li T, Harris I, Naylor JM, Siebelt M, van Tiel J, Pinheiro M, Harris L, Chamberlain K, Adie S. Has the reporting quality of published randomised controlled trial protocols improved since the SPIRIT statement? A methodological study. BMJ Open. 2020;10(8):e038283.
8. Lawson A, Tan AC, Naylor J, Harris IA.
Is retrospective assessment of health-related quality of life valid? BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2020;21(1):415.
9. Jaaniste T, Noel M, Yee RD, Bang J, Tan AC, Champion GD. W
hy unidimensional pain measurement prevails in the pediatric acute pain context and what multidimensional self-report methods can offer. Children. 2019;6(12):132.
10. Tan AC, Armstrong E, Close J, Harris IA. Data quality audit of a clinical quality registry: a generic framework and case study of the Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry. BMJ Open Quality. 2019;8(3):e000490.
11. Tan AC, Jiang I, Askie L, Hunter K, Simes RJ, Seidler AL. Prevalence of trial registration varies by study characteristics and risk of bias. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2019; 113:64-74.
12. Tan AC, Jaaniste T, Champion D. Chronic widespread pain and fibromyalgia syndrome: life-course risk markers in young people. Pain Research and Management. 2019; 2019:13.
13. Wan JCM, Tan AC, Chaudhuri-Vayalambrone PB-J, Benjamin, McMurran CE. The Modern Medical Student Manual: a book review. Cambridge Medicine Journal. 2017:1-2.

Conjoint Associate Lecturer           
School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales
2020 – cont.

Conjoint Associate Lecturer  
School of Medicine, Western Sydney University
2020 – cont.