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Diah Martina

PhD Candidate
Diah Martina

Research group

Medical care and decision making at the end of life
Diah Martina

Diah Martina is a Ph.D. candidate at Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She completed an internal medicine residency at the Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia in 2016 and was appointed as a faculty staff at the same university, particularly under the Division of Psychosomatic and Palliative Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine. In 2017 she was granted Palliative Care Fellowship Award by the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) in one of the ESMO designated cancer centers – Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, University Medical Center Rotterdam. In the same year, she became the first Indonesian recipient of an International Development and Education Award in Palliative Care (IDEA-PC) from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). She had an observatory fellowship in Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts, a principal teaching affiliation of Harvard Medical School and received a long-term mentorship from one of its palliative care leaders. In 2018 she was granted the Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education Scholarship to support her Ph.D. program in Erasmus MC, under the topic of advance care planning in Asia, particularly in Indonesia. Her research interest is mainly on advance care planning, palliative care, communication, cultural adaptation, and capacity building. While doing her doctoral study program, Diah joined the Asian Delphi Taskforce to study advance care planning with international researchers across the globe, e.g. Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and China. She was also invited to serve as a council member of Asia Pacific Regional Council for ASCO on behalf of Indonesia to help improve cancer care including palliative care in Asia Pacific region. Recently, she joined a working group together with Asian leaders to help developed ASCO Leadership Development Program for Asian young leaders in oncology.

CV Curriculum Vitae

Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam
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  1. 2018: International PhD Scholarship Recipient of Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (160,000 EUR) by Ministry of Finance, Republic of Indonesia, https://www.lpdp.kemenkeu.go.id/in/page/beasiswa-reguler
  2. 2018: Delphi study of advance care planning in Asia (Task force member) with Collaborating countries: Indonesia, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore
  3. 2017: International Development and Education Award in Palliative Care (IDEA-PC) by American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
    https://www.asco.org/research-guidelines/grants-awards/funding-opportunities/international-development-and-education-award
  4. 2017: APHN Bursary Recipient for the 12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2017 in Singapore (1,100 SGD) by Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN), https://aphn.org/aphn-bursary-aphc-2017/
  5. 2017: Accommodation Award Recipient for 12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2017 in Singapore by Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN), https://aphn.org/free-accommodation-aphc-2017-delegates-2/
  6. International Palliative Care Workshop (IPCW) Host (Jakarta), by American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), https://connection.asco.org/magazine/asco-international/interview-ipcw-indonesia-faculty-video
  7. 2016:ESMO Palliative Care Fellowship Awards (2,500 EUR) by European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), https://www.esmo.org/career-development/oncology-fellowships/fellowship-offers/palliative-care
  1. Hosting Monthly Palliative Care Webinar attended by academic and public hospitals in IndonesiaSince 2017. Collaborating faculties: Prof. Janet L. Abrahm, MD, FACP, FAAHPM and Barbara Anne Reville, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN (Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, United States)
  2. Advance Care Planning Lecture Session (120 minutes)In 2021Organizer: Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, IndonesiaAttended by master students
  3. Public Education on Hypertension (120 minutes)In 2018Organizer: Embassy of Republic of Indonesia in the Netherlands, den HaagAttended: Indonesians in the Netherlands

 

  1. Asia Pacific Regional Council Member  of American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO): a group of distinguished oncology leaders from countries in the Asia Pacific region who advises ASCO on the needs of members in the region and facilitate and encourages member involvement in ASCO’s global activities (since 2019 up to current)
  2. Working Group on Leadership Development Program (LDP) for Asia Pacific, of American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) : invited member of the Asia-Pacific regional council to help ASCO develop a program concept for leadership development in Asia-Pacific (since 2019 up to current)
  3. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Featured Voice 2019 for ASCO inaugural Breakthrough Summit in Bangkok, Thailand: invited to act as American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) “Featured Voices” to share insights during the meeting on social media—primarily Twitter to encourages online discussion and helps to ensure that the meeting’s social media feeds include unbiased, reliable, and varied perspectives on meeting presentations and research

 

Publications list

Most relevant publications

Advance care planning in Asia: A systematic narrative review of healthcare professionals’ knowledge, attitude, and experience

Diah Martina, Cheng-Pei Lin, Martina S. Kristanti, Wichor M. Bramer, MasanoriMori, Ida J. Korfage, Agnes van der Heide, Carin C. D. van der Rijt, Judith A.C. Rietjens

Journal of the American Medical Directors Association

Advance care planning in Asian culture

Shao-Yi Cheng, Cheng-Pei Lin, Helen Yue-lai Chan, Diah Martina, Masanori Mori, Sun-Hyun Kim, Raymond Ng

Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

Taipei declaration on advance care planning: A cultural adaptation of end-of-life care discussion

Cheng-Pei Lin, Shao-Yi Cheng, Masanori Mori, Sang-Yeon Suh, Helen Yue-Lai Chan, Diah Martina, et al.

Journal of Palliative Medicine

Development and challenges of palliative care in Indonesia: role of psychosomatic medicine

Rudi Putranto, Endjad Mudjaddid, Hamzah Shatri, Mizanul Adli, Diah Martina

BioPsychoSocial Medicine

 

  1. 2017: Observatory Visit in the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, United States of America; Supervisor: Prof. Janet L. Abrahm, MD, PhD, FACP, FAAHPM; Funding: American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  2. 2017: Palliative Care Observation Fellowship in the Department of Medical Oncology (ESMO Accredited Designated Centre), Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, University Medical Center Rotterdam Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Supervisor: Prof. Carin C.D. van der Rijt, MD, PhD; Funding: European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  3. 2017: Observatory Visit in Laurens Cadenza Zuid Hospice, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Supervisor: Jet van Esch, MD; Funding: European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  4. 2010-2016: Specialist (Internal Medicine); Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia; Department of Internal Medicine; Thesis title: The Profile of Unmet Palliative Care Needs and Quality of Life of Patients Living with Cancer in Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia; Supervisors: Rudi Putranto, MD, MPH; Hamzah Shatri, MD, MEpid; Andhika Rachman, MD, PhD
  5. 2007-2009: Profession (Medical Doctor); Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia
  6. 2003-2007: Bachelor (Bachelor of Medicine) Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia

 

Revisiting palliative care in Indonesia: how far are we? ASCO Connection Magazine, October 2017; https://connection.asco.org/magazine/asco-international/revisiting-palliative-care-indonesia-how-far-are-we

ASCO Connection: Revisiting Palliative Care in Indonesia: How Far Are We?

ASCO Connection is a forum for the exchange of views on topical issues in the field of oncology. Dr. Diah Martina shares her experience delivering palliative care to patients with cancer in Indonesia