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FMLM International Conference 2022
International Healthcare Leadership Conference 2022
Online | 9-10 November

Kirsty Forrest

Dean of Medicine
Bond University

Professor Kirsty Forrest

Dean of Medicine, Professor of Medical Education
Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Australia
Consultant Anaesthetist, Gold Coast Hospital Health Service

Additional Educational and Leadership role/s

Executive Member and Treasurer of the Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand (MDANZ) and Chair of the Medical Education Collaborative Committee.
Member of the Education, Development and Evaluation (EDEC) Committee, Member of the Research committee, and a lead facilitator for the educator program of Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA).
Chair of the Medical Education special interest group of ANZCA.

An accomplished medical education leader, teacher, researcher and clinician with proven strengths and skills acquired during a career in the United Kingdom and Australia. Kirsty has been involved in medical education for over 20 years, and her research has been translated through co-authoring and editing several best-selling medical textbooks including ‘Understanding Medical Education: Evidence, Theory and Practice’ and ‘Healthcare Simulation at a Glance’. Kirsty’s passion for medical education extends beyond the undergraduate forum into the graduate forum through her roles and her clinical research areas include medical leadership and patient safety.

More recently with her roles at MDANZ and ANZCA, strategic initiatives have included looking to those thorny issues of rural workforce health care development and how policies and standards can drive the improvement in healthcare education.



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