Associate Professor Jill Sewell AM
Associate Professor Jill Sewell is a senior consultant paediatrician in the Centre for Community Child Health and the immediate past Clinical Director of the Children’s Bioethics Centre at the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH). She has over 35 years experience at the RCH as a specialist in developmental and behavioural paediatrics.
Associate Professor Sewell’s interests include clinical bioethics, early childhood development, training in community child health, medical education, safety and quality in health care, medical regulation and accreditation and health service delivery.
She is Chair of the Victorian Clinical Council, and previous President of the Australian Medical Council, the RACP, and the Paediatrics and Child Health Division of the RACP. Associate Professor Sewell was the co-clinical lead of the Victorian Paediatric Clinical Network and has board experience on a number of health organisations. In 2005, she was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to child health.