Keynote Speakers

Professor Lynn Gillam AM

Profesor Gillam is an experienced clinical ethicist, originally trained in philosophy (MA, 1988, Oxon) and bioethics (PhD, Monash, 2000).  Lynn is the Academic Director of the Children’s Bioethics Centre at the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne (RCH). She is also Professor in Health Ethics at the University of Melbourne, in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health.

Lynn works in clinical ethics case consultation at RCH, and has been involved in over 200 ethics consultation since 2005. At RCH she also provides policy advice and leads research into a range of issues in paediatric clinical ethics – including end of life decision-making, management of differences of sex development, information-giving to children, and parental refusal of treatment. In 2018, Lynn was awarded the RCH Chairman’s Medal, in recognition of this work.

At the University, Lynn teaches ethics in the university’s MD course, and supervises research students in ethics and qualitative health research. She is also the Chair of the University’s Central Human Research Ethics Committee. In 2019, Lynn was made a Member of the Order of Australia for service to medical education in the field of bioethics.

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Scheduled
Tuesday 5th May

Paediatrics & Child Health Division (PCHD)

11:45am - 1:15pm

Ethics

This session will be led by Professor Lynn Gillam AM who will explore the ethics within a complex clinical case.

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Professor Harriet Hiscock Consultant paediatrician and National Health and Medical Research Council Practitioner Fellow VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Susie Gibb Paediatrician and Medical Lead of the Complex Care Hub, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne VIEW PROFILE
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Dr David Burgner Group Leader and Principal Research Fellow at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and a paediatric infectious diseases physician at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Judy Savige Professor at the University of Melbourne and Foundation Professor of Medicine at Northern Health VIEW PROFILE
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Professor John Christodoulou Chair Genomic Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Co-Leader of the Brain and Mitochondrial Research Group, Director of the Genetics Research Theme, at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Catherine Crock AM – Keynote speaker Professor Crock is not only a doctor at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, she is a music and theatrical producer, a humanitarian, a mother and a strong advocate for culture change in healthcare. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Jeremy Lewin Dr Jeremy Lewin is the Medical Director of ONTrac at Peter Mac Victorian Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Service. VIEW PROFILE
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Ms Evelyn Culnane Evelyn leads Transition to Adult Care at the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Melbourne VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Louise Baur AM – Howard Williams Medal Professor and Head of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Sydney Head of Children’s Hospital Westmead Clinical School VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Anthony Capon – Redfern Oration Director, Monash University Sustainable Development Unit Monash University VIEW PROFILE
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Associate Professor Adam Scheinberg - George Burniston Oration Statewide Medical Director of the Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service (VPRS), and Head of Department Paediatric Rehabilitation at the Royal Children’s Hospital VIEW PROFILE
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