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Kirsty Forrest

Professor & Dean of Medicine

Level 3, Building 5, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University

Professional biography

Professor Kirsty Forrest is Dean of Medicine at Bond University and Treasurer of the Executive Committee of Medical Deans¬†Australia and New Zealand (MDANZ). Kirsty is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Gold Coast University Hospital and a Fellow of¬†the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA). She is a member of the Education, Development¬†and Evaluation Committee and a lead facilitator for the educator program of ANZCA. Her research focus is Medical Education¬†and she is co-author and editor of several best-selling medical textbooks including ‚ÄėUnderstanding Medical Education:¬†Evidence, Theory and Practice‚Äô and ‚ÄėHealthcare Simulation at a Glance‚Äô. Professor Forrest is Chair of the Medical¬†Education Collaboration Committee (MECC) of MDANZ. Prior to joining Bond as Dean of Medicine, Professor Forrest was¬†Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching, and Professor of Health and Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine and Health¬†Sciences, Macquarie University.