SHMRC2016: Judge Announcement #3

SHMRC2016: Judge Announcement #3

Dear Researchers and Research Enthusiasts,
Hope that the new semester has been awesome for you all! We are proud to announce our third judge for the SHMRC. She is a Winthrop Professor of Respiratory Medicine and a familiar face during the UWA OSCE exams. She is the other returning judge for this year’s SHMRC: Professor Fiona Lake!

Lake

Professor Fiona Lake holds the Eric Saint Chair of Medicine at the University of Western Australia and is a Respiratory Physician at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth.

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Her clinical work includes running the Interstitial Lung Disease clinic at SCGH aiming to provide a multidisciplinary service providing diagnosis and comprehensive management. Understanding patent wishes is a key focus in such patients. She has worked at ways to improve the quality of life for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and with colleagues, established a community based COPD service. Through clinical work and educational initiatives she works to promote better interprofessional care and hospital linkage to community based services and GPs to provide ongoing care.

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In her academic practice, she has a major focus on medical education, both in training health professionals through curriculum development, implementation and accreditation, and in training the supervisors. With a small number of colleagues she established the Teaching on the Run program and subsequently the TELL Centre. With trained collaborators they run up to 40 workshops a month around Australia and New Zealand, training clinicians to be better teachers and supervisors.