Kirsty Forrest, MBCHB, BSc Hons, FRCA, FAcadMEd, MMEd, FANZCA

Kirsty Forrest, MBCHB, BSc Hons, FRCA, FAcadMEd, MMEd, FANZCA

Dean of Medicine, Professor of Medical Education
Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Australia
Kirsty Forrest

5 Top Areas of Expertise and Interests

Kirsty has been involved in medical education for over 18 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 education and patient safety.

Institution 

Dean of Medicine, Professor of Medical Education, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Australia

Educational Roles

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 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 and member of the research committee of ANZCA

Consultant Anaesthetist at Gold Coast University Hospital