ANZAHPE 2017  Conference 

11-14 July 2017
Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, SA

We would like to thank all who attend the Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2017 Conference, which was held in Adelaide, South Australia from the Tuesday 11 - Friday 14 July 2017. The theme of the meeting was Transitions and was open to multiple interpretations.

Transitions asked us to consider where we have been, where we are and where we are going in our personal, professional and organisational learning journeys.

2017 Conference Proceedings

Oral Presentations

Poster Presentations



Keynote Speaker Presentations

Transitions in health professions eduction: theory, research, and practice

Professor Charlotte Rees

Directory of HealthPEER and Director of Medicine Curriculum, Monash University

The power of 'holding', the dilemma of de-othering

Eliciting individual and institutional transformation within indigenous cultural safety education

Professor Dennis McDermott

Poche Chair in Indigenous Health and Well Being, Flinders University

Leadership in Transition

Dr Geoff Scott

Emeritus Professor of Higher Education and Sustainability, Western Sydney University

Invited Speaker Presentations

Australian Accreditation Systems Review - an update on progress

Reimagining accreditation - from legitimacy and collective identity formation, to the centrepiece 

of a health system that supports expansive learning, collaborative innovation and human centred design?

Professor Mike Woods, 

Professor of Health Economics, Centre for Health Economics and Research Evaluation, CHERE, UTS

Reimagining the focus and purposes - some of the purposes - of Australian accreditation

Professor Roger Dunston

Lead, Securing an interprofessional future for Australian health professional education and practice


Some images from the Conference:




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Renmark, SA, 5341, AUS


President: A/Prof Chinthaka Balasooriya