PROF. JILL THISTLETHWAITE
Adjunct professor, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney and clinical chair, hospital non-specialist program, Health Education and Training Institute (HETI), NSW Health, Australia
Keynote Title: Deconstructing ‘All Together Better Health’: What’s in a word?
Biography: After graduating from medical school in London, England, Professor Thistlethwaite became a general practitioner (family doctor) and worked for 10 years in the north of England and was involved in GP education. In 1996, she moved into academia at the University of Leeds and have subsequently worked in health professional education in the UK and Australia. She has a MMEd from the University of Dundee and a PhD from the University of Maastricht. For over 25 years, she has been a champion for IPE and is a senior associate editor of the Journal of Interprofessional Care. Also, she was editor-in-chief of The Clinical Teacher from 2014-2020. Professor Thistlethwaite writing includes 13 authored/edited books, and over 30 book chapters and 120 peer-reviewed papers, many focused on IPE. In 2020, she was awarded the President’s Medal by the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) and in 2022 the Pioneer Award by the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education.