Clinical Director Children’s Bioethics Centre, Paediatrician, Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
Jill is a consultant paediatrician, working to improve the health and developmental trajectory of individual children, and promoting early childhood and life chances of all children. Bioethics responsibilities are to support clinicians with ethical decision-making when complex care leads to disagreements between parents and doctors. Jill has had leading roles in medical training, workforce development and regulation, community development, childhood advocacy, and quality and safety in health care. She chairs the Victorian Clinical Council, advising the government on health policy. Jill leads the Australian Medical Council, setting standards and accrediting all Australian medical training organisations.