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  • Medical Education is delivered across the campus by every clinician. The delivery of this day to day education is supported by the Medical Education team.

    Medical Education team

    team member

    Dr Amy Gray

    Dr Amy Gray is a Consultant Paediatrician in the Department of General Medicine at The Royal Children’s Hospital with a focus on medical education and global health. Her PhD sought to understand the impact and uptake of an educational intervention based on hospital guidelines in Lao PDR, in South East Asia. She has undertaken a Graduate Certificate of Clinical Education and is interested in how educational strategies can best be used to improve healthcare delivery and outcomes in both low and high resource settings. Through her global health work she has consulted with WHO, UNICEF and Save the Children on the design, delivery and impact of national child health programs. She is a member of the Melbourne Children Global Health Leadership team and Co-Chair of the MACH Education and Workforce committee. Amy previously coordinated the Child and Adolescent Health program and the Melbourne MD research program on Melbourne Children’s Campus.

    Email: Amy.Gray@rch.org.au

    Dr. Amy Gray



    Clare Polley

    Clare Polley is the Medical Education Officer at the Royal Children's Hospital and and the Mentor Program Coordinator. She has a background in education and business management. She has taught in secondary schools, TAFE and University and has many years’ experience in management in large multi-national companies. She is passionate about clinicians receiving a holistic approach to education to best support them clinically and personally.

    Email: Clare.Polley@rch.org.au
    Telephone (+613) 9345 5268

      
    Clare Polley



    Ange Cisternino

    Ange Cisternino is the Medical Education Co-ordinator at The Royal Children's Hospital. Her core responsibilities includes providing online education needs and resources to support medical education activities. This includes working with the team and other stakeholders to develop online learning modules and resources for Medical Education programs and is the Learning HERO Administrator on behalf of the Medical craft group. Ange assists with the coordination of education programs for the Junior Medical Staff (JMS) and hospital-wide accreditation education requirements including Basic Life Support. Ange’s previous experience has been in a workforce development role at the Royal Children’s Hospital, and prior to this, she has had many years’ experience in the private sector working in an executive assistant, marketing and event management capacity within the legal and recruitment industries.

    Email: Angela.Cisternino@rch.org.au
    Telephone (+613) 9345 4956  

      
    Angela Cisternino



    Sean Porashemi

    Sean Porashemi is the Education Technologist. He is a technology enthusiast and futurist and has been working in eLearning, IT and Multimedia industries for over 9 years. Sean completed a Masters Degree in Multimedia Technology and a Bachelors (hons) in Software Engineering with Multimedia. His philosophy is to combine elements of art and technology to achieve unique and practical outcomes. Sean is currently responsible for development of a suite of online programs as part of the blended learning delivery of the Medical Education curricula.

    Email: Sean.Porashemi@rch.org.au
    Telephone (+613) 9345 4229

      
    Sean Porashemi



    Medical Education is located at:
    Level 2, West Building
    University of Melbourne, Department of Paediatrics
    The Royal Children's Hospital 
    52 Flemington Road,
    Parkville, 3052, AUSTRALIA

    Email medical.education@rch.org.au


    RCH key education leads

    Clinical Lead Simulation

    Dr Jenni Sokol 
    Telephone (+613) 9345 6918

    Director of Paediatric Physician Training (DPE)

    Dr Margot Nash
    Telephone (+613) 9345 4726

    Director of Paediatric Physician Training (DPE)

    A/Prof Mike Starr
    Telephone (+613) 9345 4771

    Director of Advanced Training (DAT)

    Dr Anthea Greenway
    Telephone (+613) 9345 4947

    Education Coordinator General Medicine

    Dr Lexi Frydenberg
    Telephone (+613) 9345 4149