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Prof Brendan Crotty



Executive Dean


Faculty of Health


Office of Faculty of Health


Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

+61 3 522 72948


Brendan Crotty is Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Health at Deakin University.

He was appointed Foundation Head of the Deakin School of Medicine in October 2006. In this role he was responsible for the development, accreditation and delivery of the Deakin medical course, which is designed to equip graduates with the skills needed to practise in rural and regional Australia. He is a member of the Executive of Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand.

Professor Crotty has extensive experience in postgraduate medical education. He is Chair of the Board of the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria, the body responsible for training programs for all first and second year medical graduates working in Victoria. He has recently completed a two year term as Chair of the Confederation of Postgraduate Medical Education Councils, the peak body for early postgraduate medical training in Australia and New Zealand. He held a number of senior educational roles in the Royal Australasian College of Physicians prior to commencing at Deakin.

As leader of one of Australia’s premier multidisciplinary health faculties, he is committed to delivery of integrated health courses and collaborative research programs that address the challenges facing the Australian healthcare system.

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GAMSAT: a 10-year retrospective overview, with detailed analysis of candidates' performance in 2014

Annette Mercer, Prof Brendan Crotty, Louise Alldridge, Veronica Vele

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 1-9, BMC medical education, London, England, C1


Why do medical graduates choose rural careers?

J A Henry, Dr Brian Edwards, Prof Brendan Crotty

(2009), Vol. 9, pp. 1-13, Rural and Remote Health, Geelong, Vic., C1


Barriers to continuing medical education in Australian prevocational doctors

Sandra L. Neate, Andrew W. Dent, Tracey J. Weiland, Stephen Farish, Brian C. Jolly, Prof Brendan Crotty

(2008), Vol. 32, pp. 292-300, Australian health review, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1


Self-rated preparedness of Australian prevocational hospital doctors for emergencies

Glenn C. Duns, Tracey J. Weiland, Prof Brendan Crotty, Brian C. Jolly, Helen L. Cuddihy, Andrew W. Dent

(2008), Vol. 20, pp. 144-148, Emergency medicine Australasia, Milton, Qld, C1-1


Two-year combination antibiotic therapy with clarithromycin, rifabutin, and clofazimine for Crohn's disease

Warwick Selby, Paul Pavli, Prof Brendan Crotty, Tim Florin, Graham Radford-Smith, Peter R Gibson, Brent Mitchell, William Connell, Robert Read, Michael Merrett, Hooi Ee, David Hetzel, _ Antibiotics in Crohn

(2007), Vol. 132, pp. 2313-2319, Gastroenterology, New York, N.Y., C1-1


Learning opportunities for Australian prevocational hospital doctors: exposure, perceived quality and desired methods of learning.

Andrew W. Dent, Prof Brendan Crotty, Helen L. Cuddihy, Glenn C. Duns, Dr Joan Benjamin, Carol A. Jordon, Jacqueline F. Satchell, Stephen Farish, Tracey J. Weiland, Brian C. Jolly

(2006), Vol. 184, pp. 436-440, Medical journal of Australia, Glebe, N.S.W., C1-1


Lack of integration of medical education in Australia: the need for change

Barry P. McGrath, Ian S. Graham, Prof Brendan Crotty, Brian C. Jolly

(2006), Vol. 184, pp. 346-348, Medical journal of Australia, Glebe, NSW, C1-1


A randomized comparison of quadruple and triple therapies for helicobacter pylori eradication: The QUADRATE study.

Peter H. Katelaris, Geoffrey M. Forbes, Prof Nicholas Talley, Prof Brendan Crotty

(2002), Vol. 123, pp. 1763-1769, Gastroenterology, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1


Training general practitioners in flexible sigmoidoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer

A/Prof Jenepher Martin, Prof Brendan Crotty, Dominic Barbaro, Tracey Higlett, John Zalcberg

(2001), Vol. 71, pp. 715-719, ANZ journal of surgery, Carlton, Vic., C1-1