Staff profile - Brendan Crotty

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Prof Brendan Crotty

Position: Executive Dean
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: Office of Faculty of Health
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Phone: +61 3 522 72948 +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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