Professor Clare Delany PhD, Master Hlth and Med Law, Master of Physio, BApp Sci (Physio) has worked as a clinical ethicist for the past 10 years at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Children’s Bioethics Centre. In this role, Clare conducts clinical ethics consultations, ethics education and research in paediatric bioethics. Clare also works in Clinical Education at the University of Melbourne, Department of Medical Education, supporting clinicians and students to design, conduct and publish health professions education research Clare’s research covers health ethics, paediatric bioethics, clinical reasoning, critical reflection, and building resilience for clinical learning.
Clare chairs the Humanities and Applied Sciences Human Research Ethics Committee at the University of Melbourne. In the area of health professions regulation, Clare has served as Vice President of the Physiotherapists’ Registration Board in Victoria, Chair of the Australian Physiotherapy National Professional Standards Panel and is a current sessional member of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) in Health Professional Regulation.
Clare’s publications cover professional education, physiotherapy ethics, clinical reasoning, resilience for learning and paediatric bioethics. Clare is the lead editor of the book; ‘Learning and Teaching in Clinical contexts (2018). She is co-editor of ‘When Doctors and Parents Disagree: Ethics, Paediatrics and the Zone of Parental Discretion’ (2017).