Clare Delany is a Professor in Health Professions Education, located in the Melbourne Medical School, Department of Medical Education. In this role, Clare coordinates the Masters year of Clinical Education Excellence in Clinical Teaching 3 year postgraduate degree program.
This involves supporting clinicians and students to design, conduct and publish health professions education research. Clare also chairs the Melbourne Medical School Student Wellbeing Advisory Group. Clare is also a clinical ethicist at the Royal Childrens Hospital, Children’s Bioethics Centre. This role involves conducting clinical ethics consultations, education and research in paediatric bioethics. Clare teaches and conducts research in health ethics and health professions education and has led multiple teaching and learning initiatives in educational and applied ethics research. Clare's methodological research expertise is in the area of qualitative methodology and methods, predominantly interview-based and ethnographic based research. Clare’s recent research and publications cover professional education, applied clinical ethics, critical thinking and clinical reasoning, resilience for learning, assessment for Indigenous health education, interprofessional health practice and paediatric bioethics. Clare is the lead editor of Teaching in Clinical contexts (2018), bringing together 40 leading international researchers, theorists and practitioners in clinical education. She is co-editor of the book: When Doctors and Parents Disagree: Ethics, Paediatrics and the Zone of Parental Discretion (2017).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 current sessional member of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) in Health Professional Regulation.
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Long Term Effects Of Compassion Cultivation Training (Cct) In Medical Students: A Qualitat..
Paediatric clinician's experiences of parental online health information seeking: A qualit..
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Paediatric clinician's experiences of parental online health information seeking: A qualitative study
Lily Shervington, Neil Wimalasundera, Clare Delany
Journal article | 2019 | Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
AIM: The aim of this research was to explore clinicians' experiences of parents' online health information seeking (OHIS) behaviou..
An argument for competency-based training in pelvic floor physiotherapy practice.
Helena C Frawley, Patricia Neumann, Clare Delany
Journal article | 2019 | Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
Pelvic floor dysfunction has been described as "a silent epidemic," affecting many people in the community yet under-recognized an..
A qualitative study exploring the views of individuals with knee osteoarthritis on the role of physiotherapists in weight management: A complex issue requiring a sophisticated skill set
Kim Allison, Clare Delany, Jenny Setchell, Thorlene Egerton, Melanie Holden, Jonathan Quicke, Kim Bennell
Journal article | 2019 | Musculoskeletal Care
Pediatric Ethics Consultation: Practical Considerations for the Clinical Ethics Consultant.
Caroline A Buchanan, Johan C Bester, Bethany Bruno, Clare Delany, Kerri O Kennedy, Tracy Koogler, Nneka O Sederstrom, Jessica A Moore, Kathryn L Weise
Journal article | 2019 | The Journal of clinical ethics
Clinical ethics consultants face a wide range of ethical dilemmas that require broad knowledge and skills. Although there is consi..
The zone of parental discretion and the complexity of paediatrics: A response to Alderson.
Rosalind McDougall, Lynn Gillam, Merle Spriggs, Clare Delany
Journal article | 2018 | Clinical Ethics
Alderson critiques our recent book on the basis that it overlooks children's own views about their medical treatment. In this resp..
"I was really pleasantly surprised": first-hand experience with telephone-delivered exercise therapy shifts physiotherapists' perceptions of such a service for knee osteoarthritis. A qualitative study.
Belinda J Lawford, Clare Delany, Kim L Bennell, Rana S Hinman
Journal article | 2018 | Arthritis Care & Research
Exploring learning goals and assessment approaches for Indigenous health education: a qualitative study in Australia and New Zealand
Clare Delany, Lachlan Doughney, Lilon Bandler, Louise Harms, Shawana Andrews, Patricia Nicholson, Louisa Remedios, Wendy Edmondson, Lauren Kosta, Shaun Ewen
Journal article | 2018 | Higher Education
In higher education, assessment is key to student learning. Assessments which promote critical thinking necessary for sustained le..
Telephone-Delivered Exercise Advice and Behavior Change Support by Physical Therapists for People with Knee Osteoarthritis: Protocol for the Telecare Randomized Controlled Trial
Rana S Hinman, Belinda J Lawford, Penny K Campbell, Andrew M Briggs, Janette Gale, Caroline Bills, Simon D French, Jessica Kasza, Andrew Forbes, Anthony Harris, Stephen J Bunker, Clare M Delany, Kim L Bennell
Journal article | 2017 | Physical Therapy
Weight change following knee and hip joint arthroplasty-a six-month prospective study of adults with osteoarthritis
Andrew J Teichtahl, Emma Quirk, Paula Harding, Anne E Holland, Clare Delany, Rana S Hinman, Anita Wluka, Susan M Liew, Flavia M Cicuttini
Journal article | 2015 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
Combining interdisciplinary and International Medical Graduate perspectives to teach clinical and ethical communication using multimedia.
Robyn Woodward-Kron, Eleanor Flynn, Clare Delany
Journal article | 2011 | Communication and Medicine
In Australia, international medical graduates (IMGs) play a crucial role in addressing workforce shortages in healthcare. Their ab..
Trials needed to assess knee proprioception following stroke.
Pagamas Piriyaprasarth, Meg E Morris, Clare Delany, Adele Winter, Sue Finch
Journal article | 2009 | Physiotherapy Research International
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: This study explores the number of trials required to identify clinically significant impairments in knee j..
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Professor - Coordinator Rhd Programs
Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law
Australian Physiotherapy Association National Professional Standards Panel
The University of Melbourne Education, Fine Arts, Music and Business Human Research Ethics Committee
Victorian Civil Administrative Tribunal-sessional member
Australian Physiotherapy Association
University of Kansas
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Melbourne
Masters Health Medical Law
University of Melbourne
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Applied Science - Physiotherapy