How can implementation research and practice-based learning be transformative during times of great change? And what role does health system resilience play in controlling a pandemic?

Sydney Health Partner’s fourth annual Implementation Science symposium will debate these questions, mindful of the challenges currently confronting our healthcare services.

Leading the online conversations will be an esteemed line-up of presenters and panellists from Australia and abroad.

This event will run 17-19 November, with one two-hour session per day over the three days. Attend all three days, or just the ones that interest you!

Program themes:

17 November – How is Implementation Science transforming healthcare?
18 November - Timely transformation: tracking our rapid response to COVID-19
19 November - Embracing change for future adaptation and sustainability 

Keynote Speakers

Dr David Chambers

How is implementation science transforming healthcare?

David Chambers is the Deputy Director for Implementation Science at the Office of the Director in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute in the United States. Dr. Chambers manages a team focusing on efforts to build and advance the field of Implementation Science.

Professor Trisha Greenhalgh

Politics, post-truth science and COVID-19

Professor Trisha Greenhalgh is the Chair, Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford. As co-Director of the Interdisciplinary Research In Health Sciences (IRIHS) unit, Trisha leads a programme of research at the interface between social sciences and medicine, with strong emphasis on the organisation and delivery of health services.

Presenters and Panelists

  • Professor Jean-Frederic Levesque – Chief Executive, NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation
  • Dr Teresa Anderson – Chief Executive, Sydney Local Health District
  • Ms Jacqueline Dominish – Director Allied Health, Western Sydney Local Health District
  • Professor Clara Chow – Academic Director, Westmead Applied Research Centre
  • Mr Richard Taggart – Chief Information Officer, Sydney Local Health District
  • Professor Raghu Lingam - Professor in Paediatric Population Health, University of New South Wales
  • Professor Julie Leask - Professor, Sydney Nursing School, Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Professor Sarah Hilmer - Conjoint Professor of Geriatric Pharmacology and Medicine, Northern Clinical School

Keep checking back as more are announced