From the Director: Monash Partners and Equity Trustees Clinical Fellowships awarded

Our partnership with Equity Trustees has provided us with the opportunity to directly translate a wide range of research projects into clinical care, ensuring patient benefit and efficient use of healthcare dollars. The Equity Trustees’ Partnership Program generously supports a wide range of translational research projects responding directly to the needs of communities, health providers and health services. As part …

From the Director: Monash Partners strategic plan – open forums

Monash Partners is in the process of reviewing our strategic plan, with a view to ensuring our work for the next five years connects researchers, clinicians and the community to have a direct impact on the health and well being of our community. As part of this process, we are engaging with our key partners and broader network to understand …

From the Director: Strategic planning underway

Our main priority for 2024 is to deliver an updated strategic plan, with a post pandemic lens. To assist in this process, we have retained Nous Group who have strong connections to health services and research organisations, to provide external support. The process will start in late April and continue until the end of July. We are currently arranging key …

From the Director: Outcome Health welcomed as Associate Partner

Monash Partners is pleased to welcome Outcome Health as an Associate Partner. This new partnership creates strategic opportunities for greater primary care engagement and expanded research and healthcare improvement collaboration. Engaging, integrating and supporting primary care is a priority for Monash Partners as almost 85% of Australians see a GP annually, representing the single largest interaction with the healthcare system. Outcome …

Outcome Health welcomed as an Associate Partner

Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre (Monash Partners) has welcomed Outcome Health as an Associate Partner, creating strategic opportunities for greater primary care engagement and integration, and expanded research and healthcare improvement collaboration. Outcome Health joins current Partners Alfred Health, Monash Health, Monash University, Cabrini Health, Epworth HealthCare, Eastern Health, Peninsula Health, Burnet Institute, Hudson Institute and Baker Heart and …

Women in STEMM Student Leader Awards

The Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) Women in STEMM Student Leader Awards aim to recognise, celebrate and support women students at Monash University who are contributing to innovation in healthcare and medical technologies. These awards are part of a broader MIME strategy to support and celebrate women in healthcare innovation. Seven awards were recently awarded with successful students receiving …

Message from the new Executive Director Professor Carol Hodgson

Welcome to 2024, and my first message as Executive Director. It is an absolute privilege to be in this role and leading a partnership with a strong history of collaboration to deliver health impact. Through my clinical work as a Specialist Physiotherapist and research leadership of clinical trials and cohort studies, I know the value of partnerships between clinicians, researchers …

From the Director: End of year reflection

As 2023 ends, Monash Partners would like to thank all we have worked with this year. Your support has ensured we continue to embed research into our health system and deliver health impact. It has been a busy year for us all as we reconnected after a long stint of COVID restrictions. We returned to the office and face-to-face meetings …

From the Chair: Monash Partners Executive Director role

Dear colleagues, On 14 January 2024, after more than 8 years of outstanding service to Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre, Executive Director, Professor Helena Teede AM, will step down from this leadership position. Monash Partners is a Centre of excellence and collaboration in health and medical research, research translation, research infused education and training, and outstanding healthcare. Since joining in …

From the Director: Victorian Aboriginal Health, Medical and Wellbeing Research Accord

The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO), the peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing in Victoria, recently celebrated a landmark moment. The launch of marra ngarrgoo, marra goorri: The Victorian Aboriginal Health, Medical and Wellbeing Research Accord will give a greater voice to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in how research is …