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About

Dr Elliot is an experienced clinician, educator and health communicator who has spent more than 17 years working and training in Medicine.  As a hands-on parent himself, Dr Elliot is committed to practical, useful health care and communication.

Clinician
  • Dr Elliot trained through the Sydney Children's Hospital's Network Randwick.  He holds dual qualifications as a specialist in both General Paediatrics (the care of newborns, children and young people) and Community Child Health (developmental and behavioural medicine, public health and child protection).  
  • During his paediatric specialist training, Dr Elliot was awarded the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Examination Medal in Paediatrics as the candidate with the highest examination mark in Australia and New Zealand.  
Health Communication
  • Dr Elliot has written popular articles on child health for Fairfax and The Conversation, with over 370,000 readers online.
  • Non-Academic Publications
  • In July 2016 Dr Elliot was interviewed by Sydney radio station 2UE about his experiences as a stay-at-home father. 
Education
  • Working for UNSW he developed an innovative module to teach fundamental clinical skills in paediatrics to junior medical students, which was presented at an international Medical Education conference.
  • He is an Instructor for Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Australia, and regularly teaches on advanced paediatric life support skills courses around the country.
  • As a member of the editorial committee and a contributor to OnTheWards.org, he is a part of the global FOAMed (Free Open Access Medical Education) movement.