Dr Chris Elliot | General and Developmental Paediatrician

Clinician

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

Research

  • Dr Elliot is Chief Investigator for the multi-centre Supporting Children with Complex Feeding Difficulties (SuCCEED) Study, aimed at improving the care of children with complex feeding problems
  • The SuCCEED Study is one of the first projects funded by the newly-formed Sydney Partnership for Health Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE) and includes parents and clinicians from Liverpool and St George Hospitals, Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick and Kogarah Diagnostic and Assessment Service, as well as researchers from the University of Technology Sydney, Western Sydney University and the University of New South Wales.
  • Further information is available at www.childfeeding.org.

Health Communication

Education

  • Dr Elliot is a Conjoint Lecturer at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and has received student-nominated awards for his teaching.
  • 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.