Leading Thinkers Series

The Leading Thinkers webinars are highly sought after by our members, especially by those who are looking for ways to support their teams and services with innovative thought leadership.

Who is it for?

The WCHA Leading Thinkers Series was launched in 2020. These exclusive webinars create an opportunity to hear from leading experts from across Australia and around the globe who have something important to say about a key issue or theme of interest to our members. 

All interested staff of member hospitals are welcome to attend these webinars. Simply register via the meeting link below (it’s free) and add to your calendar. 

Recent Conversations

These conversations and presentations are hosted in our online Members Community. These pages can only be accessed by our members when they are logged into their accounts.

Birthing in Our Community (BiOC) | Prof Sue Kildea & Prof Yvette Roe (Molly Wardaguga Research Centre, Charles Darwin University, NT)

Partnering with Consumers – A new way forward with a social equity lens| Leslie Arnott (Co-founder, The BEAR Program, Lamaze) & Mary Waria (QLD University)

It’s Time for a She-Change: How Gender Impacts Health & Healthcare | Dr Sue Mathews, Chief Executive Officer (Royal Women’s Hospital VIC) 

Person-Centered Care: Not a Nice to Have, a NEED to Have Planetree International | Karin Jay, (MA-Vice President, Global Services-Planetree)

Kindness in Action – How kindness can transform healthcare| Prof Catherine Crock (Founder of the Hush Foundation and the Gathering of Kindness)

Achieving value in maternity care by focusing on the needs of women | Dr Valerie Slavin, Clinical Midwife Consultant Midwifery Navigator and Midwifery Researcher (Gold Coast University Hospital QLD) 

Achieving Value in Maternity Care: Bringing Research & Service Delivery Together| A/Prof Emily Callander, Health Economist (Monash University)

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