Jeff Hamdorf

Jeff is an Academic Surgeon (Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric) based at The University of Western Australia and Hollywood Private Hospital in Nedlands, Western Australia, and is the founding Chair of WASHA. He was the inaugural Professor of Medical Education at The University of Western Australia (UWA), Jeff is the Director of CTEC, a world-class skills training centre and is UWA’s Professor of Surgical Education. Over an extended period of time he has been influential in teaching and learning, curriculum development, summative assessment and student progress. At the postgraduate level he has been involved with the education of trainees through simulation.

Research interests include PhD, Masters of Surgery and medical student supervision in medical, surgical and nursing education, and obesity especially relating to interprofessional team care. Publications include 3 book chapters and over 60 publications.

WASHA roles

2019-21 – Advocacy portfolio

2019-20 Deputy Chair

2017-19 Chair