Visiting Scholar

Liz Molloy

Elizabeth Molloy, PhD

Professor of Work Integrated Learning
Deputy Head, Department of Medical Education
Academic Director, Interprofessional Education and Practice
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne

Dates of Visit: April 8 – 11, 2019

Purpose of Visit

During her visit to CHES, Liz will be meeting with colleagues within the CHES community to explore collaborative research possibilities in the areas of feedback, and in particular, the cultivation of learner feedback literacy. Liz will also be meeting with colleagues to talk about research interests, including: intellectual candour, assessment design, interprofessional education and practice (including designing assessment for collaborative practice) and faculty development.


Professor Elizabeth Molloy completed her PhD in feedback in health professions education at the University of Melbourne in 2006. Prior to her academic career, she completed a BPhysio (Hons) and practised as a physiotherapist in Australia and the UK, working with the Australian Athletics Team on tour.

Liz spent 11 years at Monash University, where she was Director of the Health Professions Education and Educational Research Centre, and built upon her program of research on feedback, assessment and workplace learning. At the University of Melbourne, she is Professor of Work Integrated Learning (WIL), building curricula to enhance medical students’ learning within the workplace, and researching WIL across the continuum from pre-service learners through to continuing professional development.

Liz is Deputy Head of Department, and Academic Director of interprofessional education and practice in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. In her role at the University of Melbourne, Liz teaches into the MD program, and the EXCITE postgraduate courses in health professions education. Liz has over 100 peer reviewed publications and is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professions Education (ANZAHPE). She is passionate about quality healthcare and teamwork, and education to support these processes.