Prof. 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.

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. Awarded Member of the Order of Australia, 2019, for services to medical education and surgery, particularly in the area of bariatric surgery.

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.

Founding partner Indonesian Clinical Training and Education Center (ICTEC), Jakarta
Former External Examiner (2017) and current External Assessor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya

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