Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management)

Summary

Level of study: Postgraduate

Contemporary health leaders are required to be effective advocates and change agents in promoting quality and safety in healthcare. Evidence-based quality patient centred care can be achieved through fostering innovation in clinical leaders from all disciplines and promoting expertise in building and leading 21st century high performing inter-professional teams.
The Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management) will provide you with an up-to-date education that blends clinical care, teamwork and environmental sustainability with principles of leadership and management. You will be prepared with the skills and knowledge to take on senior health leadership positions and inter-professional team leadership roles across a full range of health environments.
What you will study
The University of Newcastle Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management) will enable you to learn to evaluate, assess and develop clinical competence. You will gain a deeper understanding of how the Australian health service is structured, financed and performs from a local, national and international perspective, and learn the economics and clinical governance of health care systems. You will also develop advanced skills necessary for leading effective high-performing inter-professional clinical teams.
Key areas of study include:
Foundations of Clinical Leadership and Management
Application of Leadership and Management Skills
Quality and Safety in Health Care
Global Health Systems and Policy
Career opportunities
The University of Newcastle Master of Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management) is designed to develop contemporary leaders with the skills and knowledge to take on senior clinical leadership positions across a range of health environments.
Possible career paths may include:
Clinical team leader/manager
Department or unit director
Director of clinical governance
Director of quality improvement and system redesign
Head of discipline
Hospital or community service leader
Operational manager

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