HSRAANZ Webinar Series
Lessons for engagement from the Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL) longitudinal survey of doctors
Presented by Professor Anthony Scott, Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic and Social Research
Thursday 28 February 2019 11.30am
There is no cost to attend the Webinar, but registration is essential. Please register at:
The Webinar will be about 45 minutes, followed by 15 minutes for Q and A.
This webinar will examine the role of engagement in the conduct of research underpinning the MABEL longitudinal survey of doctors. MABEL was funded by NHMRC for its first 10 years. The webinar will examine how we have planned and undertaken engagement for MABEL, what successes there have been, and what lessons have been learned.
Anthony Scott leads the Health Economics Research Program at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne, and jointly co-ordinates the University of Melbourne Health Economics Group. He has a PhD in Economics from the University of Aberdeen. He is an Associate Editor of Health Economics, Social Science and Medicine, President of the Australian Health Economics Society, and a member of the Board of the International Health Economics Association. He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. He has been an ARC Future Fellow and NHMRC Principal Research Fellow. He holds visiting positions at the University of Aberdeen and the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, and has been a Visiting Scientist at Harvard School of Public Health. Tony’s research interests focus on the behaviour of physicians, health workforce, incentives and performance, primary care, and hospitals. He has consulted and provided advice to the World Bank, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Productivity Commission, Medibank Private, and Commonwealth and State Departments of Health. He leads the Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL) panel survey of 10,000 physicians, and is a Research Lead Investigator on the NHMRC Partnerships Centre on Health System Sustainability.