Individual Partner: Jill E Thistlethwaite, Professor, health professional consultant; Adjunct professor University of Technology, Sydney, (UTS), Sydney

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Key Words: Resident in: Australia; Working in: Australia; Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Education/Interprofessional education, Publications/CUP series, research in education; communication skills; education; Related Area(s) of Interest: Communication skills; Area(s) of healthcare expertise: primary care; general practice; other/shared decision making; other/interprofessional practice
Brief Description of Work: GP and health professions educator; writer – communication skills, shared decision making, professionalism, VBP; I have a particular interest in VBP and interprofessopnal training and practice and am the author of: Values-based interprofessional collaborative practice, 2012, Cambridge. Other publications in this area include:
Thistlethwaite JE, McKimm J. Professionalism at a Glance. Wiley-Backwell, 2015. Includes chapter on VBP
Thistlethwaite JE, Hawksworth W. Handling ethical dilemmas in multidisciplinary teams: an interprofessional values-based approach. Sadler, JZ et al (eds). The Oxford Handbook of Psychiatric Ethics. Oxford: OUP, 2015 (Online, 2014).

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