Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite



Jeffrey Braithwaite, BA, MIR (Hons), MBA, DipLR, PhD, FAIM, FCHSM, FFPHRCP (UK), Hon FRACMA, co-leads the Observatory on Health System Sustainability.

He is a dual citizen of the UK and Australia. He is Founding Director of the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Director of the Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science, and Professor of Health Systems Research, Faculty of Medicine, and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. His research examines the changing nature of health systems, particularly patient safety, standards and accreditation, leadership and management, the structure and culture of organisations and their network characteristics, attracting funding of more than AUD$102 million (EUR€72 million, GBP£60 million).

Professor Braithwaite has published extensively (more than 600 total publications) and he has presented at international and national conferences on more than 800 occasions, including over 80 keynote addresses. His research appears in journals such as British Medical Journal, The Lancet, Social Science & Medicine, BMJ Quality and Safety, International Journal of Quality in Health Care, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, and many other prestigious journals. Professor Braithwaite has received numerous national and international awards for his teaching and research.

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Professor Braithwaite is interested in the Anthropocene and its effects on human health, the universe from the Big Bang to its end, how people account for these in their everyday lives, and the psychology of coping with these phenomena.

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