HCF Research Foundation Professorial Fellow, Professor in Health Policy and Co-Director, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney

Professor Adam Elshaug is recognised internationally for his applied health policy work around optimising value in health care. In his current position at The University of Sydney, Adam is Professor in Health Policy, HCF Research Foundation Professorial Fellow, and (outgoing) Co-Director of the Menzies Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) within the School of Public Health. Adam’s applied policy roles include as a member of the Australian Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce, health economic and policy advisor to Cancer Australia and Board member of the NSW Bureau of Health Information (BHI). Adam is also a Visiting Fellow at The Brookings Institution in Washington DC. He was a 2010-11 Harkness Fellow at the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and then served as NHMRC Sidney Sax Fellow in Harvard Medical School’s Department of Health Care Policy.

In late 2020 Professor Elshaug will join The University of Melbourne.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Professor in Health Policy and Co-Director, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney
  • 2019–present
    Visiting Fellow, The Brookings Institution
  • 2013–2016
    Associate Professor in Health Policy and HCFRF Fellow, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney
  • 2011–2013
    Sidney Sax Fellow, Dept. of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
  • 2010–2011
    Commonwealth Fund Harkness Fellow, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Education

  • 2007 
    The University of Adelaide, Ph.D.
  • 2004 
    The University of Adelaide, M.P.H.