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Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatrist, Orygen, The University of Melbourne

Clin A/Prof Polari was born in the Italian part of Switzerland and moved to Melbourne in 2009 to work at Orygen, Specialist Programs at Melbourne Health. He obtained his Psychiatry and Psychotherapy specialisation in Switzerland before obtaining Fellowship of the Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatry in Australia.
He is passionate about Early Intervention in Psychiatry, particularly psychosis and people at risk of developing psychotic disorders, Youth Mental Health and Leadership, culminating in my Honorary position as Clinical Associate Professor at Centre of Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne and the Associate Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators. He also values the partnership with young people with lived experience that can deeply influence mainstream Psychiatry.


  • 2021–present
    Clinical associate professor, University of Melbourne


  • 2021 
    Australasian College of Medical Administrators, Associate Fellow
  • 2015 
    Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists , Fellow
  • 2011 
    Lausanne University, Medical Doctorate
  • 2008 
    Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum (FMH, Switzerland), Psychiatrist & Psychotherapist

Professional Memberships

  • Ranzcp
  • Federation Medicorum Helveticorum (FMH)
  • Ordine dei Medici del Canton Ticino (Switzerland)