Professor Wendy Hu


Professor of Medical Education, School of Medicine
Associate Dean (Learning & Innovation), School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor, School of Rural Medicine, Charles Sturt University
Honorary Medical Officer, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network (Westmead)


Wendy’s careers in general practice, child health, health administration, clinical and health services research have led to her focus on medical and health professions education research, scholarship and research translation. Wendy has published over 120 journal articles, books and book chapters and is principal or chief investigator on $5.7M grants. Wendy supervises doctoral, masters, Honours and MD research students and leads collaborative research with medical universities and schools across Australia and in New Zealand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, China and The Netherlands. Her service on national and international accreditation and education policy bodies such as the Australian Medical Council ensures that her work has reach and impact on students, patients and the community.

Research Interests

  • Qualitative and mixed methods participatory research
  • Community and consumer perspectives on illness and healthcare
  • Widening participation, diversity and inclusion in medical education
  • Educational leadership, career and faculty development
  • Research education and capacity building


  • PhD (Sydney University)
  • Masters of Health Administration (UNSW)
  • Grad Dip Paediatrics (UNSW)
  • Fellow, RACGP
  • MBBS, University Medal, 1st Class Honours (Sydney University)

Research and Publications

Contact Details
Telephone+61 438 407 971
LocationBuilding U, Westmead Innovation Quarter