Myself being presented with the National Film Life Award for “Best Use Of Theme” by the astonishing ┬áJonathan Gillis

National Medical Director Dr Jonathan GillisAssociate Professor Jonathan Gillis MB BS, PhD, FRACP, FCICM, FAChPM

Associate Professor Jonathan Gillis is the National Medical Director for the Organ and Tissue Authority. Prior to taking up this position in 2011, Jonathan was the State Medical Director for New South Wales, with DonateLife NSW in 2010.
Before joining the DonateLife network, Jonathan had a long career in Paediatric Intensive Care. He trained in paediatrics and paediatric intensive care in Sydney and Toronto, Canada and for more than 14 years held the position of Director of the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Children’s Hospital at Camperdown and then at Westmead.
He is also qualified as a palliative care physician and worked with the palliative care team at the Children’s Hospital and at Bear Cottage. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney and has a PhD in the History and Philosophy of Science from the University of New South Wales.
Widely published, Jonathan has been an invited speaker at international conferences on intensive care issues, end of life care and ethics. Jonathan is a Visiting Scholar at the Plunkett Centre of Ethics at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney.



“My Wish” Winner of the Australian Film Life – Best Use Of Theme Award

A Short Film compitition i entered to raise awareness for organ and tissue donation

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