Prof Anne Duggan is the Chief Medical Officer at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC), providing expert clinical advice for the wide range of programs managed by the organisation.
Prof Duggan is a highly respected gastroenterologist with significant operating and leadership experience in an array of healthcare settings. She is also Conjoint Professor, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle.
Prof Duggan is passionate about improving healthcare services through sharing knowledge and collaborating across all aspects of the health system. She leads the development of the ACSQHC’s Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation series.
As Chief Medical Officer, Prof Duggan has a significant role in identifying potential synergies, partnerships and opportunities across the Australian health sector, in collaboration with all health sector stakeholders, and providing leadership and education around the latest evidence on safety and quality in health care.
As of September 2021, Prof Duggan is Chair of the new Australian Government Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Advisory Committee, and as of November 2021, a member of the Expert Panel of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and Medical Board of Australia Review of the Regulation of Health Practitioners in Cosmetic Surgery.