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Keynote Speaker

Dr Lynne McKinlay

We are privileged to have Dr McKinlay as our keynote speaker for this year’s PSQ Conference. 


She is currently the Director of Medical Services (DMS) Clinical Governance at Sunshine Coast Health. Prior to this role, she held various roles in medical leadership across Queensland health. Recently, she was the Deputy Chief Health Officer in the COVID response division of Queensland Health and was the Senior Medical Educator with the Cognitive Institute for over seven years. 


She also partakes in the clinical prevention activities of Health and Wellbeing Queensland, a statutory body established in 2019 to improve the health and wellbeing of all Queenslanders and reduce health inequities.

Dr McKinlay has specialist qualifications in Paediatrics, Rehabilitation Medicine and Medical Administration. She was Director of the Queensland Paediatric Rehabilitation Service from 2001 to 2014 before moving into Medical Administration and health service leadership in a full-time capacity.  She was also the founding clinical director of the Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre in the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Queensland. 


In her education work, Dr McKinlay has been passionate about the important issues related to burnout and clinician wellbeing and will be sharing these insights during this year's conference. 

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