Marg Hay, BBSc(hons), Grad. Dip Epi, GCHPE, PhD, MAPS
Marg Hay, BBSc(hons), Grad. Dip Epi, GCHPE, PhD, MAPS, is Affiliated Faculty in the Master of Science in Health Professions Education (MS-HPEd) program in the Center for Interprofessional Studies and Innovation at MGH Institute of Health Professions.
Marg is the inaugural director of the Monash Institute for Health and Clinical Education (MIHCE) at Monash University in Clayton, Victoria, Australia. Her decades of commitment and enthusiasm for quality professional development for busy health professionals finally has an outlet.
Marg has a Bachelor of Behavioural Sciences (hons) from Latrobe University, a Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology & Biostatistics from the University of Melbourne, a Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education from Monash University, and a PhD from Latrobe University. She is also a Member of the Australian Psychological Society and an AHPRA registered psychologist.
In addition to her role as Director of the MIHCE, Marg is also, Director of Student Admissions for the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. Her work in admissions extends across implementation, research, and governance roles. She holds an adjunct A/Professor position with MGH Institute of Health Professions, and is a course advisor and member of faculty for three Harvard Macy Institute courses in Boston.
She also teaches into courses delivered by Partners International for the National Health Group, Singapore. Margaret is on the course advisory committee for the Harvard Medical School Master’s in Medical Education degree, and an invited member of the Association of Medical Educators Europe (AMEE) Research Committee.
Prior to her current appointment she was Director, MBBS Admissions, Director, MBBS Assessment Data Analysis, Convenor, MBBS Assessment, and Convenor of Years 1 & 2 of the Monash MBBS. She has supervised to completion 15 doctoral students. Her research interests in health professions education are in Admissions and Assessment, particularly in the areas of tool design, predictive validity and tool performance. She currently Chairs the UMAT Test Management Committee and was formally on the GAMSAT Policy Committee. She has won a number of teaching prizes, and was the recipient of the Dean’s Award for Teaching Innovation, 2011 for her work in MBBS Assessment.