Professor Ian Scott

Professor Clinical Decsion-making

Princess Alexandra Hospital Southside Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine
i.scott@uq.edu.au
+61 7 3176 7355

Overview

Ian Scott is the Director of Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and a Professor with the Faculty of Medicine. He is a consultant general physician with clinical interests in in health services evaluation and improvement, clinical guidelines, clinical decision-making, evidence-based medicine, quality use of medicines, non-invasive cardiology and older patient care. He currently chairs the Queensland Statewide General Medicine Clinical Network, is the inaugural chair of the Australian Deprescribing Network, and is a founding member of the Australian and New Zealand Affiliate of the US Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (ANZA-SIDM). He is also a member of the Clinical Interventions Advisory Committee of the National Prescribing Service MedicineWise program, the Quality and safety Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP), the Patient Access Advisory Committee of Queensland Health, and the MBS Review Taskforce for Cardiac Services. He has led multi-site quality improvement collaboratives in acute cardiac care including both hospitals and Divisions of General Practice. He has been involved at senior level on various high-level committees in establishing policies for Queensland Health and/or RACP on electronic discharge summaries, clinical handover, clinical indicators, evaluation of physician performance, chronic disease management, criteria-led discharge, perioperative medicine, medical assessment and planning units, and patient flow through emergency departments. He has published over 230 peer-reviewed articles and is a recipient of several NHMRC and government research grants.

Qualifications

  • Master of Education, The University of Queensland
  • Grad Cert Education, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Health Administration, University of New South Wales
  • Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • MBBS, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Reeve, Emily, Hilmer, Sarah N. and Scott, Ian (2019). Pharmacotherapy and deprescribing. Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy. (pp. 117-128) London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-128-12735-3.00083-2

  • Scott, Ian, Del Mar, Chris, Hoffmann, Tammy and Bennett, Sally (2017). Embedding evidence-based practice into routine clinical care. Evidence-based practice across the health professions. (pp. 409-427) edited by Tammy Hoffmann, Sally Bennett and Chris Del Mar. Chatswood, NSW, Australia: Elsevier.

  • Scott, Ian, Del Mar, Chris, Hoffmann, Tammy and Bennett, Sally (2013). Embedding evidence-based practice into routine clinical care. Evidence-based practice across the health professions. (pp. 391-405) edited by Tammy Hoffmann, Sally Bennett and Chris Del Mar. Sydney, NSW, Australia: Elsevier.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision