Mark Boughey, M.B.B.S. B.Med.Sc. Dip Pall Med, MPH, FAChPM

Mark Boughey, M.B.B.S. B.Med.Sc. Dip Pall Med, MPH, FAChPM

Associate Professor
St Vincent’s Palliative Care Services
& Centre for Palliative Care
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

E-mail: mark.boughey@svhm.org.au
Skype: windsorlads

Dr. Boughey is especially interested in the promotion and incorporation of palliative care principles and practices across all illness/disease trajectories; working through the many levels of government and health care network strategic planning and policy development through to on the ground curriculum development, training and teaching. This is reflected in his work to be of influence on key platforms & organizations within the Australian healthcare system. He particularly enjoys his work with education and program implementation as well as service development initiatives within Australia’s indigenous communities.

Other Appointments

  • International Associate Faculty, The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, California, USA, 2012 to present
  • International Associate Faculty and Mentor, International Palliative Care Leadership Development Initiative, The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, California, USA, 2012 to present
  • Director of Palliative Medicine, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Co-Deputy Director of Centre for Palliative Care, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Clinical Lead & Chair, Victorian Palliative Care Clinical Network, Department of Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • President, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Chapter of Palliative Medicine

Key Accomplishments

  • Member of the Council, Australia and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine
  • Executive Chair for the Victorian Palliative Medicine Training Program
  • Executive Chair for the Victorian End-of-Life Pathways Coordination Program
  • Physician advisor to the Victorian Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Collaborative
  • Co author & developer of the Renal Palliative Care Pathways for the Northern Territory, Australia

Education / Honors

  • Masters of Public Health, Monash University, Victoria, Australia 2008
  • Fellow of the Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine, RACP, 2000
  • Diploma Of Palliative Medicine, University of Melbourne, 1998
  • M.B.B.S, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1986
  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1982

Key Publications

  • Stephanov N, Quinn K, Boughey M. End of Life Care and Care Pathways in Victoria, Centre Palliative Care, Melbourne, 2011
  • Quinn, K, Glaetzer, K, Hudson, P, Boughey, M. – “Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical Competencies”, 1st edition, Centre Palliative Care, Melbourne, 2011
  • Quinn, K, Glaetzer, K, Hudson, P, Boughey, M. – “Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Cirriculum”, 1st edition, Centre Palliative Care, Melbourne, 2010
  • Book Chapter-: “The management of locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer” Clinical Practice Guidelines, April 2010, Cancer Council of Australia
  • Book Chapter-: “Therapeutic Guidelines in Palliative Care – 3rd edition, Therapeutic Guidelines Limited, Melbourne 2010, – contributing author, Boughey, M. Melbourne, 2010
  • Journal Edition: “Referral patterns to a palliative care service in rural Australia servicing indigenous Australians”. Internal Medicine Journal, Vol: 40, Issue 11, Nov 2010

Key Presentations

  • Paper & abstract publication:” Pain at the end-of-life: is euthanasia really the answer” – Australian Pain Society Annual Scientific Congress, Darwin, Australia, 2011
  • Paper & abstract publication: “Dying with Dignity, Euthanasia and PAS: Lessons Learned at the Bedside” – 18th International Congress in Palliative Care, Montreal, Canada, 2010
  • Paper & abstract publication: “Enhancing Workforce Capacity through Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners in Victoria, Australia – 18th International Congress in Palliative Care, Montreal, Canada, 2010
  • Paper & abstract publication: “At the end of the Track: Insights & Reflections into the Health Care Issues for Rural and Remote Aboriginal Australians” – ASA 2010 Melbourne Annual National Conference, May 2010
  • Paper & abstract publication: European Association of Palliative Care Biennial conference. Renal Palliative Care in remote Indigenous Communities of Northern Territory. Vienna, May 2009
  • Paper & abstract publication: Renal Society of Australasia. Renal Palliative Care, Rotorua, New Zealand, March 2009
  • Paper: “Return to Country” the cultural imperative for indigenous Australians to die in their community. The integration of the need to return to the communities, the barriers and how this affects palliative care provision

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