Chief Medical Officer
Conjoint Associate Professor Carolyn Hullick FACEM
Conjoint Associate Professor Carolyn Hullick was appointed Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in September 2023. Prior to this appointment, she was Acting CMO from March 2023 and has been a Clinical Director at the Commission since March 2021.
A/Professor Hullick is associated with projects focused on aged care, transitions of care and the appropriate use of antipsychotics. She is also closely involved with sepsis identification and management.
A/Professor Hullick is an Emergency Physician in Newcastle, New South Wales. She is a senior Harkness Fellow having spent 12 months at Weill Cornell Medical School in New York, investigating care for older people in emergency departments. With this expertise in geriatric emergency medicine, she has developed a program to support acutely unwell residents in residential aged care facilities and has geriatric emergency medicine leadership roles with the Australasian College and the International Federation for Emergency Medicine.
A/Professor Hullick recognises that vulnerable and complex older people need a health system which collaborates, communicates and places people and their families at the centre of care.