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Professor Moira Sim is Executive Dean, School of Medical and Health Sciences at Edith Cowan University
Professor Moira Sim is a general practitioner and a specialist addiction medicine physician with over 30 years in clinical practice in the community and has been at ECU since 2004. Moira has worked toincrease access to quality care through professional education, advocacy and the establishment of system change through many roles in the healthcare system.
Moira holds a Clinical Adjunct position at the School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Western Australia, and is a member of the Impairment Review Committee at the Nurses and Midwives Board and a panel list on the Impairment Review Committee and Professional Standards Committee for the Medical Board for the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. She is part of the education team for Medical Defence Australia National. Moira has served as Medical Director to Silver Chain’s Home Hospital, and as a member of the Medical Defence Association President’s Medical Liaison Council, the Western Australian Council for Safety and Quality in Health Care, the Musculoskeletal Network Executive Advisory Group, the Psychotherapeutic Drugs Committee of the Western Australian Therapeutics Advisory Group and the Care and Strategic Services Advisory Groupat Amana Living.
Moira has previously been Chair of the Osborne Division of General Practitioners, Deputy Chair of General Practice Divisionsof Western Australia, Deputy Chairperson of the Western Australian Faculty of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Board Director ofAustralian Divisions of General Practice and she has led a team which provided medical advice for the Health and Disability Services Complaints Office in Western Australia. She is a peer reviewer for the journals BMJ Open, Australian Family Physician, the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, and Drug and Alcohol Review. She is a Fellow of both the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine(the Royal Australasian College of Physicians).
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