Professor Euan Wallace, AM MBChB MD FRCOG FRANZCOG FAHMS, is the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of Safer Care Victoria. Safer Care Victoria was established in response to the Review of Hospital Safety and Quality Assurance, and leads quality and safety improvement in Victorian public and private health services.
Professor Wallace is a senior clinician with an extensive track record in academic medicine and health service delivery. He is a graduate of the Edinburgh Medical School, completing his research and clinical training in Edinburgh before moving to Australia and joining Monash Health and Monash University in 1996.
Prior to his appointment to Safer Care Victoria, Professor Wallace was the Director of Obstetric services at Monash Health, overseeing the growth of these services to become Victoria’s largest maternity service and the home to one of two of Victoria’s public homebirth programs.
Professor Wallace is also the Carl Wood Professor and Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash University where he leads a perinatal medicine research group. His research interests are in fetal development, maternal health, stem cell biology and patient safety.