Michelle Gold



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Michelle Gold is a palliative care physician and Director of Palliative Care at Alfred Health.

Michelle has broad experience caring for patients with malignant and non-malignant diseases, including burns, respiratory disease and trauma. 

Michelle oversees a team of specialist nurses, allied health and medical and staff, including junior doctors. Michelle is part of the Improving End of Life Care Committee and the Voluntary Assisted Dying Working Group.

In her teaching roles at both Alfred Health and Monash University, Michelle mentors junior medical staff and participates in research. She has spoken widely to community groups on topics related to palliative care and voluntary assisted dying.

Michelle is currently President-Elect of the Chapter of Palliative, Medicine, RACP and chairs the Spirituality Training Working Party.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Palliative care
  • Voluntary Assisted Dying
  • Patient care

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