Edward R Scheffer Cliff MBBS (Hons) BMedSc (Hons)

Dr Eddie Cliff is an Australian haematology registrar and writer with a passion for research in lymphoid malignancies, health policy, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Eddie is currently undertaking a Master of Public Health at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, in Boston, Massachusetts, as a Fulbright Scholar. An aspiring clinician-scientist, Eddie completed his Bachelor of Medical Science with First Class Honours as a visiting student at the University of Oxford, where he researched the physiology of neonatal diabetes, and his MBBS with Honours on full scholarship at Monash University .

Eddie is a serial social entrepreneur, having co-founded Life as a Clinician-Scientist, Connect Education - an education startup, and Monash Future Thinkers, an organisation focusing on how young leaders can collaborate and innovate to solve the challenges of the future. Eddie was a member of the festival21 team twice, a massive and unprecedented celebration of food, sustainability and health. As a member of the Australian Medical Students' Association National Executive, Eddie was very active in campaigns and advocacy, such as around the proposed GP copayment and university fee deregulation.

Eddie has written for the New York Times, NPR, MJA Insight and the Sydney Morning Herald.

He also co-founded the Australian Medical Students' Orchestra and was co-chair of the Monash Medical Orchestra, and remains an active oboist and percussionist.

Eddie completed his basic physician training in 2021 at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and commenced haematology advanced training at Austin Health in 2021.

You can find him on Twitter, Linkedin, and Google Scholar.