Dr Jessica Dean
Dr Jessica Dean is an intensive care trainee.Having undertaken the Medicine/Law double degree at Monash University, Dr Dean enjoys being involved in legal research and teaching law to doctors and medical students. As the 2014 President of the Australian Medical Students’ Association, Dr Dean was responsible for the development and implementation of the AMSA Mental Health campaign; a national student-run campaign run at all 20 medical schools around Australia, meeting with medical school deans, university vice-chancellors and politicians – with more than 5,000 students attending events nationally. Dr Dean has been a Director on the Board of Beyond Blue since 2015. She is also currently on the steering committee for the Federal Government initiative to improve the mental health of doctors and on the Clinical Governance and Quality Committee of ‘The Way Back’ program.
Dr Dean was a 2017 State finalist for Young Australian of the Year for her work in mental health and sexual health.