Dr Christine Bennett has been appointed dean of the School of Medicine, Notre Dame Sydney. She takes up the post on May 2. Vice-Chancellor, Professor Celia Hammond said Bennett was selected following a wide ranging international recruitment process. Bennett completed her MBBS at the University of Sydney in 1979, her Masters in Paediatrics at the University of New South Wales in 1987 and became a fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 1987. She has worked in the NSW Department of Health, including time as general manager for the Royal Hospital for Women, director of clinical services and population health at the South Eastern Sydney Area Health Service and CEO of Westmead Hospital and Community Health Services. Over the last nine years, Bennett has worked for Bupa Australia and Bupa International Markets (previously MBF), most recently in the role of chief medical officer and director of healthcare leadership.