Society for Cost and Value in Health Professions Education (SCVHPE)

Society fpr Cost and Value in Health Professions Education


To advance effective and sustainable health professions education.


To develop capacity for evidence-based decision making concerning the cost and value of health professions education.


To provide effective leadership of cost and value in health professions education through networking, stakeholder engagement, and producing high-quality research.

About us

The Society was established in 2012 through seed funding received from the Higher Education Research and Development Society. Since then, further funding has been received from the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching, and supported by Monash University, Australia.

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Our people

We are an international network of individuals interested in the study of cost and value in the study of health professions education. The activities of the Society are driven by the Executive Council, representing expertise across the fields of education and economics.

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Our works

The Society has produced a number of peer-reviewed papers, editorials, conference presentations and educational resources. Where possible we aim to make these outputs freely available. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to know more about any of our works.

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Key resources

There are a number of key books and articles relevant to the study of cost and value. These resources have underpinned the work of the Society.

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Contact us

The Society for Cost and Value in Health Professions Education (SCVHPE) can be contacted via the Secretary:

Dr Jonathan Foo | Email: | Phone: +61 3 9904 4240