Dr Wendy Hu

Clinical Associate Professor
General Practice, Westmead Clinical School
Centre for Values, Ethics & Law in Medicine (VELIM)

C24 - Westmead Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: 02 46203896
F: 02 46203891

Research interests

Medical uncertainty, epistemology of medicine.

Clinical reasoning and decision making.

Doctor-patient and organisational communication.

Risk discourse and risk communication.

Lay experiences of healthcare.

Mixed methods research, including qualitative and interdisciplinary approaches.


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


  • Abbott, P., Reath, J., Rosenkranz, S., Usherwood, T., Hu, W. (2014), Increasing GP supervisor research skills - enhancing clinical practice and teaching. Australian Family Physician. 43(5), 327-330. [Abstract]


  • Abbott, P., Dadich, A., Hosseinzadeh, H., Kang, M., Hu, W., Bourne, C., Murray, C., Reath, J. (2013), Practice nurses and sexual health care - Enhancing team care within general practice. Australian Family Physician. 42(10), 729-733. [Abstract]
  • Skapetis, T., Gerzina, T., Hu, W., Cameron, W. (2013), Effectiveness of a brief educational workshop intervention among primary care providers at 6 months: uptake of dental emergency supporting resources. Rural and Remote Health. 13(2), 2286. [Abstract]


  • Skapetis, T., Gerzina, T., Hu, W. (2012), Can a four-hour interactive workshop on the management of dental emergencies be effective in improving self reported levels of clinician proficiency?. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal. 15(1), 14-22.
  • Rosenkranz, S., Abbott, P., Reath, J., Gunasekera, H., Hu, W. (2012), Promoting diagnostic accuracy in general practitioner management of otitis media in children: findings from a multimodal, interactive workshop on tympanometry and pneumatic otoscopy. Quality in Primary Care. 20(4), 275-285. [Abstract]


  • Monrouxe, L., Rees, C., Hu, W. (2011), Differences in medical students' explicit discourses of professionalism: acting, representing, becoming. Medical Education. 45(6), 585-602. [Abstract]


  • Nguyen, M., Wainstein, B., Hu, W., Ziegler, J. (2010), Parental satisfaction with oral peanut food challenges; perception of outcomes and impact on management of peanut allergy. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 21(8), 1119-26. [Abstract]
  • Lipworth, W., Davey, H., Carter, S., Hooker, C., Hu, W. (2010), Beliefs and beyond: what can we learn from qualitative studies of lay people's understandings of cancer risk?. Health Expectations. 13(2), 113-124. [Abstract]


  • Hu, W., Grbich, C. (2009), Student, Supervisor, Researcher, Researched: Relationships and the Qualitative Research Journey. In: Qualitative Journeys: Student and Mentor Experiences With Research. (pp.125-140).United States: Sage Science Press.
  • Kemp, A., Hu, W. (2009), New action plans for the management of anaphylaxis. Australian Family Physician. 38(1-2), 31-35. [Abstract]


  • Hu, W., Grbich, C., Kemp, A. (2008), When doctors disagree: a qualitative study of doctors' and parents' views on the risks of childhood food allergy. Health Expectations. 11(3), 208-219. [Abstract]
  • Kemp, A., Hu, W. (2008), Food allergy and anaphylaxis - dealing with uncertainty. The Medical Journal of Australia. 188(9), 503-504. [Abstract]
  • Hu, W., Loblay, R., Ziegler, J., Kemp, A. (2008), Attributes and views of families with food allergic children recruited from allergy clinics and from a consumer organization. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 19(3), 264-269. [Abstract]
  • Hu, W., Katelaris, C., Kemp, A. (2008), Allergic rhinitis - practical management strategies. Australian Family Physician. 37(4), 214-20. [Abstract]