MBBS , BSc (Hons) , FRACP

Dr McLaren is a medical oncologist from south-east Melbourne.

An early-adopter of VAD, he has conducted eligibility assessments in over 150 cases of application for VAD. He is a Clinical Moderator of the state-based VAD Community of Practice, an online forum for VAD-involved doctors to discuss their experiences, and is the founding director of VADANZ – Voluntary Assisted Dying practitioners of Australia and New Zealand; a group focused on the practice of, rather than the advocacy for, assisted dying and euthanasia services. He is also conducting a PhD through Monash University on the effect of VAD involvement on grief and bereavement.