Dr Mary Ann Johnson has been involved in the establishment and ongoing support of the HOPE Fund since 2018 to improve patient outcomes

The fund has been established to achieve the following core objectives:

Patient Focus:

  • To fund innovative & sector leading medical research projects to both improve patient outcomes, and position our surgical team as world leading innovators in the space CollaborationTo provide critical capacity funding, with direct investment in additional medical, nursing & research staffing within the hospital structure Cutting Edge
  • To provide grant making opportunities to enable the medical specialists to engage with education & fellowship opportunities To learn more about the HOPE fund please visit:
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • St Vincent's Private Hospital
  • Gastroenterological Society of Australia
  • Gastroenterological Society of Australia
  • Monash University
  • Australia and New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Association
  • Australia & New Zealand Gastro Oesophageal Surgery Association
  • Eastern Health
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Knox Community Hospital
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Goulburn Valley Health
  • Epworth Eastern Hospital
  • General Surgeons Australia
  • Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS) of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association for Academic Surgery