When make-believe mirrors real life

It was a make-believe scenario Dr Rowan accepted with good grace, as you do when playing a role on stage at the Brisbane Hilton Hotel with hypotheticals supremo Geoffrey Robertson, QC.

“We thought it was a great way to showcase emerging technologies… and some of the ethical, legal and clinical challenges clinicians face today,” Dr Rowan said afterwards.

In real life, Dr Rowan divides his time between an addiction-medicine practice and his work as chief medical officer, UnitingCare Health, and director of medical services at St Andrew&rsquo