Lyn has worked as a midwife and nurse for over 30 years. She has been involved in various teaching and research roles across Flinders University since 2003. Previously at the Flinders University Rural Clinical School, Lyn is now based at Bedford Park in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences as a midwifery lecturer. Her PhD (2017) looked interprofessional education and collaborative practice in the rural setting.
Her interests include interprofessional learning, student engagement, online learning, rural health, indigenous health and communities of practice.
RMIT -Bachelor of Nursing, Master of Nursing (Education)
Flinders University - PhD (IPE and Collaborative Practice)
CNHS VPED Award (2020). Education award (Level A/B) for investigation and topic design of MIDW1016 Indigenous Health for Midwives
Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching:Master of Clinical Education (Team) (2016)
Winner SA Innovation Award, Limestone Coast Regional Awards. (2013) Presented to Flinders University Rural Clinical School Chris Nobes, Lyn Gum, Lucie Walters, and Sharon Liu for developing standardised patient clinical training program to support health professional student training and professional development in health services across rural South Australia.
ALTC citation award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning ( 2011) - Flinders University
Flinders Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant (team) (2009) - Medical and Midwifery Students Learning Together
Provide teaching, curriculum development and undertake scholarship in midwifery and/or nursing education.
Using Lego for teaching
Working Party member Interprofessional Global (Policy)
Member of AIPPEN - Australian Inteprrofessional Practice and Education Network
Member - Australian College of Midwives
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