Áine is Professor of Healthcare Integration and Improvement at University College Dublin, Ireland and a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine at the National Rehabilitation University Hospital in Dublin. She is Chair of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) and Co-Director of IFIC Ireland, a collaborative hub established to support integrated care activities in Ireland.
Prior to this, she was National Director of the Clinical Strategy and Programmes Division in the Health Services Executive in Ireland. During her tenure, Professor Carroll established the Integrated Care Programmes to promote coordinated care and teamwork across services and specialties, ensuring that care is provided effectively and seamlessly to patients as they move through the system. Áine is known internationally for her expertise in integrated care, whole system change, complexity and implementation. She is passionate about person centred coordinated care, complexity theory in healthcare and the power of stories.