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Current and Past recipients of the Academic Post Program

Current and Past recipients of the Academic Post Program

Last updated 5 March 2024

Read about the experience of past academic registrars who have featured in newsGP.

How Academic Posts can offer ‘enormous benefits’

Ahead of applications for the next round of the program, past and present academic registrars share highlights and expectations.

"New government-endorsed PhD pathway for GPs in training"

The RACGP has announced its 2023 academic post cohort, as well as more support for GPs in training who want to pursue a PhD.

"GPs in training: Opportunity to lead in clinical research"

Applications for the 2023 AGPT Academic Post Program will open from 2 May, with the position offering an insight into life as an academic GP.

"Building bridges between primary care, research, and health policy"

A recent recipient of a research scholarship and RACGP Academic Post wants to combine her skills to make a positive impact.

"'You develop so many skills': RACGP Academic Post program"

Dr Talila Milroy jumped at the chance to undertake the Australian Indigenous Doctors' Association Academic Post in 2020.

"New wave of GP-researchers set to tackle vital questions"

GPs in training across Australia are set to examine a variety of critical health issues and work to improve primary care for patients as part of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) 2021 Academic Post program.

“Working to further general practice research”

The RACGP Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2019 grants and awards. Congratulations to previous RACGP Academic Post registrars: Dr Sean Black-Tiong (2019), Dr Katrina Giskes (2019), Dr Melinda Choy (2018) and Dr Roisin Bhamjee (2018).

“Recognition of emerging research in general practice”

The RACGP Foundation recently honoured two of its outstanding researchers. Current Academic Post Registrar (2019) Dr Rita McMorrow was awarded the Alan Chancellor Award.

“RACGP awards: State winners announced”

Former Academic Post Registrar Dr Pallavi Prathivadi is awarded 2019 RACGP Victorian Registrar of the Year.

“A GP for every doctor”

Dr Rebekah Hoffman talks to newsGP about the importance of doctor self-care.

“Balancing academic, clinical and personal life”

With burnout among general practice registrars an all-too-common issue, Dr Bosco Wu focused his academic research on the risks in medical training.

“From general practice registrar to Clinical Dean: A career reflection”

Associate Professor Justin Tse reflects on how his academic post helped pave the way for a fulfilling career in medicine and academia.

“The birth of a career in general practice research”

Dr Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis reflects on how her AGPT academic post led to a PhD and successful career in general practice research.

“E-chatting about digital health to vulnerable populations”

Dr Melinda Choy is hoping her research will make a difference.

“Finding your tribe as a GP and academic”

GP and researcher Dr Liz Sturgiss believes ‘there is still a lot we don’t understand about why general practice works so well’.

"Setting benchmarks for women’s health and general practice training"

General practice registrar Dr Rachel Turner has been recognised for her innovative research into women’s reproductive health.

"Academic posts: Opening doors for general practice registrars"

General practice registrar Dr Rebekah Hoffman talks to newsGP about her experiences undertaking an Australian General Practice Training academic post.

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