RACGP awarded 20 academic posts to general practice registrars to undertake research and teaching during 2019. A list of successful applicants and their research projects can be accessed here: 2019 Academic Post Registrars and research questions (PDF 469 KB)
The RACGP Academic Post 2019 Cohort Guide provides comprehensive information for current and prospective academic registrars and their training providers.
RACGP Academic Post Cohort Guide 2019 (PDF 204 KB)
Scholarly articles published by 2019 Academic Registrars:
- "Advance care planning in dementia: a qualitative study of Australian general practitioners" published by 2019 Academic Post registrar Dr Adnan Alam (available via CSIRO)
- "Educator perceptions on teaching Indigenous health: Racism, privilege and self‐reflexivity" published by 2019 Academic Post Registrar Dr Alyssa Vass (available from Wiley)
- "Trends in long-term opioid prescriptions for musculoskeletal conditions in Australian general practice: a national longitudinal study using Medicine Insight, 2012–2018" published by 2019 Academic Post Registrar Dr Sean Black-Tiong (available at BMJ)
- Dr Adnan Alam was awarded the Australian Journal of Primary Health Best Oral Paper Prize for his paper entitled 'Advance care planning in dementia: A qualitative study of Australian general practitioners' at the AAAPC Annual Research Conference in August 2020.
- Dr Rita McMorrow was awarded the Alan Chancellor Award – presented to a GP or general practice registrar considered to be the best first presenter of a research paper at the RACGP’s annual conference – GP19 in October 2019.
- Dr Georgina Taylor was awarded the Ada Wilmadda Parry Aboriginal Health Scholarship – presented to the best project idea that focuses on improving cultural and linguistic understanding between indigenous patients and general practitioners to create positive health change in the Northern Territory.
- Dr Sean Black-Tiong has been awarded the Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) / RACGP Foundation Research Grant.
- Dr Katrina Giskes has been awarded the HCF Research Foundation / RACGP Foundation Research Grant.