Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Committee


Providing advice and direction

The Education Committee provides advice and direction to RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health regarding education, vocational training and assessment issues relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

This Committee is a sub-committee of the RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Council.

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Enhance excellence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health training and provide support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander registrars as part of general practice vocation training and post fellowship quality improvement and continuing professional development.
  • Provide advice to RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Council on priorities for RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health from an educational perspective including the development, implementation and review of an education work plan.
  • Consider any other matters relevant to general practice education as it relates to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health as required.

Education Committee Members

Position

Dr Olivia O'Donoghue

Chair 

Professor Jenny Reath

Deputy Chair

Associate Professor Peter O’Mara

Faculty Council Chair

Dr Angela Forrest

Co-Deputy Council Chair

Dr Hung The Nguyen

Faculty Censor

Associate Professor Brad Murphy

Honorary Faculty Provost

Dr Tanya Schramm

GP Member

Dr Janelle Trees

GP Member

Dr Douglas Randell

GP Member

Dr Kay Brumpton

GP Member

Dr Wendy Thornthwaite

GP Member

Mr Kym Thomas

Community Member

Professor Marlene Drysdale

Community Member

Dr Genevieve Yates

Chair, REC Pre-Fellowship Education

Dr Janice Bell

Chair, REC Pre-Fellowship Education


More information

The Education Committee meets face to face once a year and also three times a year via teleconference. Committee terms are for a period of three years.


Enquiries

For further information, please contact the Faculty on:

1800 000 251

 aboriginalhealth@racgp.org.au