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 Board.


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 Board 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

 

Dr Karen Nicholls 

Chair 

Professor Jenny Reath

Deputy Chair 

Associate Professor Peter O’Mara 

Faculty Board Chair 

Dr Angela Forrest 

Co-Deputy Board Chair 

Dr Hung The Nguyen 

Faculty Censor

Associate Professor Brad Murphy 

Honorary Faculty Provost 

Dr Melanie Dorrington 

GP Member

Dr Janelle Trees

GP Member

Dr Kali Hayward

GP Member

Dr Karin Jodlowski-Tan

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.

Vacant Positions

There are currently no vacant positions on the RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Education Committee
 


Enquiries

For further information, please contact the Faculty on:

1800 000 251

 aboriginalhealth@racgp.org.au