Immediate Past Chair
Assoc Prof Ayman Shenouda was appointed Chair of RACGP Rural in October 2014 and served as Chair until October 2020, after serving as Deputy Chair for six years. He is also a member of RACGP NSW&ACT and was on the RACGP National Standard Committee – Education for several years. He is current Chair of Wagga Wagga GP After Hours Services. Former roles include Chair of the Remote Vocational Training Scheme, Director of Medical Education Coast City Country General Practice Training Riverina/Murrumbidgee, and Director on the board of the Riverina Division of General Practice and Primary Health.
Assoc Prof Shenouda was named the 2009 RACGP General Practitioner of the Year, while his Glenrock Country Practice was named the 2007 NSW&ACT General Practice of the Year and awarded three Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited awards in 2009 and 2010.
After migrating from Egypt more than 28 years ago, Assoc Prof Shenouda commenced his medical career in Australia as a surgical registrar in Tasmania in 1995, and has been a rural GP in Wagga Wagga for the past 20 years, where he established Glenrock Country Practice. His main special interest is education and training. He is passionate about developing quality frameworks and systematic management tools to enable and enhance the work undertaken by GPs, and about improving patient access and delivering equitable, high-quality patient care in rural and remote Australia.
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