Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Education Committee


The RACGP Governance Committees Education Committees Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Education Committee

About this committee

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.

Committee members

Member

Position

Dr Karen Nicholls

Chair, RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Education Committee

Dr Angela Forrest

Board – Co-Deputy Chair

Associate Professor Peter O’Mara

Faculty Board Chair

Dr Hung The Nguyen

Faculty Censor

Associate Professor Brad Murphy

Faculty Provost

Professor Jenny Reath

 Deputy Chair

Dr Melanie Dorrington

GP Member

Professor Marlene Drysdale

Community Member

Dr Kali Hayward

GP Member

Dr Karin Jodlowski-Tan

GP Member

Mr Kym Thomas

Community Member

Dr Janelle Trees

GP Member

Dr Wendy Thornthwaite

GP Member

 

Also in attendance

Member

Position

Dr Kaye Atkinson

Chair, REC Pre-Fellowship Education

Dr Janice Bell

Chair, REC Post-Fellowship Education

Dr Mark Rowe

General Manager Education Services

Ms Michelle Gonsalvez

Manager, RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Dr Tim Senior

Medical Advisor

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

 1800 000 251

 aboriginalhealth@racgp.org.au


Download the terms of reference

Education committee terms of reference (PDF 419 KB)