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Our educators

Our educators are highly experienced and passionate GPs

 

Our medical educators are available to mentor our GP registrars. They provide ongoing guidance through regular meetings with small groups of registrars. Our registrars learn general practice through hands-on training with GP supervisors.

Medical educators

Dr John Buckley

Dr John Buckley

Director Medical Education

Dr John Buckley is a passionate GP and educator. He wants to instil an energy in future GPs to do great work with continual vigour.

Dr Patricia Stuart

Dr Patricia Stuart

Associate Director Medical Education – Rural

Dr Patricia Stuart is a rural GP and medical educator based in Toowoomba. She coordinates the rural training program for GPTQ.

Dr John de Vries

Dr John de Vries

Acting Deputy Director Medical Education

Dr John De Vries draws on many years of experience in both rural and metro practice in his teaching.

Dr Graham Emblen

Dr Graham Emblen

Senior Associate Director of Medical Education

Dr Graham Emblen has had a full and colourful career, constantly seeking new challenges and delving into refugee health.

Dr Amelia Duhs

Dr Amelia Duhs

Assistant Director Medical Education – Corporate

Dr Amelia Duhs balances medical education with general practice at Spring Hill Medical Centre in Brisbane and motherhood. She’s passionate about mental health and women’s health.

Dr Ewen McPhee

Dr Ewen McPhee

Assistant Director Medical Education – Rural

Dr Ewen McPhee, Emerald-based GP and medical educator, talks about supporting rural GPs and developing a community model of care.

Dr Rebecca Lock

Dr Rebecca Lock

District Medical Education Coordinator – Brisbane North

Dr Rebecca Lock is a GP and District Medical Education Coordinator for the Brisbane North District. She conducts rural medical education advisory work and examines for RACGP.

Dr Scott Preston

Dr Scott Preston

District Medical Education Coordinator – Brisbane South

Dr Scott Preston, GP, Stafford, and Medical Educator / District Coordinator Brisbane South, talks about his role as a GP and medical educator.

Dr Mike Hurley

Dr Mike Hurley

Assistant District Rural Medical Educator – Darling Downs & West Moreton

Meet Dr Mike Hurley, medical educator and GP specialising in anaesthetics and emergency. He also has the opportunity to work with his wife, Dr Jaime Hurley.

Dr Carolyn Russell

Dr Carolyn Russell

Medical Educator – Brisbane North District (Outer Northern Hub)

Dr Carolyn Russell is a GP counsellor and medical educator. She supervises young GPs and mentors those who are interested in mental health.

Dr Karen Savery

Dr Karen Savery

Medical Educator – Brisbane North District (Inner Northern S Hub)

Meet Dr Karen Savery, a Brisbane-based assistant medical educator and GP who conducts medical education with the Hospital and Health Service in Carseldine.

Dr Trish Rathie

Dr Trish Rathie

Senior Medical Educator – Registrar Review (Corporate)

Dr Trish Rathie is a GP and medical educator. She is currently completing a Masters of Clinical Education and conducts ECT visits in Brisbane.

Dr Lisa Fraser

Dr Lisa Fraser

Medical Educator – Hospital Programs

Meet Dr Lisa Fraser, GP and GPTQ medical educator. She talks about her experience of rural medicine and her passion for passing on knowledge.

Dr Danielle Arabena

Dr Danielle Arabena

Medical Educator – Indigenous Health Training

Dr Danielle Arabena is not your usual medical educator. Descended from the Meriam Mer people, Danielle was called upon to become a doctor.

Dr Ben Mitchell

Dr Ben Mitchell

Medical Educator – Research

As a GP, teacher and researcher, Dr Ben Mitchell divides his time between GPTQ, The University of Queensland and his Brisbane practice.

Dr Lesley Palmer

Dr Lesley Palmer

Medical Educator – Training Advisor

Dr Lesley Palmer guides registrars through their training to ensure they meet the training rules and are managing their work alongside any personal issues.

Dr Chris Briggs

Dr Chris Briggs

Assistant Medical Educator – Gold Coast District

Dr Chris Briggs always knew he wanted to solve problems and help people.

Dr Andrew Moore

Dr Andrew Moore

Assistant Medical Educator – Brisbane North District (Inner Northern J Hub)

Dr Drew Moore is a medical educator for our north side Stafford node, a teacher at The University of Queensland and a keen cook.

Dr Kate Krimmer

Dr Kate Krimmer

Assistant Medical Educator – Brisbane North District (Outer Northern Hub)

Dr Kate Krimmer works as a GP in the North Metro area and is one of GPTQ’s newest medical educators.

Dr Marie-Louise Dick

Dr Marie-Louise Dick

Assistant Medical Educator – Brisbane South District (Central Hub)

Assistant Medical Educator, Dr Marie-Louise Dick is passionate about education. She has won teaching awards for her work at The University of Queensland.

Dr Brendan Triggs

Dr Brendan Triggs

Assistant Medical Educator – Brisbane South District (Western Hub)

Brisbane GP Dr Brendan Triggs enjoys diagnosing and practising a variety of medicine.

Dr Kate Wallis

Dr Kate Wallis

Assistant Medical Educator – Toowoomba Rural

Toowoomba-based GP and medical educator, Dr Kate Wallis shares her journey to becoming a GP.

Dr Kate Wallis

Dr Kathie James

Assistant Medical Educator – Brisbane North District (Inner Northern S Hub)

Meet Dr Kathie James, an Ashgrove-based GP with over 25 years’ experience. She’s also one of GPTQ’s newest assistant medical educators.

Liaison officers

Dr Bruce Willett

Dr Bruce Willett

Supervisors Liaison Officer – Corporate
Brisbane-based doctor, Dr Bruce Willett, shares his experiences as a GP and GP supervisor – and the benefits of both.

Dr Sue Masel

Dr Sue Masel

Rural Supervisors Liaison Officer – Corporate

Dr Sue Masel, Goondiwindi-based GP, shares her experiences as a country GP and how she supports other rural GPs.

Dr Steve Kearney

Dr Steve Kearney

District Supervisor Liaison Officer – Brisbane North

The skills Dr Steve Kearney learned as a doctor in the Army have served him well for his role as a GP supervisor.

Dr Andrew Weissenberger

Dr Andrew Weissenberger

District Supervisor Liaison Officer – Gold Coast

Gold Coast GP Dr Andrew Weissenberger shares his love of teaching registrars and supporting GP supervisors in his role as GPTQ’s District Supervisor Liaison Officer for the Gold Coast.

Dr Jaime Hurley

Dr Jaime Hurley

Hospitals Liaison Officer

Dr Jaime Hurley, a GP with special skills in obstetrics talks about the importance of reopening maternity services at Beaudesert Hospital.

Dr Krystyna de Lange

Dr Krystyna de Lange

Registrars Liaison Officer

Discover Krystyna’s journey from medical student to GPTQ’s new RLO

Dr Jaime Hurley

Dr Sam Petersen

Rural Registrar Liaison Officer

Dr Sam Petersen is a GP registrar based at Chinchilla in rural Queensland. Here he talks about his role as GPTQ’s Rural Registrar Liaison Officer providing support to rural registrars.