Facilitators

Hugh Grantham

Professor Grantham has extensive experience in clinical education particularly in emergency medicine field. He is currently Prof paramedics Flinders University.

Past experience has included rural general practice medical director of SA ambulance service, emergency and disaster medicine.

Amy Keir

Dr. Amy Keir is a Consultant Neonatologist at the Women’s and the Children’s Hospital and a Retrieval Consultant with SAAS MedSTAR kids in Adelaide, South Australia.  She is passionate about teaching advanced neonatal life support skills to healthcare professionals working in the pre-hospital environment and outside of tertiary centres.  Amy enjoys lively, interactive and hands-on teaching sessions.

Kate Kloza

Dr Kate Kloza graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2006. After several years wandering in the medical wilderness doing a variety of hospital and remote medicine jobs, she finally obtained her FACRRM in 2017. Her current work location is TBA as she applies for various jobs in rural and remote Australia.

Tim Leeuwenburg

Tim Leeuwenburg is a rural proceduralist from Kangaroo Island SA, with a mild obsession for airway management in austere environment, guerrilla sim and the use of FOAMed (free open access medical education) to shorten knowledge translation via asynchronous distributed knowledge using web 2.0 technology. More info at https://about.me/timleeuwenburg

Scott Lewis

Dr Scott Lewis is a rural GP Anaesthetist, practicing GP in Wudinna for ten years. He is Vice President of the Rural Doctors’ Association of South Australia, a supervisor for GPEx and a supervisor for Flinders University. Scott is interested in flying planes and driving at high speeds…….

Mark Ralfe

MB ChB, DRANZCOG DCH FRACGP AdvCert ClinHypnosis MSportsMed

Mark is a Sports Medicine Doctor having completed his under graduate training in New Zealand and obtained post graduate Diploma’s in Obstetrics and Paediatrics before entering the RACGP country training stream. After gaining his RACGP Fellowship Mark spent 2 years as a country doctor before coming back to Adelaide finishing his EMST, GP radiography and yearlong Emergency medicine certificate through the Lyell McEwin Hospital.  Marks studied Hypnosis for sports performance and the Masters of Sports Medicine was completed in 2009 through the University of New South Wales.  Mark works full time at the Wakefield Sports Clinic in Adelaide.

 

Mark worked as an SANFL doctor for 12 years has been a Cricket Australia doctor and is currently the Great Western Sydney Adelaide based doctor and the previous Chair of Sports Medicine for the RACGP.

Emma Ryan

Dr Emma Ryan MBBS, Dip Child Health, FRAGCP, FACD

Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists

Visiting specialist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Alice Springs Hospital.

Dr Emma Ryan completed her undergraduate degree in Medicine at the University of Adelaide.  She pursued vocational training in General practice and completed this in 2007; subsequently working in private practice as well as an educator through the University of Adelaide.

Emma left general practice in 2009 to pursue her interest in skin disease and completed her specialist dermatology training in early 2013.

Emma practices both medical and surgical dermatology and retains a strong interest in children’s health and medical education, lecturing medical students and supervising dermatology registrars. Particular interests include paediatric dermatology, acne and acne scarring, cancer surveillance and inflammatory skin disease.

Emma has an interest in cosmetic dermatology utilising light and laser treatments, radiofrequency and treats axillary hyperhidrosis with underarm injections.

Roger Sexton

Dr Sexton has practised as a procedural rural general practitioner for over 30 years and currently works as a rural GP locum, Adelaide medical school clinical skills tutor and executive health clinician.

He has been a past Presiding Member of the Medical Board of SA, member of the PBAC and Federal AMA Council of General Practice. He currently holds board directorships with MIGA, NPS MedicineWise and Doctors Health Services.

He completed his Adelaide MAB in 2015 and has a keen and long-standing interest in undergraduate and post graduate medical education which was acknowledged by the AMA(SA) Medical Educators Award in 2015.

He also has a long-standing and specific interest in medical indemnity and the health of the medical profession and has been the Medical Director of Doctors’ Health SA since its inception in 2010.

Phil Tideman

Philip Tideman is the Clinical Director of Cardiology and the Integrated Cardiovascular Clinical Network, Country Health South Australia LHN. He is a Cardiologist based at the Flinders Medical Centre, where he is the Deputy Regional Head of Cardiology, in Adelaide, although most of his clinical work is based in the country areas of SA.

His clinical and research work over the last 15 years has been strongly focused on improving access for country residents to up-to-date evidence based Cardiac care, working very closely with rural GPs, nurses, hospitals and a range of other research collaborators across SA. His teaching activity is focussed on post-graduate rural GP training and CME.