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Academic GP trainees

Current Academic Post Program

Applications for the 2022 Academic Post Program are now open and close Monday 5 July 2021. For more information see the 2022 Academic Post program page.

Thinking of an academic placement?

Those interested in engaging in GP research and curious others are invited to contact the research team for more information.

2021 MCCC academic GP trainees (registrars)

Academic Registrar Academic Supervisor Project Title
Dr Lauren Cussen University of Melbourne Application of the ECHO Model as a learning tool for Primary Care education in rural and remote Victoria.
Dr Chang-June (Jun) Jung University of Melbourne A 2019 Chlamydia study in urban and regional areas of general practice in Victoria, Australia: analysis of testing, diagnosis, treatment and re-testing rates.
Dr Brent Venning University of Melbourne A discrete choice experiment: Patient preferences and willingness-to-pay for genomic testing and polygenic risk assessment in primary care.

2020 MCCC Academic Registrars

Academic Registrar Academic Supervisor Project Title
Dr Anna Power Prof. Meredith Temple-SmithUniversity of Melbourne Exploring barriers and strategies to obtaining informed consent in medical consultations with Burma-born women living in Victoria.
Dr Asiel Adan Sanchez Prof. Meredith Temple-SmithUniversity of Melbourne An educational intervention on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer health: impact on knowledge, attitudes and perceptions in Australian medical students.
Dr Ching Kay Li Dr Christopher BartonMonash University Postpartum contraception – what are women’s expectations?

2019 MCCC Academic Registrars

Academic Registrar Academic Supervisor Project Title
Dr Adnan Alam Dr Chris BartonMonash University Investigating the barriers and enablers to advance care planning for patients with dementia in general practice.
Dr Laura Beaton Prof. Lena Sanci
University of Melbourne
School-based health services and eHealth: exploring the new national digital health record system for adolescents and clinicians.
Dr Eleanor Lynch Prof. Jon Emery
University of Melbourne
How to optimise the implementation of clinical resources to assist GPs in the management of patients on systemic cancer treatment. A qualitative study.
Dr Claire Mahoney Prof. Lena Sanci
University of Melbourne
Caring for children and adolescents in General Practice: Are we preparing Australian General Practice registrars for all aspects of primary care paediatrics? A mixed-methods study.
Dr Rita McMorrow Dr.  Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis
University of Melbourne
Impact of retrospective continuous glucose monitoring on health service utilisation in people with type 2 Diabetes: a secondary analysis of the GP-OSMOTIC Study.
Dr Alyssa Vass A/Prof. Claire Harrison and
Prof. Karen Adams
Monash University
Assessing cultural capability of fourth-year medical students entering their general practice term: are students prepared to work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients in a general practice context?