Australian Association of Academic General Practice
Minutes of Committee Teleconference August 29th 2003
The meeting was chaired by Justin Beilby
Nigel Stocks, Nick Glasgow, Justin Beilby, Sam Heard, Mark Nelson
Alison Ward, Edi Albert, Jane Gunn.
|Nominations were received from 5 excellent candidates to
take the AAAGP seat at the GPET advisory committee
||The committee discussed the applicants and decided that Ian
Wilson from Adelaide University would be the best representative.
Ian chaired the national consultation that led to the report which was
used as a basis to establish GPET. He has been a state director in the
RACGP Training Program and is still an active educator.
|JB to offer the role to Ian Wilson
|All officers need to reapply.
||There is no rep from Qld and we need to ensure that the
states take this seriously.
||SH to write open email to heads of departments regarding
All officers to renominate.
|Travelling Fellowship needs an email to stimulate
||SH has not sent out an email this year - need to alter the
closing date to fit with this.
||SH to advertise the travelling fellowship - closing date
||Want to change the name to the Australasian Association of
Academic General Practice and seek membership from New Zealand.
Relationship with College Research and Education Committees.
Edi needs to know the likely attendance at the AGM.
|MN to write a motion for the AGM agenda
SH to give predicted attendances to Edi
|Definition of clinical research
||With new grant proposals in the air the committee discussed
the definition of clinical research. It was agreed that clinical research
should involve primarily the assessment of clinical outcomes resulting
from a trial intervention. It did not determine the nature of the
||JB to pursue this further
Date and time of next meeting: The next meeting will be the AGM in Hobart.
Summary of recommendations:
- Change of name to Australasian Association of Academic General Practice -
vote at AGM
- Formal links with RACGP Research and Education Committees - vote at AGM
Completed by Sam Heard