AAAPC News - August 2019

23 Aug 2019 2:57 PM | Lynsey Brown (Administrator)

Upcoming Webinar

We are looking forward to hearing Professor Felicity Goodyear-Smith from the University of Auckland speak at a webinar on Wednesday the 6th of November from 11am-12pm AEST.

The title is 'An accidental academic'. Professor Goodyear-Smith will share some of her career journey and stories of co-design research projects involving Pacific people in South Auckland, Māori youth in Northland, and primary care researchers in low- and middle-income countries.

All primary health care researchers and teachers are welcome to attend!

Please register via the link below:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the webinar.

AAAPC Subcommittees

AAAPC has four subcommittees:

  • Primary Care Research, Policy and Advocacy
  • ECR and Capacity Development
  • Conference and Professional Development
  • Membership and Marketing

If you are a member of AAAPC and interested in becoming more involved, joining one of the subcommittees is an excellent way to start. Brief descriptions of the subcommittees are available on the website.

Please stay posted over the next week for an email with instructions on how to express interest in joining a subcommittee.

NHRMC Peer Review Panel Self-Nominations closing (very) soon

NHMRC self-nominations for peer review are open until 28 August. Self-nominations are entirely acceptable and happen through the NHMRC Research Grants Management System. 

All primary care researchers should be encouraged to self-nominate. It is a great learning opportunity and we need more primary care researchers to be involved. 

Further details can be found here:

Invitation to participate in NHMRC-funded development of a new guideline for stroke prevention

Calling those interested in participating in a multidisciplinary, multi-speciality formation of new guideline for stroke prevention for the International Union of Angiology. The focus will be on carotid artery disease with implications for all arterial disease prevention.

The aim is to update the field and overcome procedural biases in existing guidelines. The project involves systematic reviews of guidelines and studies
regarding how to best define and modify arterial disease risk factors
(including hypertension, lipids, smoking etc) for primary and secondary

All work is done via email and variable time contributions are accommodated. For further information please email and see and

A/Prof Anne Abbott
Neuroscience Department
Central Clinical School
Monash University

Welcome to New AAAPC Members

We warmly welcome all new members to AAAPC - if you would like your bio to be published in the monthly newsletter, please send it to is a great way to build networks within our community.

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