AAAPC News - January 2020

29 Jan 2020 4:00 PM | Lynsey Brown (Administrator)

Winner of 2020 AAAPC Travelling Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr Michael Wright of University of Technology, Sydney

Michael will be travelling to the UK to visit the University of Manchester and other leading GP researchers “to investigate the establishment of primary care networks in the English National Health Service (NHS) and provide understanding about whether these structures are likely to reform delivery of UK general practice services, and whether they are applicable for Australia’s health system.”

We look forward to hearing from Michael about his findings when he returns - safe travels Michael!


AAAPC 2020 Annual Research Conference - call for abstracts

The call for abstracts for the AAAPC Annual Research Conference is now open, please circulate this opportunity to your colleagues and through your networks.

We welcome abstract submissions covering the full spectrum of primary care across a range of multidisciplinary perspectives. We also welcome contributions focusing on methodological developments and challenges relevant to the field. We will consider abstracts of relevance to primary care practice, research, education, and policy.

We are delighted to announce that the Australian Journal of Primary Health (AJPH) will be publishing an online supplement with the accepted abstracts from the Conference (see 2019 Issue).

Submissions close Sunday 15 March 2020.

Scholarships to the AAAPC Annual Research Conference

Exciting new opportunity -  AAAPC is pleased to offer two competitive scholarships to support attendance of its members at the 2020 Annual Research Conference on the Gold Coast.

We are offering one Student scholarship and one scholarship to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander of Australia or Māori and/or Pacific People of New Zealand. We invite you to have a look at the selection criteria on the conference website.

To apply, please tick the appropriate box when submitting your abstract online.

Don’t miss out!


Welcome to New AAAPC Members

We warmly welcome all new members to AAAPC - if you would like your bio and photo to be published in the monthly newsletter, please email aaapc.secretariat@anu.edu.au This is a great way to build networks within our community. 



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