AAAPC News - November 2020

19 Dec 2020 1:39 PM | Lynsey Brown (Administrator)

Join the Membership and Marketing Subcommittee!

Joining a Subcommittee is one of the best ways to get more involved in AAAPC. It is a great way to meet and work alongside colleagues from all over the organisation. The Membership and Marketing Subcommittee is still looking for keen members to join them. 

  • Membership and Marketing Subcommittee (Chair Dr Lauralie Richard) If you enjoy thinking and working creatively, and you have marketing, social media, video-editing and graphic design skills, this subcommittee is for you! We are a dynamic group of people from different disciplines with different skills. We welcome you to  expand your network with us!

If you are interested in joining this vibrant and productive Subcommittee, please email your details to


AAAPC Member Noticeboard - A new place to find out what's on

As many of you know, members of AAAPC are regularly coordinating and connected to lots of workshops, conferences, training events and job opportunities. And now there is an easy place for AAAPC members to both view and announce interesting opportunities!

The AAAPC Member Noticeboard can be accessed by logging into the website. It is a Members Only feature, and well worth checking out. There are quite a few interesting announcements up there right now.


NAPCRG 48th Virtual Annual Meeting on now - November 20-24 2020

You are still able to register to attend the North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting, which is currently on now virtually. For those of you wondering what to do this weekend, NAPCRG is a great opportunity to experience the width and depth of international primary care research. There are quite a few AAAPC members presenting content and some content will also be accessible for registrants post-conference. With reduced prices and the virtual option, it is a great opportunity.


Medical Research Future Fund News


Celebrating some AAAPC Members

A shout out to some members who have had recent publication success:

I know that this list does not comprehensively include the many achievements of all of our members (apologies). But please send me an email at when you or another member you know has a new publication out or receives an award so that we can all celebrate them!


Welcome to New AAAPC Members

We warmly welcome all new members to AAAPC - this month we especially welcome Jianrong Zhang. If you would like your bio to be published in the monthly newsletter, please email This is a great way to build networks within our community. 


Jianrong Zhang, MD, MPH is a PhD Student (in General Practice) at the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne (Australia). In 2008-2016, Jianrong accomplished medicine degrees at Guangzhou Medical University (China). From 2017 to 2019, he studied epidemiology and biostatistics as a Master of Public Health candidate, and learned health policy as a Clark-Fox Policy Scholar, at Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis (USA). His research interests include population health, oncology, thoracic surgery, primary care, health services research, study design & methodology, research on publications, and health policy. In 2014-2020 (29 Oct), Jianrong published 20 research articles, 2 reviews, 2 case studies, 11 perspectives/editorials, 2 letters to the editor & 15 conference abstracts in peer-review journals, and had presentations at several international conferences (e.g., WCLC, ESMO Asia, SCT Annual Meeting). Jianrong is also a reviewer of high-impact journals, a member of several academic societies (e.g., IASLC, ASCO, ATS, SCT, CHPAMS, AAAPC), and an editor of some academic journals.



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