The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is congratulating this year’s national RACGP Award winners.
The GP Supervisor of the Year Award has gone to Dr Kate Manderson.
Dr Manderson is an experienced GP supervisor and Principal GP of four practices in the Shoalhaven, with special interests in Aerospace Medicine, Clinical and Military Medicine, and Women’s Health.
Dr Manderson said, “It’s really delightful to be honoured by our peers and by our colleagues, to be recognised for a job that is often unrecognised and unrewarded.
“There is some wonderful doctors around I am proud to be recognised as one.”
General Practice Supervision Australia Dr Manderson’s background includes five years as the President and Chair of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ASAM), chairing the ASAM Policy and Advisory Committee, and performing the role of Finance Director for the Shoalhaven Division of General Practice.
Dr Manderton has ongoing roles as Senior Medical Officer for the Royal Australian Navy and Principal Medical Officer for the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), and has extensive experience in medical education.
Dr Manderson has mentored 42 GP registrars over the past decade.
She said, ” I hope what I have done has contributed to Australia’s GP workforce by helping those doctors be the best they can be.”