Medical Educators


Dr Lina Zbaidi  |  Medical Educator GPR (0.7FTE Mon, Thurs and Fri)
Phone: (08) 8946 6750   E-mail:



Current role:

GP/medical educator


Developing content and delivering for SGLs and workshops
supporting new registrar MEs



Dr Hubert van Doorn | Supervisor and Practice Medical Educator (0.6FTE)

Phone: (08) 89466745    E-mail:



Kerryn Gijsbers

Dr Kerryn Gijsbers  |  Medical Educator (0.4FTE Tues and Thurs)


Awarded - MBBS (Hons) 2000 (Uni of Melb), DRANZCOG 2005, FRACGP 2006, DipDivinity 2012
Working towards - MPH at CDU

Current roles:

Medical educator (Part-time)
Senior general practitioner Territory Medical Group (Part-time)
Working group for Women's Business Manual including primary and secondary reviewer

Previous roles:

Senior remote medical practitioner Remote Health Northern Territory Government form 2010-2015 (part-time)
Consultant regarding medical education for GPNNT/TE Division of General Practice (2006-2011) 

Medical interests/expertise:

Women's health
Indigenous health
Psychological medicine


Small group learning


Dr Erin Bryce  |  Medical Educator - Victoria (0.5FTE Thurs and Fri, and every second Mon)


Overall responsibility myGPcommunity development; SGL co-ordination and facilitation; foundation GPS Training; GPR workshop co-ordination; GPS PD at MO; supervision of Dr. Jeremy Jones, RME; FARGP ME. 

Dr Erin Bryce is a general practitioner based in Warrnambool. She completed her FRACGP in 2010, and has previously completed a DRANZCOG (2008), Australian Dermatology Diploma (Australian Institute of dermatology -2009)  and Graduate Certificate of Mental Health (New South Wales Institute of Psychiatry-2013). In 2016 she will work towards a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education (Flinders University).

Within NTGPE her main roles are to coordinate the small group learning program (SGL), deliver SGL for the Katherine GP registrars, work continuous improvements within NTGPE’s online learning platform myGPcommunity, do ECTVs and deliver at NTGPE’s registrar and supervisor workshops.

Her areas of special interest are IT resources for medical education, mental health, women’s health and Indigenous health. She completed her GP training in the Northern Territory and has worked there for a number of years.

Dr Bronwyn Carson

Dr Bronwyn Carson | Medical Educator GPR (0.3FTE Mon PM and Tues)

Phone: (08) 8946 7275 E-mail:

Qualifications: FRACGP, BMBS (Flinders), MPH (CDU), BA (UNE), BMus (CDU).


Current role – Medical Educator

Previous roles held – Bronwyn has a background in research, publishing in the areas of Environmental Health and Health Workforce provision in  rural and remote areas. She was the driving force in developing a program to consider the role of the social determinants in the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, in the early 2000s. This resulted in a comprehensive textbook that is widely used in university courses throughout Australia and has opened up discussion in the wider community.

Medical interests/areas of expertise – she maintains an ongoing interest in public health and the role of policy in the delivery of health care in Australia. Recently, she has been developing skills in dermatology and is passionate about improving the image of general practice as an essential specialty that embraces holistic care and excellence in a broad spectrum of disciplines.


Bronwyn is involved in the writing and facilitation of SGL as well as editing educational resources. She develops materials and coordinates the face to face assessment of registrars and has a role in registrar supervision and written assessment.

Dr Simone Raye

Dr Simone Raye  |  Medical Educator (0.3FTE Tues PM and Fri)

Qualifications: MBBS, FRACGP.


Currently working at Northlakes part time as well as casual ME with NTGPE.

Previously worked RDH, Hunter Area Health and Menzies (as medical coordinator on research project).


Currently doing project work (IGPRN), supporting SGL, working with CE team and hope to eventually conduct ECTV’s.


Cultural Educator support and direction; GPR Medical Cultural Education delivery, including workshop days; IGPRN 2016 development; Advanced Cultural Communication Skills workshop design; Practice-Based Aboriginal Health Training module development; SGL design, facilitation and assessment. 

Dr Olivia O'Donoghue

Dr Olivia O’Donoghue  |  Medical Educator (0.2FTE Fri)

Phone: (08) 8946 6750     Email: olivia.o'


Cultural educator support and direction; GPR medical cultural education co-ordination, including workshop days; IGPRN 2016 development; Advanced Cultural Communication Skills workshop design; Practice-based Aboriginal health training module development. 


Dr John Kelly |  Medical Educator - NSW (0.2FTE Thurs)
Phone: 0425 220 671    


TA & ECTVs for NSW-based GPRs; supervision Dr. Nimalan Subramanian, RME; ECTV reviews; MSF reflective activities; SGL design, facilitation and assessment; FARGP ME; GPS PD at MO. 


Dr Jan Hanson | Senior ME - Qld (Variable availability)

TA & ECTV for QLD-based GPRs; ECTVs; video ECTV reviews; development of distance GPS PD program; MSF reflective activities; GPS PD at Mobile Office events; GPR College Assessment preparation support.


Dr Hilton Koppe | ME Mentor – NSW (Variable availability)

ME PD program design and delivery; offsite ME mentor. 


Dr Polly King | ME - Darwin (0.4 FTE Mon, Thu) 

SGL facilitator, ECT Visitor, Workshop presenter, Training Advisor and co-ordinator of our H/CCT program


Dr Andre Mareyo | ME - Darwin (Casual)

TA activities, SGL facilitation, ECTVs, Registrar Workshop delivery and/or supporting the Registrar ME's, co-ordination of POCUS project. 


Dr Sarah Kloeden | ME – Alice Springs (Casual)

SGL facilitation and assessment; John Flynn Program teleconference support; ECTVs.


Dr Chris Harnden | Senior ME - Darwin (Casual) 

Remediation ECTVs; GPS PD design & delivery. 


Dr Kishan Pandithage | Senior ME - Darwin (0.1 FTE, Wed am) 

Integrative learning program design and delivery, including GPS Workshops, GPR Workshops, NTGPE Selection strategy and process. 


Dr Naomi Wall | ME – Alice Springs (0.2 FTE - Wed) 

ECTVs, including CA remote; SGL support & resource development. 


Dr Sally Banfield | ACRRM ME – Alice Springs (Casual)



Dr Bambi Ward | Senior ME – Alice Springs (Casual) and Remotely as Required  

Phone: 0407893322 E-mail:


MBBS, FRACGP, M Fam Med, Grad Dip Fam Med, Grad Cert Oral History.

Current role:

Senior medical educator


Reflective patient stories – manager and facilitator

ECTVs, especially video ECTVs


Mentoring MEs and RMEs in Alice Springs

Training advisor

Liaison with stakeholders in Alice Springs

Accreditation visits



Dr Louise Butler | ME – Alice Springs (0.2 FTE  Mon pm Thu pm)

ME co-facilitation Alice Springs Registrar group and ME pastoral support CA GP registrars