Paediatrics & Child Health Division Basic Training Committee

The Paediatrics & Child Health Division Basic Training Committee oversees the Paediatrics and Child Health Division Basic Training Program across Australia and New Zealand in its entirety. The Committee's responsibilities include:

  • the implementation of College Education Policy in the Basic Training Program
  • ensuring Basic Training is conducted fairly, efficiently and in a transparent manner
  • overseeing and monitoring the progression of Paediatric and Child Health Basic Trainees
  • monitoring the training of and providing support to Basic Training supervisors
  • approving the appointment of Directors of Physician Education and provide support
  • overseeing the accreditation of new training environments
  • monitoring, reviewing and providing recommendations about program guidelines, assessment requirements and curricula to the College Education Committee via the Paediatrics and Child Health Division Education Committee

Read the Paediatrics & Child Health Division Education Committee Terms of Reference.

Membership

Associate Professor Mike Starr, Chair

Dr David Levitt, Deputy Chair / Director of Paediatric Education Representative (QLD) (and DPE Convenor)

Dr Louis Cheung, Director of Paediatric Education Representative (NSW)

Dr Brian Coppin, Director of Paediatric Education Representative (SA)

Dr Emily Boulter, Committee Member (WA)

Dr Shivanand Hebbandi, Committee Member (QLD)

Dr Gary Inglis, Site Accreditation Committee Representative

Dr Ross Nicholson, New Zealand Representative

Dr Zoe Stephenson, Basic Trainee Representative 

Dr Melanie Wong, Written Examination Committee Representative

Contact us

Contact the Paediatrics & Child Health Division Basic Training Committee, or a member of the Committee, at BTCommitteePaed@racp.edu.au

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