What is The Academy?

A commitment to supporting Australia’s primary healthcare industry and our practitioners

The Fullerton Health Academy offers a range of clinical and professional programs, training and ongoing development, to support general practitioners and health professionals to be the best they can be at every stage of their career.

Learning is a lifelong journey, and The Academy is here to support our practitioners irrespective of what stage they are at in their professional life.

The Academy offers a wide range of programs and activities via many delivery modes.

Further, the activities reflect current technology and best practice in the delivery of education and training. We recognise individual needs of doctors such as their working hours, locations and preferred learning styles.

The Program

Our program includes training and development for all health practitioners and support staff:

  • medical students
  • GP registrars
  • early career professionals
  • supervisors
  • nursing staff
  • practice staff

The Academy is an important division of Fullerton Health Australia which is part of an extensive network of healthcare facilities across nine markets. In addition, we partner with reputable healthcare providers in the region to provide affordable and accessible care for all. In short, The Academy supports the primary healthcare industry in Australia.

Our Team

Moreover, The Academy is facilitated by a team who are highly experienced and committed to health education.

Be part of a truly international organisation. We offer a career that is rewarding and challenging – locally, nationally and internationally. In summary, we’ll take you wherever you want to go.

Professional development

Each year The Academy works with Fullerton Health Medical Centres to run a series of free, targeted clinical and professional events.

These bring our doctors and professional staff together with leading industry experts to undertake training in a range of areas including:

Clinical Education

  • Skin cancer and dermoscopy
  • Women’s health
  • Mental health
  • Fractures and wound management
  • Chronic Disease Management (CDM)

Leadership and Management

  • The business of general practice and building your practice
  • Understanding the MBS

The Academy works with doctors and staff to highlight areas of educational need and develop education to meet these needs. We do this by connecting with best in class experts and working with them to share knowledge across the group.

The Academy Team

Leaders in the industry

The Academy is led by Mark Priddle and Dr Shirley Fung.

Each has more than 10 years’ experience in building health education businesses and supporting early career through to more experienced professionals.

Our training is designed to support you to be a progressive next generation leader in your career.

While there’s an extensive catalogue of resources available within Fullerton Health, with a forever changing landscape we also draw on the expertise of leaders in their field to share their knowledge and skills.

The Academy is underpinned by a vibrant, national network of clinical leaders, including medical directors, who are together committed to supporting education, skill sharing and career development.

As a Fullerton Health professional, you will have the opportunity to shape your experience and career, with access to a comprehensive series of:

  • guest lectures
  • hands on sessions
  • workshops
  • webinars

Benefits of The Academy

How we support you, your patients and the healthcare industry

Investing in our people

We are nothing without our staff. Each of our medical centres is actively involved in CPD, mentoring teaching and working together. This commitment makes for an outstanding environment for you to learn and teach.

Investing in innovation

By investing in ongoing training and upskilling, our practitioners are at the forefront of primary healthcare, and we’re at the forefront of innovation. With international expertise at a local level, we’re on par with leading edge international standards and lead the way in global connectivity.

Investing in the health industry

We believe it’s our duty to make an investment in Australia’s primary care industry and the health of our profession. We invest in every stage of clinical and professional careers to attract and retain the best, so that our patients around Australia receive the best possible standards of care.

Investing in your career

A GP career with Fullerton Health is rewarding and fulfilling. Through The Academy, you receive help preparing for your exams, and then once a Registrar with us, we offer ongoing training and development with the support of your peers at every stage of your career.

Join The Academy

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A key part of my role is to support Fullerton Health’s ongoing commitment to clinical and professional education. I really enjoy working with other highly skilled professionals and having the chance to share experiences and learn from each other. Through the Academy we are able to draw on an international network of experts to provide the best possible care for our patients.

Dr Stephen Yelland, State Medical Director QLD

As a GP registrar working with a team that is willing to support me and share their knowledge is vital. Each day as a GP is different and I really value the chance to learn from those around me and develop my skills as I establish my practice.

Dr Owen Bowey, GP Registrar Perth WA

In today’s modern primary care clinics, the role of practice nurses is expanding and evolving. As Director of Nursing I have the pleasure of leading a dedicated team, that is committed to evidence- based learning resulting in the best possible outcomes for our patients and communities. By working with The Academy we are able to access industry experts, build on our existing skill base and consolidate our clinical and professional knowledge.

Linda Leeson, Director of Nursing

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