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Two Generalist Medical Training (GMT) supervisors took home awards at the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland (RDAQ) 28th Annual Conference in Townsville (June 10).
Professor Tarun Sen Gupta, RDAQ Treasurer and Director of Medical Education at James Cook University’s (JCU) College of Medicine and Dentistry said the medal
“They both completed their GP training with GMT and have stayed on as registrar supervisors.”
She said she was incredibly humbled and surprised to receive the accolade.
“I was so proud to stand in front of such a crowd of esteemed rural doctors and call them my colleagues, and many of them friends as well,” she said.
“Their impact is huge on the way I practice medicine, and I hope one day to be even half as influential as they have been in my career thus far.
“Most importantly, I want to acknowledge my patients - all who have taught me along the journey of medicine and life - I thank them for allowing me into their lives.”
As a proud Christian, Kalkadoon, Waanyi and Ganggalidda man from Mt Isa,
“They did the hard work to make me the person I am today and I am grateful for their support,” he said.
“It was an
The Denis Lennox Medal was established by the RDAQ this year to acknowledge the contribution of
He is the architect of Queensland’s widely acclaimed Rural Generalist Program, and an Adjunct Associate Professor
JCU and GMT look forward to continuing to train doctors to meet the needs of Queensland communities.