Rural Clinical School

Lizzi Shires

Lizzi Shires

Assoc Prof Lizzi Shires

Rural Clinical School Co-Director; Associate Head of Community Medicine

MBBS, FRCAGP, MFHPM, DRCOG, DCH, DLT

Contact Details

Contact Campus RCS NW Hospitals Campus, Burnie
Building Rural Clinical School, Burnie
Room Reference 218
Telephone +61 3 6430 4568
Fax +61 3 6431 5670
Email Lizzi.Shires@utas.edu.au
Associate Head responsible for Community Based Education Program for Year 4 and 5 medical students. 

Dr Shires is a United Kingdom (UK) trained General Practitioner (GP) and Consultant in Public Health, with extensive experience in Primary Care education and training. She has been a GP for 20 years and has been involved in Australian Rural General Practice for 8 years.

Lizzi worked as an Associate Dean in General Practice in North West Thames and then Eastern Deanery in the UK.

Lizzi spent 11 years in the UK working at a strategic level developing Primary Care Education and delivering Community Based Education for GPs, Practice Nurses, Health Care staff and students.

Lizzi moved to Australia 8 years ago, and now practices part-time at Patrick Street Clinic in Ulverstone.

Interests

Implementing evidence based medicine and Audit Assessment

Community Engagement of Medical Students

Research Project/s