Rural Clinical School

Lizzi Shires

Lizzi Shires

Assoc Prof Lizzi Shires

Rural Clinical School Co-Director

MBBS, Dip O & G, Cert Family Planning, Dip Child Health, RACGP, Dip Public Health, Dip Teaching & Learning

Contact Details

Contact Campus RCS NW Hospitals Campus, Burnie
Building Rural Clinical School, Burnie
Room Reference 219
Telephone +61 3 6430 4568
Fax +61 3 6431 5670
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.


Implementing evidence based medicine and Audit Assessment

Community Engagement of Medical Students

A/Prof Shire's research profile