This award recognises the achievements of the GP Synergy registrar who completed the Royal Australian College of General Practice (RACGP) fellowship exam with the highest overall score in a given financial year.
2017 Dr John-Alec Tynan
Dr John-Alec Tynan obtained the highest Royal Australian College of General Practice exam scores in NSW and ACT in 2016/2017. As a registrar his approach was pro-active and hardworking, maintaining a high standard of medicine and being an advocate for general practice. John-Alec was also always ready to support registrars less experienced than himself through their training.
2016 Dr Sam Baker
Dr Sam Baker is a rural pathway registrar who completed her training in March 2016. She undertook her GP training across a variety of training positions within the New England/Northwest region including an academic post with the University of New England/Northwest. Sam was a longstanding Registrar Liaison Officer (RLO) during her training, providing an important advocacy role for rural registrars in the region, and working collaboratively with GP Synergy to benefit rural registrars. She has contributed enormously to the promotion of rural general practice, through her ongoing participation in GP promotional activities.
2015 Dr Chandelle Whitfield
The 2015 recipient of the Outstanding Academic Achievement by a Registrar Award was recently completed general pathway registrar, Dr Chandelle Whitfield. Chandelle commenced training in 2013, and is currently practising as a GP in a southern Sydney training practice where she decided to stay on after achieving fellowship.
2014 Dr Daniel Fanous
The 2014 recipient of the Outstanding Academic Achievement by a Registrar Award was recently completed general pathway registrar, Dr Daniel Fanous. Daniel started his training with GP Synergy in 2011. He is now an independent GP practising in a southwestern Sydney GP Synergy training practice.
2013 Dr Adam McKeag
The 2013 recipient of the Outstanding Academic Achievement by a Registrar Award was completed general pathway registrar, Dr Adam McKeag.
Adam is now a fellowed GP, practising in one of his former training practices in southern Sydney.
2012 Dr Cheryl Cheong
The 2012 recipient of the Outstanding Academic Achievement by a Registrar Award was Dr Cheryl Cheong. A general pathway registrar, Cheryl is a general pathway registrar completed her training across Sydney and New England/Northwest NSW. Cheryl was also the recipient of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Tony Buhagiar Memorial Medal – awarded to the registrar who passed all three RACGP fellowship examinations on their first attempt and received the highest clinical fellowship exam score in the state in the second half of 2011.
2011 Dr Vanessa Jones
The recipient of the 2011 the Outstanding Academic Achievement by a Registrar Award was Dr Vanessa Jones. Vanessa is a general pathway registrar who has undertaken her training across Sydney and in Bathurst. Vanessa was the GP Synergy registrar that scored the highest overall mark in the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) fellowship exams in 2011.