GP Synergy Awards 2020 – ACRRM Registrar of the Year (NSW/ACT)
NSW/ACT ACRRM Registrar of the Year Award - Dr Rachel James
Dr Rachel James is a recently fellowed GP obstetrician living and working in Deniliquin. In addition to community general practice she provides obstetrician services at Deniliquin Hospital – a hub for surrounding smaller communities. Rachel is involved in numerous initiatives including service on local health committees, training of other doctors, mentorship of medical students, as well as being an advocate for healthcare in the Deniliquin community. Rachel is a strong spokesperson for the benefits of being a rural generalist, both publicly and behind the scenes. Rachel’s energy and enthusiasm for the Deniliquin community and rural generalism has resulted in a positive and significant impact beyond her own practice, and as a positive role model for other doctors and medical students she is a worthy winner of the NSW/ACT ACRRM Registrar of the Year Award.