Medical Training Review Panel: fifteenth report

Appendix A:

Page last updated: 15 March 2012

Medical Training Review Panel Role and Membership

Under section 3GC of the Health Insurance Act 1973, the Medical Training Review Panel (MTRP) is required to examine the demand for and supply of medical training opportunities and to monitor the effect of the Medicare provider number arrangements. These arrangements generally require medical practitioners to complete a recognised postgraduate training program, in either general practice or another specialty, before they are eligible to provide services that attract Medicare benefits.

Role of the Medical Training Review Panel

The MTRP was established to monitor the demand for and supply of medical training opportunities and to monitor the implementation of particular measures in the Health Insurance Amendment Act (No 2) 1996.

Medical Training Review Panel Membership

Members of the MTRP must be endorsed by the Commonwealth Minister of Health and comprise of representatives of each of the member organisations listed below.

Chair

Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

State and Territory Health Departments

ACT Health
Department of Health, South Australia
Department of Health and Human Services, Tasmania
Department of Health, Western Australia
Department of Health, Victoria
NSW Department of Health
Queensland Health
Department of Health and Families, Northern Territory

Medical colleges

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
Australasian College of Dermatologists
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators
Royal Australasian College of Physicians Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Other Organisations

Australian General Practice Network
Australian Medical Association
Australian Medical Council
Australian Medical Association Council of Doctors-in-Training
Australian Salaried Medical Officers’ Federation
Australian Medical Students’ Association
Confederation of Postgraduate Medical Education Councils
General Practice Education and Training Ltd
Health Workforce Australia
Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand Inc
Rural Doctors’ Association of Australia
Private Sector representative
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representative

Medical Training Review Panel Subcommittee Memberships

The 2011 membership of the MTRP Clinical Training Subcommittee was:

Dr Andrew Singer (Chair) Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
Dr Michael Bonning Australian Medical Association Council of Doctors-in-Training
Dr Nick Buckmaster Australian Salaried Medical Officers’ Federation
Professor Brendan Crotty Confederation of Postgraduate Medical Education Councils
Professor Nick Glasgow Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand Inc
Dr Kim Hill Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators
Mr Robert Marshall Australian Medical Students’ Association
Dr Christopher May Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
Dr Susan O’Dwyer Queensland Health
Dr Elizabeth O’Leary ACT Health
Professor Paddy Phillips SA Heath
Mr Dean Raven Department of Health, Victoria
Ms Suzy Saw Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
Dr Marie-Louise Stokes Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Dr Craig White Department of Health and Human Services, Tasmania

The 2011 membership of the MTRP Data Subcommittee was:

Dr Nick Buckmaster (Chair) Australian Salaried Medical Officers’ Federation
Dr Michael Bonning Australian Medical Association Council of Doctors-in-Training
Professor Nicholas Glasgow Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand
Dr Andrew Gosbell Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
Dr Linda MacPherson NSW Department of Health
Dr Dennis Pashen Australian General Practice Network
Mr Dean Raven Department of Health, Victoria
Ms Suzy Saw Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing