Dr Judith O’Malley-Ford MBBS (Qld), JP(Q), MPH, FRACGP
Judith became interested in a career in medicine after reading a book on physiology as a school girl. She graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, and went on the complete a Master of Public Health on the “Public policy and procedures in asthma management for children in schools.” Judith became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners when she completed her training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.
Judith is the author of the Australian Medical Dictionary, published in 2008 by New Holland Publishers Australia and The Medical Dictionary of conditions and diseases, published by New Holland Publishers UK in 2012.
Judith has held positions of Medial Superintendent of the Queensland Spastic Welfare League, Medical Officer in Community Paediatrics for the Department of Child Health, Medical Officer of SCAN (child protection), Medical Co-coordinator to the Medical Board of Queensland where her role was to investigate and co-ordinate investigation on behalf of the Medical Board of Queensland, as well developing a monitoring program for Impaired Medical Practitioners, and facilitate drafting of a revision of the Medial Act for the State of Queensland. She has also held the position of Medical Superintendent of the Mater Adult Hospital in Brisbane, and worked with Molescan, the Skin Cancer Clinic organization that provides you and your family with skin cancer risk assessments, testing and treatments. While at Molescan, she became proficient in diagnosing and excision of skin cancers and problematic skin legions. She is currently working as a full time General Practitioner.
Dr. Gerry Considine BMBS BBioMedSci(Hons) DCH
Dr. Gerry Considine is currently working as a rural General Practice registrar in the Adelaide Hills. In 2013, Gerry is teaching undergraduate medicine at Adelaide University, conducting research into solo rural GPs and putting together a series of simple GP presentation vodcasts. He hopes to undertake advanced training in emergency medicine and/or minor surgical skills.
He also has an interest in GP policy and reform, music and aviation. To this end, Gerry is involved in General Practice Registrars Association (GPRA), plays in a two-piece blues rock band called Stomp The Orange and has gained his pilot certificate (almost finished PPL). Gerry is passionate about rural General Practice and is keen to work and advocate for it on a national level in the future.
Mimi Le – BMedSc, MBBS
Mimi completed her senior studies at high school in 2006. She sat the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT) and also was successful in an interview. She entered Griffith University’s Bachelor of Medical Science (MBBS Provisional Entry for School-Leavers) in 2007, and the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery in 2009.
At the time of filming Mimi’s interview, she had completed all of the formal assessment in her 4 year MBBS, and was spending her last 5 months doing elective rotations. She was looking forward to a one-month rotation at the Cho Ray Hospital, the largest hospital in HoChi Minh City in Vietnam. Mimi has enjoyed the variety of her experiences throughout her medical training and is looking forward to completing her internship.