The Canberra Region Medical Education Council (CRMEC) has been established by the Minister for Health, as a Ministerial Management Council.


Key Responsibilities

The CRMEC role is to act as a Postgraduate* Medical Council to:

  • Perform accreditation functions of the intern training program within the ACT and linked regional networks
  • Provide expert advice to the Minister for Health regarding the quality of education, training and welfare for junior medical officers within the ACT and linked regional networks
  • Provide leadership in postgraduate medical education and training in the ACT and linked regional networks
  • Undertake the accreditation and monitoring of individual junior medical officer terms and the clinical units, facilities and networks that support them using national and jurisdictional standards, with a focus on:
    • Accreditation and monitoring of terms for prevocational junior medical officers
    • Developing training standards and accreditation processes for prevocational junior medical officers
    • Identify, evaluate, monitor and promote medical education and training programs for junior medical officers and their educators in conjunction with key stakeholders.

*Postgraduate refers to doctors who have completed a medical degree


Upcoming Council Meetings


21 March 2018

5:00 – 7:00pm


9 May 2018

5:00 – 7:00pm


11 July 2018

5:00 – 7:00pm


12 September 2018

5:00 – 7:00pm


7 November 2018

5:00 – 7:00pm


CRMEC Standards

CRMEC Accreditation Standards


Board Membership

Associate Professor Katrina Anderson – Chair, A/Professor of General Practice, Academic Unit of General Practice ANU Medical School

Dr Rob Griffin – Deputy Chair, Medical Coordinator and surveyor at Australian Council on HealthCare Standards

Professor Amanda Barnard – Associate Dean, Rural Clinical School & Indigenous Health ANU Medical School

Associate Professor Alison Jones – Manager, South Australian Medical Education and Training Unit (SAMET)

Dr Diana Tracy – Clinical Lecturer, Psychological & Addiction Medicine Canberra Hospital

Dr Glenn Verheul – Senior Staff Specialist, Emergency Medicine Calvary Hospital

Dr Fiona Tito-Wheatland – Community and consumer/carer members

Dr Nicole Rodrigues, Registrar

Dr Eilidh Gilritchie, Junior Medical Officer

Dr John Yek, Junior Medical Officer

Ex-officio member Dr Ann Jacob, JMO Forum Chair


Terms of Reference

CRMEC Terms of Reference



The CRMEC is supported by the Secretariat

Manager, CRMEC

Associate Professor Emily Haesler


Phone: (02) 6205 9852 or (02) 6174 8707


Education Officer, CRMEC

Nicole Jones de Rooy


Phone: (02) 6174 8707


Governance and Committees

Governance Structure

Accreditation Committee

Education Committee


Strategic Plan

  • Accreditation
  • Supervisor Professional Development
  • JMO Welfare & Professional Development
  • Governance and Stakeholder Partnerships