Education committee

The CRMEC provides strategic advice and leadership on prevocational medical education in the ACT Prevocational Training Network. The Council also provides education support in the network, delivers workshops for junior doctors and supervisors, and develops education support resources.


The functions of the Education Committee are to provide leadership in postgraduate medical education and training and advise the CRMEC on appropriate education and training activities for junior doctors within the ACT Prevocational Network.

The Education Committee contributes to the development of resources for junior doctors and their supervisors.

Education Committee Terms of reference

Committee members

CHAIR: Dr Erika Strazdins – Anaesthetics Registrar, TCH

Associate Professor Katrina Anderson – CRMEC Medical Education Advisor,  Academic Unit of General Practice ANU Medical School

Dr Marrwah Ahmadzai, Junior Medical Officer

Dr Vincent Aw, Junior Medical Officer

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

Dr Belinda Doherty, CRMEC Deputy Chair

Dr Shelly Gao, Junior Medical Officer

Dr Nesha Gezer, Junior Medical Officer

Dr Jonathan Ho, Junior Medical Officer

Dr Ash Li Koo, Junior Medical Officer

Dr Nathan Oates, DPET, South East Regional Hospital

Dr Meidelynn Ooi, Junior Medical Officer

Dr Sharanjit Sidhu, Paediatric Consultant

Dr Luke Streitberg, Deputy DPET, Canberra Health Services

Dr Sarah Williams, Junior Medical Officer

Education Opportunities and Resources

The CRMEC facilitates a range of education courses for junior doctors and their supervisors. Resources and information about registering for courses are accessible at
This includes:

  • Teaching for Clinicians:  a two-part course (1.5 days) offered to doctors working in Canberra and South-East NSW focused on key teaching skills required for clinical supervision in medicine across all specialties.
  • Supervisor Training Workshops
  • Supervision Resources including resources for ward rounds/bedside teaching and vertical integration
  • JMO resources on workplace culture, wellbeing and teaching
  • JMO Top Tips – by junior doctors for junior doctos 

 27th Australia and New Zealand Prevocational Medical Education Forum 

The ANZ Prevocational Medical Education Forum will be held in Perth on 12-15 November 2023 at Rendezvous Hotel, Scarborough Beach. The theme for the 2023 Prevocational Forum is Looking Forward:  Careers, Innovation, Education which will reflect some of the key areas to consider as we look ahead to the future of prevocational medical education.

Further details are available on the Forum website

Term Dates for 2022 for interns and resident medical officers

Term one 2023

06 February 2023


30 April 2023

Term two 2023

01 May 2023


30 July 2023

Term three 2023

31 July 2023


29 October 2023

Term four 2023

30 October 2023


04 February 2024


In the spirit of reconciliation the CRMEC acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as traditional custodians of the ACT and recognise any other people or families with connection to the lands of the ACT and region. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.