For the past twenty years, Genevieve has worked as a GP in regional Queensland, NSW and Victoria, combining clinical work with various medical educator, medico-legal, management and leadership roles. After a non-clinical stint as general manager of education for the RACGP in 2020/21, she has returned to clinical general practice and medical education, now based in Ballarat, Victoria. She is an MDA National company director, sitting on its mutual board and works as a freelance medical educator for the Black Dog Institute, MDA National, Medcast and other organisations.
She has a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Leadership, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).
Her previous positions included Principal Medical Education Advisor for the RACGP, the RACGP Queensland Censor, Chair of the RACGP Expert Committee Pre-Fellowship Education, a performance assessor for AHPRA, Associate Director of Training at North Coast GP Training and a member of MDA National’s Education Services Advisory Group (ESAG).
In 2010, Genevieve received the Arts and Health Australia Awards for Excellence in Medical Humanities and Education and in 2014 was awarded GPET’s Medical Educator of the Year (Australia wide). In 2016, she received the RACGP Queensland Chair Award for outstanding dedication and commitment to RACGP Queensland and service to the discipline of general practice.
She is providing clinical general practice services at Ballarat Group Practice, the Arch site.
Medical consultations for patients of her practice can be booked here. She is not currently accepting new patients.
Organisations wishing to enquire about non-clinical opportunities can use the “contact” form at the end of this page.
When she is not healing the sick or teaching the healers, Genevieve liked to indulge in a range of creative pursuits including theatre, music, film, stand-up comedy and writing.
This website features a collection of her writings. Here you will find links to and samples of newspaper columns, novel, short stories, plays and creative medical educational material, plus the odd blog or two. The material presented is for entertainment purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice.
Her Twitter handle is @DrGenevieve
Her YouTube Channel is http://www.youtube.com/user/DrGenevieveYates
Please note: all material on this website (unless specifically stated otherwise) is subject to copyright and is not to be copied, distributed, performed or used in teaching without written permission from the author/playwright. To apply to use any of this material, please complete the contact form below.
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