A/Prof Deborah Wilson, FANZCA (Tas)

A/Prof Deborah Wilson, FANZCA (Tas)

ANZCA Councillor 

MBBS 1984, FANZCA 1998, ARACMA 2015, GAICD 2017, GradCert Teaching and Learning for Health Practitioners 2014

Nominated by: Dr Lia Freestone (Tas) and Dr Vanessa Beavis (NZ)

Candidate statement

I bring to Council a Rural Anaesthetic Perspective

  • I have lived and worked in Rural, North West Tasmania for over 22 years in both the public and private sectors.
  • I understand the challenges facing Rural and Remote Communities and the FANZCAs who work in them.
  • Currently the only ANZCA Councilor living and working outside a major metropolitan area.

Governance Experience

  • Three years of experience on ANZCA Council (2019-2022).
  • Appropriate qualifications (GAICD / ARACMA).
  • Health Governance experience in the Tasmanian Health Service for over 6 years

Education Background

  • Chair of the Tripartite Committee responsible for the introduction of the Diploma of Rural Generalist Anaesthesia.
  • Involved with the 2013 ANZCA curriculum revision.
  • Previous SOT.
  • Undergraduate Medical Education experience with the University of Tasmania.
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals

Leadership experience

  • Director of Tasmanian Rural Training Hub.
  • Previous Co- Director of Rural Clinical School in Tasmania.
  • Previous HOD

Work / Life Balance

Many interests outside Anaesthesia including farming, gardening, swimming, cooking, golfing, windsurfing, snowboarding, traveling and enjoying the company of friends and family.

Current and previous service on ANZCA committees and other roles

  • ANZCA College Councilor - 2019 to date.
  • Chair, Tripartite Committee for Diploma of Rural Generalist Anaesthesia / Member of DRGA Curriculum Development Working Group - 2021 to date.
  • ANZCA Training and Accreditation Committee member and TAC Site Inspector - 2019 to date.
  • ANZCA Finance, Audit and Risk Subcommittee Member - 2021 to date.
  • ANZCA Councilor in Residence - Emerging Leaders Conference - 2021.
  • ANZCA SOT - 2009-2013.
  • ANZCA Curriculum Review Working Committee - 2013-2014.

Past and/or current appointments in other relevant professional organisations

  • Director Rural and Regional Training Hub, University of Tasmania - 2017 to date.
  • Co-Director Rural Clinical School, University of Tasmania - 2012-2017.
  • Governing Council Member, Tasmanian Health Service - 2015- 2018.
  • Chair, THS Governing Council Safety and Quality Sub-Committee - 2015-2018.
  • Governing Council Member, Tasmanian Health Organisation, North West - 2012-2015.
  • Audit and Risk Committee Member THO, NW - 2012-2015.

Last updated 11:15 31.03.2022