Dr Katherine Gough FANZCA (NSW)

Dr Katherine Gough FANZCA (NSW)


B. Medical Science 2009, MBBS 2012, FANZCA 2021

Nominated by: Dr Tanya Selak (NSW) and Dr Vanessa Beavis (NZ) (2022)

Candidate statement

Dr Katherine Gough has recently completed training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and is a visiting medical officer at Royal Prince Alfred, Chris O'Brian Lifehouse, Westmead and Hornsby Hospitals in Sydney.

Her interest in wellbeing, equity and education have been evident by her longitudinal involvement with ANZCA as part of multiple committees and working groups throughout training. As co-chair of the ANZCA Trainee Committee in 2020, Katherine has first hand experience working with ANZCA in mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on training and workforce.

As New Fellow Councillor she will be a dedicated advocate, continuing to work with ANZCA to promote equity and opportunity for new fellows in the Australian and New Zealand anaesthetic workforce.

Current and previous service on ANZCA committees and other roles

  • ANZCA Safety and Quality Committee, Trainee Representative - 2021
  • ANZCA Part Zero Course, Presenter - 2021
  • NSW Primary Exam Refresher Course, Viva Examiner - 2021
  • ANZCA Introduction to Anaesthesia Training Program Project Group, Workgroup Member - 2021
  • Convenor, ANZCA Part Zero Course (2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020) - 2020
  • ANZCA National Trainee Committee (ATC), Co-Chair - 2020
  • ANZCA NSW Trainee Committee, Chair - 2020
  • ANZCA Trainee Survey Working Group, Chair - 2020
  • ANZCA Council, ATC Representative - 2020
  • ANZCA Education Executive Management Committee, ATC Representative 2020
  • ANZCA NSW Regional Committee, Trainee Representative - 2020
  • ANZCA Exam Contingency Planning Group, Workgroup Member - 2020
  • ANZCA Educator Skills Project Group, Workgroup Member - 2019-2020
  • ANZCA NSW Trainee Committee, Deputy Chair - 2018-2019
  • ANZCA NSW Trainee Committee - 2016-2017
  • ANZCA Training Program Evolution and Managing Change Project, Trainee Representative - 2017.


Past and/or current appointments in other relevant professional organisations

  • Infection Prevention Control Healthcare Workers’ Consultation, NationalSteering Committee, Anaesthesia representative.
  • Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Mentoring Committee - 2021
  • Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Wellbeing Team - 2021
  • Rising Stars Mentor, Charity Bounce 2021 to date.


Last updated 19:17 17.05.2022