Professor Kerryn Phelps AM

Topic: From Fringe to Mainstream: Turning Unconventional Ideas into Mainstream

Using her own work and life choices as examples of obstacles women need to overcome, Kerryn talked about her time as the first married and pregnant intern at a teaching hospital and then later as a young GP committed to empowering patients with information. She explained her medical philosophy which is encapsulated in a textbook on general practice which looks outside western conventional medicine directed at best practice whole of patient care.