Sydney medic recognised for excellence in care
28 May 2007
Michael Kidd, Professor of General Practice at the Faculty of Medicine has been awarded the 2007 Excellence in Health Care Awards by the Australian Medical Association (AMA).
Professor Kidd received the award as an individual who has made a significant contribution to improving health and healthcare in Australia.
The announcement of the award was made by President of the AMA, Dr Murkesh Haikerwal at the AMA's annual conference in Melbourne on Sunday.
"Professor Kidd has been particularly active during the last four years - over that time, his leadership has led to major benefits to the standards of health care, education, training and research, in the field of general practice.
"He has worked hard to improve medical education and contribute to medical politics, and has been involved in public health projects and awareness-raising.
"People in rural and remote areas, Indigenous Australians, people living in areas of disadvantage, and other people with special health care needs have all enjoyed the benefits of Professor Kidd's passion and dedication."
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