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Dr Elizabeth Marles is a general practitioner and long-serving AMA (NSW) Councillor who has dedicated her professional career to providing Australians with high quality, efficient healthcare.
Dr Marles has specific expertise in chronic disease management, mental health and Aboriginal health, and a strong focus on holistic and preventative care. She also has keen medical interest in diabetes.
Dr Marles is currently practicing in Hornsby, NSW, where she is the Director of the Hornsby-Brooklyn GP Unit, as well as a staff specialist at Redfern Aboriginal Medical Service, where she is a GP Supervisor.
Dr Marles enjoys the diversity and challenges of general practice, and particularly likes getting to know her patients well so she can provide the type of care that meets their needs.
She has a special interest in education and training and teaches medical students, and prevocational doctors and registrars in her practice. In addition, Dr Marles is also a guest lecturer at the University of Sydney and a Consultant GP Educator on Aboriginal health training with GP Synergy.
Dr Marles’ passion for general practice has led to her involvement in multiple Committees and Boards.
Dr Marles became an AMA Member in 1994 and has worked alongside AMA (NSW) for many years in what has been a positive and collaborative relationship. As a current AMA (NSW) Council Member, Dr Marles is a strong advocate for the profession and the general practice community. She is also the Former RACGP President, and NSW and ACT Faculty Chair.
For Dr Marles, the privilege of leadership and involvement is an opportunity to make general practice a profession of choice for graduates and to further develop an academic basis for general practice.
Her commitment to develop the profession goes hand-in-hand with a desire to make healthcare more equitable for all Australians.
Dr Marles was awarded the RACGP NSW General Practice of the Year in 2015.