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Medical Associates

Opportunities for upskilling GPs and paediatricians in allergy include:

*These courses are not advanced training in allergy/immunology, which is administered by the RACP and RCPA, in consultation with ASCIA. 

ASCIA Medical Associate members are medical practitioners (registered in Australia or New Zealand) who work in the area of allergy, but are not clinical immunology/allergy specialists. They include general practitioners, paediatricians, respiratory specialists,  anaesthetists and ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists.

The ASCIA 2022 Conference Medical Associates Day was held on Friday 2nd September in Melbourne.  In 2023 the name of this meeting will be changed to the ASCIA 2023 Conference Allergy Update for Medical Practitioners, which will be held on Friday 8th September in Sydney.

Dr Kathryn Heyworth is the Chair of the Medical Associates committee and is represented on ASCIA Council. Dr Nick Cooling is Honorary Secretary of the committee and the chairs of ASCIA Medical Associate interest groups are as follows:

  • A/Prof Raewyn Campbell - ENT specialist
  • Dr Anna Gilmore  - New Zealand
  • Dr Sarah Green - Anaesthetics
  • Dr Kathryn Heyworth - General Practice
  • Dr Naghmeh Radhakrishna - Physician/Respiratory
  • Dr James Scorer - Paediatrics
  • Dr Jessica Tattersall - GP Allergist /Medical Rhinologist

ASCIA Medical Associate members are listed in the ASCIA membership directory on the members section of the ASCIA website (Members only access - login to view). 

To review services and benefits of ASCIA Associate Medical membership go to

Content updated October 2023