Position

Academic Status
Health Sciences

Biography

Professor Michael Kidd AM is Honorary Professor of Global Primary Care with the Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity at Flinders University.

From 2009-2016 he was Executive Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University, with responsibility for the university’s School of Medicine, School of Nursing and Midwifery, and School of Health Sciences, including the faculty’s research centres and teaching facilities in South Australia and the Northern Territory. At the end of 2016 he was appointed as Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Global Primary Care at Flinders University. He is now Professor and Chair of Family Medicine at the University of Toronto.

He has over 30 years experience as a general practitioner working in inner city, rural and remote practices with special interests in the care of people with HIV, mental health and Indigenous Health. He was president of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) from 2013-2016. From 2002-2006 he was President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He is the Patron of General Practice Registrars Australia, and the Australian General Practice Students Network.

He is an elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. He has wide-ranging research and education interests including global health, primary health care and general practice, digital health, health policy, medical education, safety and quality in primary care, and the primary care management of HIV, hepatitis C and sexually transmissible infections. He is the author or editor of 13 books, has contributed chapters to 13 other books and is the author of over 160 peer-reviewed publications. He has a Doctorate of Medicine in medical education from Monash University.

He is a council member of the Australian Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), and a member of the board of several health organisations, including beyondblue.

Qualifications

FAHMS, MB,BS (Hons) (Melbourne), MD (Monash), DCCH (Flinders), DipRACOG, FRACGP, FAICD, FACHI, FACNEM (Hon), FRCGP (Hon) United Kingdom, FRNZCGP (Hon) New Zealand, FAFPM (Hon) (Malaysia), FHKCFP (Hon) (Hong Kong), FCGPSL (Hon) (Sri Lanka)

Honours, awards and grants

In the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2009, Michael was made a Member of the Order of Australia for service to medicine and education in the areas of general practice and primary health care.

He has been awarded honorary fellowships of the Royal College of General Practitioners in the United Kingdom, the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians, the Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia, and the College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka, life membership of the General Practitioners' Association of Nepal, and honorary membership of the Romanian National Society of Family Medicine, the Slovak Society of General Practice Medicine, and the Armenian Psychiatric Association.

In 2007 he received the Australian Medical Association Award for Excellence in Health Care in recognition of his contribution to primary care, medical education and the health care of disadvantaged people in Australia. In 2009 he was made an Honorary Professor of the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Sydney. In 2014 he was awarded the Rose-Hunt Award, the highest award of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners for services to Australian general practice. In 2015 he was awarded the title of Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor, which is awarded to those who have made an outstanding contribution to their field of scholarship and to Flinders University. In 2017 he was granted full academic status by Flinders University and the title Honorary Professor of Global Primary Care.

Teaching interests

Primary health care and general practice, medical informatics, health policy, medical education, safety and quality in primary care, and the primary care management of HIV, hepatitis C and sexually transmissible infections.

Research interests

Primary health care and general practice, medical informatics, health policy, medical education, safety and quality in primary care, and the primary care management of HIV, hepatitis C and sexually transmissible infections.

Publications

  • Kidd, M.R. (2017). Joseph Collings on The Transformation of Family Medicine into a Distinct Medical Discipline (1950) In Michael Kidd, Iona Heath and Amanda Howe, ed. Family Medicine: The Classic Papers. Boca Raton, United States of America: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 7-36.
  • Shephard, M.D. and Kidd, M.R. (2016). Point-of-care testing in general practice. In Mark Shephard, ed. A Practical Guide to Global Point-of-Care Testing. Clayton South, Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing, pp. 332-342.
  • Blashki, G. and Kidd, M. (2013). What's up Doc? The benefits of a good GP. In Blashki G, Sykes H, ed. Life Surfing Life Dancing. Albert Park, Victoria: Future Leaders, pp. 205-214.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M. (2013). What's up doc? The benefits of a good GP. In G Blashki & H Sykes, ed. Life Surfing Life Dancing. Albert Park, VIC: Future Leaders, pp. 11-1-11-15.
    [Web Link]
  • Blaski, G.A., Berry, H. and Kidd, M.R. (2009). Primary health care responses to climate change. In J. Moss, ed. Climate Change and Social Justice. Carlton, VIC: Melbourne University Press, pp. 144-167.
    [Web Link]
  • Sasadeusz, J., Locarnini, S., Kidd, M., Bradford, D. and Danta, M. (2008). HIV, HBV, HCV and STIs: similarities and differences. In David Bradford, Jennifer Hoy, Gail Matthews, ed. HIV, viral hepatitis and STIs : a guide for primary care. Darlinghurst, N.S.W: Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, pp. 9-27.
    [Web Link]
  • Sasadeusz, J., Locarnini, S., Kidd, M., Bradford, D. and Danta, M. (2008). HIV, HBV, HCV, and STIs: similarities and differences. In David Bradford, Jennifer Hoy, Gail Matthews, ed. HIV, viral hepatitis and STIs : a guide for primary care. 2008 edition ed. Darlinghurst, N.S.W: Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, pp. 9-27.
  • Rose, A., Kidd, M. and McCoy, R. (2007). Management objectives, therapeutics, prevention and public health. In V. Marshall, H. Alexander, P. G. Devitt, R. D. Glass, F. P. Hume, M. R. Kidd, B. P. McGrath, N. S. Paget, R. J. Pepperell, A. T. Rose, P. J. Vine & B. W. Yeo, ed. AMC Handbook of Clinical Assessment. Canberra: Australian Medical Council, pp. 483-488.
  • Kvist, M. and Kidd, M. (2006). The role of new information and communication technologies in primary care. In Richard B. Saltman, Wienke Boerma, Ana Rico, ed. Primary Care in the Driver's Seat? Organizational Reforms in European Primary Care. England: Open University Press, pp. 227-243.
    [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M.R. and Rowe, L. (2016). Every Body: Four basic steps to prevention and early diagnosis of 9 catastropic health conditions. Australia: Acacia Arch Pty Ltd.
  • Kidd, M.R., Heath, I. and Howe, A. (Eds.). (2016). Family Medicine: the Classic Papers. Taylor and Francis.
  • Rowe, L. and Kidd, M.R. (2016). The Universal Doctor: in search of humanity and resilience in medicine. Unknown: world Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA).
  • Rowe, L. and Kidd, M.R. (Eds.). (2016). World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA)
  • Kidd, M. (Ed.). (2013). The Contribution of Family Medicine to Improving Health Systems: A guidebook from the World Organization of Family Doctors. 2nd ed. London, UK: Radcliffe Publishing.
    [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M., De Maseseneer, J., Haq, C., Markuns, J. and Chan, M. (Eds.). (2013). The Contribution of Family Medicine to Improving Health Systems: a guidebook from the World Organization of Family Doctors. 2nd ed. United Kingdom: Radcliffe Medical PR.
    [Web Link]
  • Hovenga, E., Kidd, M., Garde, S. and Hullin Lucay Cossion, C. (Eds.). (2010). Health Formatics - An Overview. Netherlands: IOS Press.
  • Hovenga, E., Kidd, M., Garde, S. and Hullin Lucay Cossion, C. (Eds.). (2010). Health Informatics - an Overview (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics) Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press.
    [Web Link]
  • Hovenga, E.J., Kidd, M.R., Garde, S. and Hullin Lucay Cossion, C. (Eds.). (2010). Health Informatics : an Overview. 2nd ed. Australia: IOS Press.
  • Rowe, L. and Kidd, M.R. (2010). First do no harm : being a resilient doctor in the 21st century. North Ryde, N.S.W.: McGraw Hill.
  • Bradford, D., Dore, G., Grulich, A., Hoy, J., Kidd, M., McCoy, R., et al. (Eds.). (2008). HIV, viral hepatitis and STIs: a guide for primary care. 2008 Edn ed. New South Wales: Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM).
    [Web Link]
  • Bradford, D., Dore, G., Grulich, A., Kidd, M.R., Hoy, J., McCoy, R., et al. (Eds.). (2008). HIV, viral hepatitis and STIs: a guide for primary care. 2 ed. Sydney: Australasian Society for HIV Medicine.
  • Rowe, L. and Kidd, M. (2007). Save Your Life and the Lives of Those You Love. New South Wales: Allen and Unwin.
  • Windle, A.J., Fisher, I.M., Javanparast, S., Freeman, T.A., Baum, F.E. and Kidd, M.R. (2016). Private Health Fund involvement in Primary Health Care: implications for health equity. In National Primary Health Care Conference 2016 Abstract Book. National Primary Health Care Conference 2016: Primary health care: Building a strong preventative foundation for a healthy Australia.
  • Ratcliffe, J., Kaambwa, B.C., Shulver, W.K., Killington, M.J., Taylor, A.D., Crotty, M., et al. (2015). Telehealth as a new model of health care service delivery: an investigation of the attitudes and preferences of older people. In Abstracts of the IAGG-ER 8th Congress. International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics. The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Dublin, Ireland. Apr 2015, pp. 150-151.
    [Web Link]
  • Jolley, G., Wiese, M., Freeman, T., Baum, F., Kidd, M. and Lawless, A. (2011). Never the twain shall meet? Health reform and two systems of primary health care. In 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Inspirations, collaborations, solutions. 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Inspirations, collaborations, solutions. Brisbane. Jul 2011.
  • Wiese, M., Jolley, G., Freeman, T., Baum, F. and Kidd, M. (2011). Multidisciplinary care and general practice: can we achieve better interprofessional collaboration? In 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Inspirations, collaborations, solutions. 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Inspirations, collaborations, solutions. Brisbane. Jul 2011.
  • Javanparast, S., Baum, F.E., Freeman, T.A., Labonte, R., Ziersch, A.M., Kidd, M.R., et al. (2017). Lessons from medicare locals for primary health networks. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 2 pp. 54-55.
    [10.5694/mja16.00720]
  • Kidd, M.R. (2016). Global family medicine and Australian general practice. Australian Family Physician, 45(1) pp. 5-5.
    [Scopus] [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Howe, A. and Kidd, M.R. (2016). Overcoming the challenges for primary care education - How can WONCA help? Education for Primary Care, 27(5) pp. 343-344.
    [10.1080/14739879.2016.1224130] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M.R. (2016). Global development of family medicine, and lessons for China. Family Medicine and Community Health, 4(2) pp. 45-46.
    [10.15212/FMCH.2016.0113] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M.R. (2014). Innovation in Family Medicine and Primary Care. Chinese General Practice, 31 pp. 3655-3657.
    [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M. (2014). Global opportunities and obligations for Australian general practice. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 201(2) pp. 76-77.
    [10.5694/mja14.00787] [Scopus]
  • Crooks, L., Kidd, M.R., Lake, R., Wright, E. and Reis, E. (2014). STANDING AT THE CROSSROADS IN HIV MANAGEMENT: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRIMARY CARE PRACTICE FROM THE AIDS 2014 CONFERENCE. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 201(8) pp. 440-441.
    [10.5694/mja14.01106] [Scopus]
  • Crooks, L. and Kidd, M.R. (2014). Australia's Seventh National HIV Strategy and the AIDS 2014 Legacy Statement. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 201(5) pp. 247-248.
    [10.5694/mja14.01100] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M.R., Manning, G., Howe, A., Qidwai, W., Beasley, J.W. and van Weel, C. (2014). Primary Care Research. Lancet, 384(9955) pp. 1671.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M. (2013). Challenges for healthcare in the 21 st century: How family medicine can help. Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, 2(3) pp. 211-214.
    [10.4103/2249-4863.120712]
  • Kidd, M. (2013). Family medicine - the challenges ahead. Journal of Health Specialties, 1(3) pp. 105-113.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M. (2013). Family medicine and WONCA - the challenges ahead. Chinese General Practice, 16(9A) pp. 2911-2914.
  • Kidd, M. (2013). Hope, health and healthy nations through family medicine. Chinese General Practice, 16(34) pp. 4011-4013.
    [Web Link]
  • Wong, W., Kidd, M. and Tucker, J. (2013). Mainstreaming HIV services for men who have sex with men: the role of general practitioners. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 89(1050) pp. 183-184.
    [10.1136/postgradmedj-2012-050626rep] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M. (2013). Mental health and primary care: keynote address to the Thematic Conference of the World Psychiatric Association on 'Mental health and mental illness: focusing on Eurasia' Mental Health in Family Medicine, 10(3) pp. 183-188.
    [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M. (2013). WONCA inauguration speech 2013. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(7) pp. 439-439.
    [10.5694/mja13.10871] [Scopus]
  • Rison, R., Kidd, M. and Koch, C. (2013). The CARE (CAse REport) guidelines and the standardization of case reports. Journal of Medical Case Reports, 7 pp. 261.
    [10.1186/1752-1947-7-261] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M. (2013). Mental health and primary care. Chinese General Practice, 16(11) pp. 3643-3646.
  • Kidd, M. (2012). How do we make guidelines work for family doctors? Chinese General Practice, 15(8a) pp. 2489-2491.
    [Web Link]
  • De Maeseneer, J., Roberts, R., Demarzo, M., Heath, I., Sewankambo, N., Kidd, M., et al. (2012). Tackling NCDs: a different approach is needed. Lancet, 379(9829) pp. 1860-1861.
    [10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61135-5] [Scopus]
  • Coiera, E., Kidd, M. and Haikerwal, M. (2012). A call for national e-health clinical safety governance. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(7) pp. 430-431.
    [10.5694/mja12.10475] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M. (2012). The Relevance of Case Reports in Family Medicine. Revista Portuguesa de Medicina Geral e Familiar (The Portuguese Journal of General Practice and Family Medicine) 28(1) pp. 11-12.
    [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M. and Saltman, D. (2012). Case reports at the vanguard of 21st century medicine. Journal of Medical Case Reports, 6(156)
    [10.1186/1752-1947-6-156] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M.R. and Hrynaszkiewicz, I. (2010). Journal of Medical Case Reports policy on consent for publication. Journal of Medical Case Reports, 4 pp. 173.
    [10.1186/1752-1947-4-173] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M. (2009). What impact will the Australian Government's proposed national health care reforms have on Australian general practice? MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 191(2) pp. 55-57.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M. and Rawlin, M. (2008). Mental health resources for Australia's general practitioners. Mental Health in Family Medicine, 5(1) pp. 61-63.
  • Kidd, M., del Olmo Fernández, S. and Saltman, D. (2008). Journal of Medical Case Reports: the first 100 cases. Journal of Medical Case Reports, 2 pp. 168-169.
    [10.1186/1752-1947-2-168] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M.R. (2008). Personal electronic health records: MySpace or HealthSpace? Report of the NHS pilot is too premature to provide answers. British Medical Journal, 336(7652) pp. 1029-1030.
    [10.1136/bmj.39567.550301.80] [Scopus]
  • Makeham, M., Bridges-Webb, C. and Kidd, M. (2008). Lessons from the TAPS study: Managing investigation results - is your practice system safe? Australian Family Physician, 37(8) pp. 625-626.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Makeham, M., Mira, M. and Kidd, M. (2008). Lessons from the TAPS Study: knowledge and skills errors. Australian Family Physician, 37(3) pp. 145-146.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Makeham, M., Saltman, D. and Kidd, M. (2008). Lessons from the TAPS study: Management of medical emergencies. Australian Family Physician, 37(7) pp. 548-550.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M. (2008). Mental health and primary care. Mental Health in Family Medicine, 10(3) pp. 183-188.
  • Dib, E.G., Kidd, M.R. and Saltman, D.C. (2008). Case reports and the fight against cancer. Journal of Medical Case Reports, 2(39) pp. 1-2.
    [10.1186/1752-1947-2-39] [Scopus]
  • van Weel, C., Roberts, R.G., Kidd, M.R. and Loh, A. (2008). Mental health and primary care: family medicine has a role. Mental Health in Family Medicine, 5(1) pp. 3-4.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M.R. and Hubbard, C. (2007). Introducing journal of medical case reports. Journal of Medical Case Reports, 1(1) pp. 1-2.
    [10.1186/1752-1947-1-1] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M.R. (2006). Hippocrates' tree. Australian Family Physician, 35(9) pp. 733-733.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • O'Dea, N.A., de Chazal, P., Saltman, D.C. and Kidd, M.R. (2006). Running effective meetings: a primer for doctors. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 82(969) pp. 454-461.
    [10.1136/pgmj.2005.042424] [Scopus]
  • Stitz, R., Kidd, M.R., Kenny, L.M. and Howard, A.M. (2006). Skin cancer medicine in primary care: towards an agenda for quality health outcomes . MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 184(5) pp. 251.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M. (2005). Balancing the evidence. The Journal of Complementary Medicine, 4(1) pp. 5.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Sewell, J. and Kidd, M.R. (2005). Tackling health inequalities - General practitioners and physicians working together. Australian Family Physician, 34(10) pp. 805-805.
    [Scopus] [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M.R. (2003). Hepatitis C and general practice: the challenge continues. Australian Family Physician, 32(10) pp. 795-795.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M.R. (2003). In Reply: Is general practice vocational training at risk? MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 179(9) pp. 508-508.
    [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M.R. (2003). Is general practice vocational training at risk? MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 179(1) pp. 16-17.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M.R., Cheng, W. and Wilson, S. (2003). Post-test counselling and initial management. Australian Family Physician, 32(10) pp. 817-819.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Jolley, G.M., Baum, F.E., Freeman, T.A. and Kidd, M.R. (2011). Australia’s systems of primary healthcare: The need for improved coordination and implications for Medicare Locals.
  • Wiese, M., Jolley, G., Freeman, T., Baum, F. and Kidd, M. (2010). Evaluating the effectiveness of comprehensive health care in local communities: how do general practitioner swork with and perceive primary health care services directly funded by government.
  • Makeham, M., Kidd, M. and Dovey, S. (2007). Monitoring threats to patient safety: a review of the literature. Saferhealthcare: British Medical Journal/National Health Service National Patient Safety Agency.
  • van Weel, C., Kassai, R., Qidwai, W., Kumar, R., Bala, K., Prasad Gupta, P., et al. (2016). Primary healthcare policy implementation in South Asia. BMJ Global Health, 1 pp. Art: e000057.
    [10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000057]
  • Wade, V., Taylor, A.M., Kidd, M.R. and Carati, C.J. (2016). Transitioning a home telehealth project into a sustainable, large-scale service: a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research, 16(1) pp. Art: 183.
    [10.1186/s12913-016-1436-0] [Scopus]
  • Taylor, A.D., Wade, V., Morris, G.J., Pech, J.M., Rechter, S., Kidd, M.R., et al. (2016). Technology support to a telehealth in the home service: Qualitative observations. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 22(5) pp. 296-303.
    [10.1177/1357633X15601523] [Scopus]
  • Taylor, A.D., Morris, G.J., Tieman, J.J., Currow, D.C., Kidd, M.R. and Carati, C.J. (2016). Can Video Conferencing Be as Easy as Telephoning?—A Home Healthcare Case Study. E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, 5(1) pp. 8-18.
    [10.4236/etsn.2016.51002]
  • Newman, C.E., de Wit, J.B., Reynolds, R., Canavan, P.G. and Kidd, M.R. (2016). 'Who's coming up next to do this work?' Generational tensions in accounts of providing HIV care in the community. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 20(3) pp. 258-273.
    [10.1177/1363459315583155]
  • Mao, L., de Wit, J., Adam, P., Post, J.J., Slavin, S., Cogle, A., et al. (2016). Beliefs in Antiretroviral Treatment and Self-Efficacy in HIV Management are Associated with Distinctive HIV Treatment Trajectories. AIDS AND BEHAVIOR, pp. 1-9.
    [10.1007/s10461-016-1649-6] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M.R. (2016). Lessons from a great family doctor. Chinese General Practice, 19(4) pp. 373-374.
  • Kidd, M.R. (2016). Global lessons for Australian general practice. Medical Journal of Australia, 205(2) pp. 52-53.
    [10.5694/mja16.00418] [Scopus]
  • Dodson, S., Klassen, K.M., McDonald, K., Millard, T., Osborne, R.H., Battersby, M.W., et al. (2016). HealthMap: a cluster randomised trial of interactive health plans and self-management support to prevent coronary heart disease in people with HIV. BMC Infectious Diseases, 16(1) pp. Art: 114.
    [10.1186/s12879-016-1422-5] [Scopus]
  • Kaambwa, B.C., Ratcliffe, J., Shulver, W.K., Killington, M.J., Taylor, A.D., Crotty, M., et al. (2016). Investigating the preferences of older people for telehealth as a new model of health care service delivery: A discrete choice experiment. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare,
    [10.1177/1357633X16637725] [Web Link]
  • Taylor, A.D., Morris, G.J., Tieman, J.J., Currow, D.C., Kidd, M.R. and Carati, C.J. (2015). Building an Architectural Component Model for a Telehealth Service. E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, 4 pp. 35-44.
    [10.4236/etsn.2015.43004]
  • Taylor, A.D., Morris, G.J., Pech, J.M., Rechter, S., Carati, C.J. and Kidd, M.R. (2015). Home Telehealth Video Conferencing: Perceptions and Performance. JMIR mHealth uHealth, 3(3) pp. e90.
    [10.2196/mhealth.4666]
  • Javanparast, S., Baum, F.E., Barton, E.B., Freeman, T.A., Lawless, A.P., Fuller, J.D., et al. (2015). Medicare Local–Local Health Network partnerships in South Australia: lessons for Primary Health Networks. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 203(5) pp. 219.e1-216.e6.
    [10.5694/mja14.01702] [Scopus]
  • Hopwood, M., Newman, C., Persson, A., Watts, I., de Wit, J., Reynolds, R., et al. (2014). Expert perspectives on the contribution of HIV general practice nursing to the 'extraordinary story' of HIV medicine in Australia. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 15 pp. 180-189.
    [10.1017/S1463423613000108] [Scopus]
  • Newman, C., de Wit, J., Crooks, L., Reynolds, R., Canavan, P. and Kidd, M. (2014). Challenges of providing HIV care in general practice. Australian Journal of Primary Health,
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Persson, A., Newman, C., Hopwood, M., Kidd, M., Canavan, P., Kippax, S., et al. (2014). No Ordinary Mainstream Illness: How HIV Doctors Perceive the Virus. Qualitative Health Research, 24(1) pp. 6-17.
    [10.1177/1049732313514139] [Scopus]
  • Shadmi, E., Wong, W.C.W., Kinder, K., Heath, I. and Kidd, M.R. (2014). Primary care priorities in addressing health equity: summary of the WONCA 2013 health equity workshop. International Journal For Equity in Health, 13(1) pp. 104-109.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Newman, C., Persson, A., Paquette, D. and Kidd, M. (2013). The new cultural politics of the waiting room: straight men, gay-friendly clinics and "inclusive" HIV care. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 10(2) pp. 87-96.
    [10.1007/s13178-013-0111-z] [Scopus]
  • Newman, C., Persson, A., de Wit, J., Reynolds, R., Canavan, P., Kippax, S., et al. (2013). At the coalface and the cutting edge: general practitioners' accounts of the rewards of engaging with HIV medicine. BMC Family Practice, 14
    [10.1186/1471-2296-14-39] [Scopus]
  • Newman, C., Reynolds, R., Gray, R., Canavan, P., de Wit, J., Mcmurchie, M., et al. (2013). Surviving an epidemic: Australian GPs on caring for people with HIV and AIDS in the early years. Australian Family Physician, 42(10) pp. 734-738.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Newman, C., Kidd, M., Kippax, S., Reynolds, R., Canavan, P. and de Wit, J. (2013). Engaging nonHIV specialist general practitioners with new priorities in HIV prevention and treatment: qualitative insights from those working in the field. Sexual Health, 10(3) pp. 193-198.
    [10.1071/SH12157] [Scopus]
  • Mao, L., de Wit, J., Adam, P., Post, J., Crooks, L., Kidd, M., et al. (2013). Australian prescribers' perspectives on ART initiation in the era of "treatment as prevention" AIDS CARE-PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIO-MEDICAL ASPECTS OF AIDS/HIV, 25(11) pp. 1375-1379.
    [10.1080/09540121.2013.766304] [Scopus]
  • Napier, J. and Kidd, M. (2013). English literacy as a barrier to health care information for deaf people who use Auslan. Australian Family Physician, 42(12) pp. 896-899.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Bryant, J., Newman, C., Holt, M., Paquette, D., Gray, R., Canavan, P., et al. (2012). Does drug and alcohol use undermine concordance between doctors' assessments of major depression and patients' scores on a screening tool for depression among gay men attending general practice? Australian Journal of Primary Health, 18(2) pp. 116-122.
    [10.1071/PY11011] [Scopus]
  • Holt, M., Bryant, J., Newman, C., Paquette, D., Mao, L., Kidd, M., et al. (2012). Patterns of alcohol and other drug use associated with major depression among gay men attending general medical practices in Australia. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 10(2) pp. 141-151.
    [10.1007/s11469-011-9330-9] [Scopus]
  • Newman, C., Holt, M., Bryant, J., Kippax, S., Paquette, D., Canavan, P., et al. (2012). Comparing 'doctor' and 'patient' beliefs about the role of illicit drug use in gay men's depression. Health and Social Care in The Community, 20(4) pp. 412-419.
    [10.1111/j.1365-2524.2011.01044.x] [Scopus]
  • Newman, C., de Wit, J., Kippax, S., Reynolds, R., Canavan, P. and Kidd, M. (2012). The role of the general practitioner in the Australian approach to HIV care: interviews with 'key informants' from government, non-government and professional organisations. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 88(2) pp. 132-135.
    [10.1136/sextrans-2011-050130] [Scopus]
  • Saltman, D., Kidd, M.R., Jackson, D. and Cleary, M. (2012). Transportability of tertiary qualifications and CPD: a continuing challenge for the global health workforce. BMC Medical Education, 12(51)
    [10.1186/1472-6920-12-51] [Scopus]
  • WONG, W.C.W., Luk, C. and Kidd, M. (2012). Is there a role for primary care clinicians in providing shared care in HIV treatment? A systematic literature review. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 88(2) pp. 125-131.
    [10.1136/sextrans-2011-050170] [Scopus]
  • Saltman, D., Tavabie, A. and Kidd, M. (2012). The use of reflective and reasoned portfolios by doctors. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 18(1) pp. 182-185.
    [10.1111/j.1365-2753.2010.01514.x] [Scopus]
  • Wong, W.C.W., Kidd, M.R. and Tucker, J.D. (2012). Mainstreaming HIV services for men who have sex with men: the role of general practitioners. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 88(8) pp. 566-567.
    [10.1136/sextrans-2012-050626] [Scopus]
  • Demarzo, M., Marin, A., Anderson, M., Filho, E. and Kidd, M. (2011). Desarrollo de estandares para la educacion y formacion en medicina familiar y comunitaria -contribuciones de la WONCA Iberoamerica. Atencion Primaria, 43(2) pp. 100-103.
    [10.1016/j.aprim.2010.04.013] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M., Beilby, J., Farmer, E., Jackson, C. and Trumble, S. (2011). General practice education and training: past experiences, current issues and future challenges. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(11) pp. 53-54.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Korner, H., Newman, C., Mao, L., Kidd, M., Saltman, D. and Kippax, S. (2011). 'The black dog just came and sat on my face and built a kennel': Gay men making sense of 'depression' Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 15(4) pp. 417-436.
    [10.1177/1363459310372511] [Scopus]
  • Korner, H., Newman, C., Mao, L., Kidd, M., Saltman, D. and Kippax, S. (2011). Discourses of Depression of Australian General Practitioners Working With Gay Men. Qualitative Health Research, 21(8) pp. 1051-1064.
    [10.1177/1049732311404030] [Scopus]
  • Mendis, K., Kidd, M., Schattner, P. and Canalese, J. (2011). A bibliometric analysis of Australian general practice publications from 1980 to 2007 using PubMed. Informatics in Primary Care, 18(4) pp. 223-233.
    [Scopus]
  • Newman, C., Kidd, M., de Wit, J., Reynolds, R., Canavan, P. and Kippax, S. (2011). What moves a family doctor to specialise in HIV? Interviews with Australian policy key informants. Culture Health and Sexuality, 13(10) pp. 1151-1164.
    [10.1080/13691058.2011.607904] [Scopus]
  • Wiese, M., Freeman, T., Jolley, G., Baum, F. and Kidd, M. (2011). Australia's systems of primary health care: the need for improved co-ordination and implications for Medicare Locals. Australian Family Physician, 40(12) pp. 995-999.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Newman, C.E., Mao, L., Canavan, P., Kidd, M.R., Saltman, D. and Kippax, S.C. (2010). HIV generations? Generational discourse in interviews with Australian general practitioners and their HIV positive gay male patients. Social Science and Medicine, 70(11) pp. 1721-1727.
    [10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.02.006] [Scopus]
  • Newman, C.E., Kippax, S.C., Mao, L., Saltman, D. and Kidd, M.R. (2010). Roles ascribed to general practitioners by gay men with depression. Australian Family Physician, 39(9) pp. 667-671.
    [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M.R. (2010). General practice and the Australian government's national health reform plan. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 193 pp. 71-74.
    [Scopus]
  • Newman, C.E., Kippax, S.C., Mao, L., Rogers, G., Saltman, D.C. and Kidd, M.R. (2009). Features of the management of depression in gay men and men with HIV from the perspective of Australian GPs. Family Practice, 26(1) pp. 27-33.
    [10.1093/fampra/cmn089] [Scopus]
  • Mao, L., Newman, C.E., Kidd, M.R., Saltman, D.C., Rogers, G.D. and Kippax, S.C. (2009). Self-reported sexual difficulties and their association with depression and other factors among gay men attending high HIV-caseload general practices in Australia. The Journal of Sexual Medicine, 6(5) pp. 1378-1385.
    [10.1111/j.1743-6109.2008.01160.x] [Scopus]
  • Mao, L., Kidd, M.R., Rogers, G., Andrews, G., Newman, C.E., Booth, A., et al. (2009). Social factors associated with Major Depressive Disorder in homosexually active, gay men attending general practices in urban Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(1) pp. 83-86.
    [10.1111/j.1753-6405.2009.00344.x] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M.R. (2009). Professional education and the role of general practitioners in public health and population health. Public Health Bulletin South Australia, 6(2) pp. 26-28.
  • Kidd, M.R. (2009). Bigger is not always better: what the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission report means for general practice. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 191(8) pp. 448-449.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Makeham, M.A.B., Mira, M. and Kidd, M.R. (2008). Lessons from the TAPS study - Communication failures between hospitals and general practices. Australian Family Physician, 37(9) pp. 735-736.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Makeham, M.A.B., Mira, M. and Kidd, M.R. (2008). Lessons from the TAPS study - Knowledge and skills errors. Australian Family Physician, 37(3) pp. 145-146.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Makeham, M.A.B., Saltman, D.C. and Kidd, M.R. (2008). Lessons from the TAPS study - Management of medical emergencies. Australian Family Physician, 37(7) pp. 548-550.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Makeham, M.A.B., Cooper, C. and Kidd, M.R. (2008). Lessons from the TAPS study - Message handling and appointment systems. Australian Family Physician, 37(6) pp. 438-439.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Makeham, M.A.B., Bridges-Webb, C. and Kidd, M.R. (2008). Lessons from the TAPS study - Managing investigation results - is your practice system safe? Australian Family Physician, 37(8) pp. 625-626.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Makeham, M.A.B., Bridges-Webb, C. and Kidd, M.R. (2008). Lessons from the TAPS study - Errors relating to medical records. Australian Family Physician, 37(4) pp. 243-244.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Magrabi, F., Westbrook, J.I., Kidd, M.R., Day, R.O. and Coiera, E. (2008). Long-Term Patterns of Online Evidence Retrieval Use in General Practice: A 12-Month Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 10(1) pp. e6.
    [10.2196/jmir.974] [Scopus]
  • Korner, H., Newman, C.E., Mao, L., Kippax, S., Saltman, D.C. and Kidd, M.R. (2008). 'It's really a myriad of different signals, not just the textbook': the complexities of diagnosing the depression of gay men in general practice. Mental Health in Family Medicine, 5(3) pp. 167-175.
    [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M.R. (2008). What impact will the change of federal government have on Australian general practice? MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 189(2) pp. 62-65.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Kidd, M., Watts, I. and Saltman, D. (2008). Primary health care reform: equity is the key. Medical Journal of Australia, 189(4) pp. 221-222.
    [Scopus]
  • Beaglehole, R., Epping-Jordan, J., Patel, V., Chopra, M., Ebrahim, S., Kidd, M.R., et al. (2008). Improving the prevention and management of chronic disease in low-income and middle-income countries: a priority for primary health care. Lancet, 372(9642) pp. 940-949.
    [10.1016/S0140-6736(08)61404-X] [Scopus]
  • Makeham, M.A.B., Saltman, D.C. and Kidd, M.R. (2008). Lessons from the TAPS study - Recall and reminder systems. Australian Family Physician, 37(11) pp. 923-924.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Thistlethwaite, J., Leeder, S.R., Kidd, M.R. and Shaw, T. (2008). Addressing general practice workforce shortages: policy options. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 189(2) pp. 118-121.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Thistlethwaite, J., Kidd, M.R., Leeder, S.R., Shaw, T. and Corcoran, K. (2008). Enhancing the choice of general practice as a career. Australian Family Physician, 37(11) pp. 964-968.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Saltman, D.C., Newman, C.E., Mao, L., Kippax, S.C. and Kidd, M.R. (2008). Experiences in managing problematic crystal methamphetamine use and associated depression in gay men and HIV positive men: in-depth interviews with general practitioners in Sydney, Australia. BMC Family Practice, 9(45) pp. 1-7.
    [10.1186/1471-2296-9-45] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Rowe, L. and Kidd, M.R. (2008). A 'wellness check' for every adult in Australia. Australian Family Physician, 37(10) pp. 837-839.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Newman, C.E., Kippax, S.C., Mao, L., Saltman, D.C. and Kidd, M.R. (2008). GPs understanding of how depression affects gay and HIV positive men. Australian Family Physician, 37(8) pp. 678-680.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Mao, L., Kippax, S.C., Newman, C.E., Andrews, G., Rogers, G., Saltman, D.C., et al. (2008). Rates of depression among men attending high-HIV-caseload general practices in Australia. Mental Health in Family Medicine, 5(2) pp. 79-83.
    [Scopus]
  • Makeham, M.A.B., Stromer, S., Bridges-Webb, C., Mira, M., Saltman, D.C., Cooper, C., et al. (2008). Patient safety events reported in general practice: a taxonomy. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 17(1) pp. 53-57.
    [10.1136/qshc.2007.022491] [Scopus]
  • Makeham, M.A.B., Stromer, S. and Kidd, M.R. (2008). Lessons from the TAPS study - Reducing the risk of patient harm. Australian Family Physician, 37(5) pp. 339-340.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Makeham, M.A.B., Saltman, D.C. and Kidd, M.R. (2008). Lessons from the TAPS study - Warfarin: a major cause of threats to patient safety. Australian Family Physician, 37(10) pp. 817-818.
    [Scopus]
  • Thistlethwaite, J., Kidd, M.R. and Hudson, J.N. (2007). General practice: a leading provider of medical student education in the 21st century? MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 187(2) pp. 124-128.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Thistlethwaite, J., Kidd, M.R. and Hudson, J.N. (2007). Moving more of the medical school curriculum into the community. The Clinical Teacher, 4(4) pp. 232-237.
    [10.1111/j.1743-498X.2007.00189.x] [Scopus]
  • Rowe, L. and Kidd, M.R. (2007). Increasing violence in Australian general practice is a public health issue. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 187(2) pp. 118-119.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Saltman, D.C., O'Dea, N.A., Farmer, J., Veitch, C., Rosen, G. and Kidd, M.R. (2007). Groups or teams in health care: finding the best fit. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 13(1) pp. 55-60.
    [10.1111/j.1365-2753.2006.00649.x] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Coiera, E., Magrabi, F., Westbrook, J.I., Kidd, M.R. and Day, R.O. (2006). Protocol for the Quick Clinical study: a randomised controlled trial to assess the impact of an online evidence retrieval system on decision-making in general practice. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 6(33) pp. 1-9.
    [10.1186/1472-6947-6-33] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M.R., Watts, I.C., Mitchell, C.D., Hudson, L.G., Wenck, B.C. and Cole, N.J. (2006). Principles for supporting task substitution in Australian general practice. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 185(1) pp. 20-22.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Makeham, M.A.B., Kidd, M.R., Saltman, D., Mira, M., Bridges-Webb, C., Cooper, C., et al. (2006). The Threats to Australian Patient Safety (TAPS) study: incidence of reported errors in general practice. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 185(2) pp. 95-98.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • McInnes, D.K., Saltman, D.C. and Kidd, M.R. (2006). General practitioners' use of computers for prescribing and electronic health records: results from a national survey. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 185(2) pp. 88-91.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Saltman, D.C., O'Dea, N.A. and Kidd, M.R. (2006). Conflict management: a primer for doctors in training. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 82(963) pp. 9-12.
    [10.1136/pgmj.2005.034306] [Scopus]
  • Kidd, M.R. and Watts, I.C. (2006). Primary care is the answer: The role of general practice in Australia. Asia Pacific Family Medicine, 5(2)
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  • Kidd, M.R., McKenzie, S.H., Steven, I., Cooper, C. and Lanz, R. (2003). Efficacy and safety of ketotifen eye drops in the treatment of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 87(10) pp. 1206-1211.
    [10.1136/bjo.87.10.1206] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Rowe, L. and Kidd, M.R. (2016). The Universal Doctor: in search of humanity and resilience in medicine. Unknown: world Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA).
  • Kidd, M.R. and Rowe, L. (2016). Every Body: Four basic steps to prevention and early diagnosis of 9 catastropic health conditions. Australia: Acacia Arch Pty Ltd.
  • Rowe, L. and Kidd, M.R. (2010). First do no harm : being a resilient doctor in the 21st century. North Ryde, N.S.W.: McGraw Hill.
  • Shephard, M.D. and Kidd, M.R. (2016). Point-of-care testing in general practice. In Mark Shephard, ed. A Practical Guide to Global Point-of-Care Testing. Clayton South, Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing, pp. 332-342.
  • Blaski, G.A., Berry, H. and Kidd, M.R. (2009). Primary health care responses to climate change. In J. Moss, ed. Climate Change and Social Justice. Carlton, VIC: Melbourne University Press, pp. 144-167.
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  • Sasadeusz, J., Locarnini, S., Kidd, M., Bradford, D. and Danta, M. (2008). HIV, HBV, HCV, and STIs: similarities and differences. In David Bradford, Jennifer Hoy, Gail Matthews, ed. HIV, viral hepatitis and STIs : a guide for primary care. 2008 edition ed. Darlinghurst, N.S.W: Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, pp. 9-27.
  • Kvist, M. and Kidd, M. (2006). The role of new information and communication technologies in primary care. In Richard B. Saltman, Wienke Boerma, Ana Rico, ed. Primary Care in the Driver's Seat? Organizational Reforms in European Primary Care. England: Open University Press, pp. 227-243.
    [Web Link]
  • Taylor, A.D., Wade, V., Morris, G.J., Pech, J.M., Rechter, S., Kidd, M.R., et al. (2016). Technology support to a telehealth in the home service: Qualitative observations. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 22(5) pp. 296-303.
    [10.1177/1357633X15601523] [Scopus]
  • Taylor, A.D., Morris, G.J., Tieman, J.J., Currow, D.C., Kidd, M.R. and Carati, C.J. (2016). Can Video Conferencing Be as Easy as Telephoning?—A Home Healthcare Case Study. E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, 5(1) pp. 8-18.
    [10.4236/etsn.2016.51002]
  • Dodson, S., Klassen, K.M., McDonald, K., Millard, T., Osborne, R.H., Battersby, M.W., et al. (2016). HealthMap: a cluster randomised trial of interactive health plans and self-management support to prevent coronary heart disease in people with HIV. BMC Infectious Diseases, 16(1) pp. Art: 114.
    [10.1186/s12879-016-1422-5] [Scopus]

Professional and community engagement

He was the president of the World Organization of Family Doctors (2013-2016). He is a past president of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (2002-2006)

He is a council member of the Australian Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). From 2009-2014 he was chair of the Australian Government’s Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections, which had responsibility for the development of Australia’s strategies for the prevention and treatment of HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and sexually transmissible infections. He is the former chair of the South Australian Health and Medical Research Advisory Council and the South Australian Clinical Training Council, and a former member of the Privacy Advisory Committee of the Australian Information Commissioner.

He is a director of several companies including beyondblue, Therapeutic Guidelines Limited, the Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation, Flinders Fertility (formerly Flinders Reproductive Medicine) and FCD Health (which is a primary care service provider in the Northern Territory). He is a member of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Foundation Board, and a member of the advisory board of the Lowitja Institute (national research centre in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health). He was a member of the International Research Advisory Board of the United Kingdom Biobank Research Project based at Oxford University from 2007-2016. From 2008-2010 he was chair of the advocacy organisation Doctors for the Environment Australia.

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • AIDS
  • General practice
  • Medical education
  • Primary health care

Contact

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Further information

He is the founder and Editor in Chief of the Journal of Medical Case Reports, the world's first peer-reviewed medical journal dedicated to case reports from all medical disciplines. He is a member of the editorial boards of several other international journals. He is co-editor of the textbook "Health Informatics: an Overview" and wrote the chapters on "HIV/AIDS and Computers in the Consultation" in the Oxford Textbook of Primary Care Medicine. He is the author with Professor Leanne Rowe of "Save your life and the lives of those you love - your GP's six step guide to good health", published by Allen and Unwin in 2007. His latest book, also written with Professor Leanne Rowe, is "First do no harm: how to be a resilient doctor in the 21st century" which was released worldwide by McGraw Hill in September 2009.

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