Associate Professor Emma Kennedy

Associate Professor in Medical Education and Training

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Royal Darwin Hospital (G.16)
PO Box 41326, Casuarina 0811, Northern Territory

2020 -  Associate Professor Medical Education and Training, Director of the Northern Territory Medical Program

2013 - 2019 Yr3/5 academic co-ordinator of NT Medical Program 0.5FTE
1998-2005 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in General Practice NT Clinical School
2006-2013 Intermittent Part-time GP teaching with the NT Medical Program 2006-2013



Masters of Family Medicine (MFM)

Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD)

Honours, awards and grants

2023 College of Medicine and Public Health Education Capacity Grant 'Clinical supervision and professionalism'

2022 Flinders University Reconciliation Team Award

Key responsibilities

The Flinders University Doctor of Medicine is delivered in South Australia and the Northern Territory. As Director of the NT Medical Program I am part of teh MD leadership team, responsible for the delivery of the program in the NT, aligning with the accredited course and ensuring the delivery is appropriate for the context of clinical care in the NT.

Teaching interests

Consultation skills teaching in particular communication skills within the doctor patient relationship that are key to developing a person centred approach to clinical care.

Clinical assessment and competence

Medical education curriculum and developing competent facilitators of learning