Dr James Padley

Clinical Educator, Rural Training Pathway (Teaching Specialist - Clinical/Practitioner)

Flinders Rural Health South Australia

place Flinders Medical Centre (5E217)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

I graduated from medicine in 2010 (University of Sydney) and have worked as a doctor as far afield as Katherine, NT and the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. My clinical interests and experience include rural and remote health, acute care medicine and anaesthesia, as well as research in cardiorespiratory physiology and medical education. My current clinical role is part time with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). My academic focus is on understanding the impact of rural clinical training and education in supporting a sustainable rural medical workforce.


Joint Consultative Committee in Anaesthesia (Rural Advanced Skill), 2018

Primary Exam, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, 2015

MBBS, 2010 (USyd)

PhD, 2007 (USyd)

BMedSc (Hons), 2002 (USyd)

Honours, awards and grants

Peter Bancroft Prize for Research (University of Sydney, 2007)

Key responsibilities

Responsible for support and education for students undertaking rural clinical placements in the Flinders MD program. Academic and research responsibilities include supervision of Advanced Studies projects and collaborative research programs in rural medical education.

Teaching interests

Clinical skills, cardiorespiratory system, physiology

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