Tarun Sen Gupta


MBBS, FRACGP, FACRRM, PhD, Professor of Health Professional Education, College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Qld

COVID-19: General practice education in the ‘new normal'

COVID-19 has provided learning opportunities for medical students, supervisors and the public.

Assessment of cultural safety in a post–Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) era

Establishing a culturally safe assessment of cultural safety, determined by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, should be prioritised as an essential component of registrar assessment.

Developing a general practice workforce for the future

GPs will need to adapt rapidly to change, seizing opportunities offered by disruptive technology in a globalised world affected by climate change.

Medicine and dentistry: Shall ever the twain meet?

The two professions have evolved with different social drivers and scientific underpinnings, with only a recent appreciation of the connections between the health of the mouth and the body.

Producing a general practice workforce: Let’s count what counts

We need to count what counts if we want to ensure modern workforce approaches can indeed produce a fit-for-purpose generalist workforce that is able to meet the needs of the communities we serve.

Medicine and dentistry: Understanding the language of dentistry

Education in oral health literacy is key, and timely referral to dental practitioners may provide better patient outcomes with fewer potentially preventable hospitalisations.