Flinders Medical Centre

Training Positions



Current Trainee/s

Lucy Robinson

Alice Terrett


Patient Services per Standard Week

Registrars do 4-5 clinics, plus inpatients and consults


Requirements for On Call / Afterhours (including weekends)

No Rheumatology on call

One weekend shift and one weekday evening shift general medical cover per month


Education Activities

Weekly meetings in house, state wide monthly meeting, National and international conference attendance encouraged.


Teaching Responsibilities

To junior medical staff and medical students


Research Interests of Unit

Multiple RA/ SLE/Scleroderma/ Psoriatc disease/ non inflammatory musculoskeletal pain


Head of Unit

Name: Michael Shanahan

 Phone: (08) 82046429

Email: fmcrheumatologyunit@sa.gov.au



Dr Mihir Wechalekar – Synovial pathology of RA/Sjogrens syndrome

Dr Fiona Goldblatt – SLE

Dr Jenny Walker - Scleroderma

Dr Eliza Pontifex – spondyloarthropathy/psoriatic disease

Dr Michael Shanahan -RCTs (therapeutic interventions) , qualitative research, education







Recruitment through SA Health


Flexible Training

Bespoke. By negotiation.