MBBS UNSW 1984
MMedSci(clinepid) University of Newcastle 2004
Andrew Knight is a senior staff specialist in general practice at the Primary and Integrated Care Unit of the South Western Sydney Local Health District. He is a conjoint senior lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of NSW and Western Sydney University.
Dr Knight combines deep experience as a clinical general practitioner with skills in education, governance, research and quality improvement. He was the foundation director of training for WentWest, a regional general practice training provider. He has served as director and chair of the Blue Mountains Division of General Practice, the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network and NPS MedicineWise. Between 2004 and 2014 he was clinical advisor to the Australian Primary Care Collaboratives program, a large quality improvement initiative, which worked with over 2000 Australian general practices to improve care. His research interests have focused on quality improvement in general practice which is the subject of his recently submitted PhD thesis by publication. He has also published on the role of general practitioners in caring for people with rare diseases.
2002 GP Leaders Award National Institute of Clinical Studies
2012 Best Tutor Fairfield Hospital
2015 SWSLHD Quality Award for Integration
2016 Best Tutor Fairfield Hospital