Leon Piterman

Professor Leon Piterman

AM, MBBS, MD, MMed, MEdSt, FRCP(Edin), FRACGP

Director China GP Programs

In his role as Director of China GP Programs, Leon leads the China GP Programs working closely with Dr Hui Yang. He is also a past member of the Board of Examiners of the Australian Medical Council and sits on various university, professional and government expert committees. He is responsible for establishing and conducting Monash’s most successful Diploma/Masters in Family Medicine and has delivered numerous short courses to GPs and GP trainees in Australia and overseas. Leon has extensive expertise in medical education, medical research and clinical audit. He has published widely on clinical and educational issues related to general practice with particular interest in mental health and chronic disease. He co-authored the text “General Practice Psychiatry” which has been translated into Italian and Chinese.