Media Release: Calvary-Medibank Joint Venture appoints Executive Medical Director

Amplar Health is part of the Medibank group. This media release was originally posted on the Medibank website. This is an excerpt only and the full release can be viewed here.

Dr Emily Kirkpatrick has been appointed the Executive Medical Director of the Calvary-Medibank Joint Venture (CMJV).


Previously the Deputy Chief Public Health Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officer at SA Health, Dr Kirkpatrick commenced at SA Health in the Department for Health and Wellbeing in March 2020 and led the COVID-19 community response during the pandemic.

She was also appointed as the Executive Director of Community and Primary Care partnerships and spent two and a half years leading the COVID-19 primary care, quarantine and community response. During this time, Dr Kirkpatrick oversaw a virtual primary care team of more than 160 personnel including doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

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