About Michael Tam

Michael Tam is a Staff Specialist in General Practice at the Academic General Practice Unit in Fairfield Hospital, located in South Western Sydney. He is a Conjoint Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia. His clinical interest is in comorbid substance use disorder and mental health disorders. His research interests are in the detection of at-risk drinking in the primary care setting, and in e-learning in medical education.

General practitioner follow-up in older patients after an emergency department admission

The oral presentation was given at the Health Beyond Research & Innovation Showcase (South Western Sydney Local Health District, and Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research), Campbelltown NSW, Australia, 7-8 June 2017. (presentation; abstract).

Tam CWM, Watson B, Pellizon B, Ban L, Doan H.  General practitioner follow-up in older patients after an emergency department admission. Health Beyond Research & Innovation Showcase, Campbelltown NSW, Australia, 7-8 June 2017. Continue reading

Can research that is not intended or unlikely to be published be considered ethical?

This paper on research ethics was published in the June 2017 edition of Australian Family Physician (PDF).

Barton C, Tam CWM, Abbott P, Hall S, Liaw S. Can research that is not intended or unlikely to be published be considered ethical? Australian family physician 2017 6/01;46:442-4.

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