Dr Jeff Ayton

Dr Jeff Ayton

Dr Ayton is a remote medicine specialist, and the Chief Medical Officer of the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD). He is a past president of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine, and the current Chair of their Telehealth Advisory Committee. He is also a member of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) and an adjunct associate professor at James Cook University. Dr Ayton is a GP anaesthetist/GP obstetrician by training, and has previously been involved in General Practice Training in Tasmania. His primary area of interest is how telemedicine, ehealth, and research on extreme environments can be applied across a variety of challenging medical environments, including remote Australia, Antarctica and space.

Remote and Extreme Environment Healthcare: Australia’s Antarctic Program

Perth Convention Centre

Thinking of working rurally after you graduate? Do you love a challenge and have a sense of adventure? Or are you just looking to be inspired about where in the world a medical degree can take you? If so strap on your snow boots and join us as Dr Jeff Ayton shares his incredible experiences […]