Dr Isabel Hanson is an award-winning General Practitioner and academic with a passion for community health, policy implementation, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Isabel combines these passions through her work as a GP at Gandangara Health Services, a primary care researcher and lecturer at the University of Sydney, and Senior Policy Adviser at the Centre for Policy Development. Isabel completed a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts (1st Class Honours) from the University of New South Wales. In 2021, she was named the National RACGP GP in Training of the Year by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She has a background in public policy and behavioural economics and has extensive clinical and non-clinical experience working in underserved communities. For over a decade Isabel has accompanied the Aboriginal community of inner city Sydney through her community work with Life for Koori Kids, a charity working to support and create opportunities for Aboriginal children and families. She is now seeking to pursue further postgraduate study at Oxford University in the field of translational health sciences, where she plans to gain knowledge and skills in implementation of best-practice medical care into health policy from a world-leading Department of Primary Care. Her overall career goal is to return to Australia and work at the interface between primary care, academia and public policy, advocating for a fair and equitable health system for all Australians.