Dr Alex Markwell
Experienced emergency physician, former Chair of Queensland Clinical Senate and passionate about wellbeing, doctor’s health and work-life flexibility.
Dr Alex Markwell is an emergency physician at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) and Greenslopes Private Hospital (GPH). After graduating from St Margaret’s in 1995, she undertook a Bachelor of Science (1998) and then a Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (2002) at the University of Queensland. She completed her post-graduate specialist training at the RBWH, and was admitted as a Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine in 2011. She was elected by her peers to the role of President of the Australian Medical Association Queensland (2012-13) and in 2014 was honoured with a Distinguished Young Alumnus Award by the University of Queensland. She was also admitted to the AMA Roll of Fellows in 2014 in recognition of her contribution to the profession.
Dr Markwell has a strong interest in clinical education and is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland as well as holding teaching appointments at RBWH and GPH. She is also a co-director of emergency medicine training (DEMT) at the RBWH and is an active member of several Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) committees. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course, and has been a director in several not for profit organisations.