Peter is the Palliative Medicine Physician and Regional Director of Palliative Care for Barwon Health and Clinical Associate Professor with Deakin University.
Peter has been involved with communication skills training for 20+ years. He has taught communication skills with Cambridge, Monash, Melbourne and Deakin medical schools.
Peter has facilitated communication skills training workshops for the Victorian & WA Cancer Council, Australian Chapter of Palliative Medicine and Paediatric Advanced Trainees as well numerous other courses.
Currently he spends about 70 + half-days per year training, teaching and facilitating communication skills teaching. Increasingly this has involved training the trainers / teachers.
More recently he has collaborated with colleagues to grow more formal teaching networks and building links as the National Representative for the European (International) Association of Communication in HealthCare CEACH).