Kim Isaacs

Deputy Medical Director, Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service

Biography

Dr Kim Isaacs was appointed the Deputy Medical Director of the Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service (KAMS) in 2017. Dr Isaacs is of Yawuru, Karajarri and Noongar descent and is a Kimberley General Practitioner with a strong background in Aboriginal primary health care.

Since 2016, Dr Isaacs has served on the WA Country Health Service Board which is the largest country health system in Australia.

Dr Isaacs is a GP Supervisor, Medical Educator for Kimberley based GP Registrars and is also an Aboriginal health lecturer at the University of Notre Dame Australia. Dr Isaacs enjoys mentoring and teaching medical students to work in rural medicine and is passionate about improving rural and remote health service delivery especially for remote communities.

Dr Isaacs is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and a Fellow of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation. Before starting a medical career, Dr Isaacs completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at UWA with a major in Accounting and Finance.