The RACGP has a new president

Tasmanian GP Bastian Seidel has been elected the next president of the RACGP.

He will take the reins when Dr Frank Jones steps down in September.

Dr Seidel is vowing to bolster the organisation at a difficult time.

Dr Seidel triumphed over three strong contenders - former GP of the year Dr Ayman Shenouda, GP Synergy