Teaching and medicine – a happy marriage

Since completing his medical degree in 1990, Dr Chappell took any opportunity to be involved in mentoring the students following behind while still a resident himself.

While continuing to teach students, his focus has since shifted training registrars and has led to a nomination as the GPET supervisor of the year.

“When you’re an undergraduate you don’t really believe that you’re going to be making decisions but then when you’re suddenly out there [as a registrar] it is a very different mind-set – I