Dr David Goddard
MB BS BmedSc DipOccupHealth GradCert Higher Ed Fellow, Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine, RACP
Phone: +61 3 9903 0579
David Goddard graduated in medicine from Monash University in 1969. Post-graduate coursework led to his obtaining a Diploma in Occupational Health (University of Sydney, 1975) and a Master in Health Professional Education (Monash University, 2010). David has worked in occupational medicine since 1973 and as a full-time medical educator since 1990. His years of experience with the railways, State Government Occupational Health Service, State Worker's Compensation system and his network of practitioner friends have contributed in their own ways to his teaching.
David teaches medical undergraduates in occupational medicine and postgraduate students in psychosocial work environment. He loves teaching, writes with feeling, and puts great effort into preparing notes, presentations and assessments for his students. In 2001, he was successfully nominated by his medical students for the Monash University Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Teaching.
From 2008 he has worked part-time as lead Fellow in educational development with the Australasian Faculty of Occupational & Environmental Medicine (AFOEM) in the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He led development of a new training curriculum, a training handbook, formative assessments and the summative assessment for basic trainees. In May 2013, he received the AFOEM President’s award for outstanding contribution to education, training and assessment.
He and his wife, Ruth, enjoy orienteering.