Dr Tane Taylor
Dr Tane Taylor is a Distinguished Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, Tane is a critical thinker and strategic advisor to private health organisations and government agencies in New Zealand and internationally. He is a GP teacher, PRIMEX examiner, Fellowship and Cornerstone Assessor. Tane is of Māori and European descent and whakapapa to Tainui, Te Aroha and Takitimu waka.
Dr Tane is currently a consultant to the ETHC Nirvana Group Network in Auckland, and advisor to the Integrative Health Options Clinic in Auckland.
For six years, he chaired the RNZCGP Māori Faculty: Te Akoranga a Maui. He is a member of the college’s Education Advisory Group, a former Chair of the RNZCGP National Advisory Council, a member of the Advisory Council of the RACP and is the Republic of Albania Honorary Consul to New Zealand. Tane was re-elected as chair of the Wonca Indigenous and Minority Groups Health Issues Working Party.
As an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Auckland and with many years’ experience in the teaching, mentoring and supervision of medical students, house surgeons and registrars, Tane’s main focus is on building, supporting and facilitating integrated learning environments within primary healthcare. He believes that through open and honest collaboration among all stakeholders: PHOs, DHBs, government agencies, universities, general practices, SLT’s, Physio, OT’s and communities, it is possible to deliver a high-quality, efficient and fit for purpose medical workforce ready and willing to serve diverse peoples and communities.