Dr Sam Manger, MBBS (MD), BSc, FRACGP, FASLM, Medical Educator & RACGP QLD GP of the Year 2021

Dr Sam completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Science (BSc) at the University of Queensland. He is a General Practitioner and Fellow with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), where he received an award for the highest score obtained in the fellowship examinations. He is the President and a Fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM), which focusses on managing conditions with lifestyle measures including nutrition, movement, mind states, social connection, connection to nature, online & advanced technology, health coaching techniques and public policy evolution.

He is a rural GP in private practice, Senior Lecturer and Medical Educator with James Cook University (JCU) College of Medicine and Dentistry and GP Training, Senior Medical Officer with Queensland Health Mental Health Services, Ambassador to Equally Well Australia, and host of The GP Show podcast.

In his spare time he studies and practices functional movement, martial arts, the Wim Hof technique, permaculture and bush survival.