7 December 2023

Dr Michael Wright

Dr Michael Wright is a general practitioner (GP), health economics and health services researcher, experienced board director and health systems leader with a range of clinical, organisational and governance skills.

Dr Wright is based in Sydney where he has strategic appointments as the Chief Medical Officer with Avant Mutual and Board Chair of Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network.

Dr Wright works part time in general practice in Woollahra and is a researcher at the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

Dr Wright is a strong advocate for improving safety and quality in health care, and his research interests include the impact of continuity of care on the primary care performance, improving collaboration between health care providers, the development of doctors as leader, and use of financial incentives to improve quality and sustainability of the health system.