Dr. Margaret Kay AM MBBS(Hons) PhD FRACGP DipRACOG GAICD is a general practitioner and Academic Lead with Doctors’ Health in Queensland. She holds an academic title as Senior Lecturer with the General Practice Clinical Unit, Faculty of Medicine, UQ and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Kay has clinical and research expertise in both doctors’ health and refugee health.

In 2013, she completed her PhD in Physician Health which focussed on understanding how doctors access health care for themselves. She has extensive experience teaching doctors and medical students about physician health and has over 35 peer-reviewed publications, many in the area of doctors’ health.

Dr Kay has been collaborating with the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences at UQ investigating the effectiveness of PFAS exposure control for individuals in exposed communities and occupationally exposed cohorts.

Dr Kay is currently Chair of Refugee Health Network of Australia (RHeaNA), a member of RACGP Refugee Health Special Interest Group (RHSIG) and Clinical Lead in Multicultural Health with the Brisbane South Primary Health Network.

In 2022, Dr Kay was honoured to become a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to medicine, to medical education, and to migrant health.