Dr Rhys Thomas is currently working as a doctor at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, he is also an Associate Lecturer at UQ and simultaneously completing his training in psychiatry.

Rhys completed a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (BSc/MBBS) at the University of Queensland in 2014. He was elected President of University of Queensland Medical Society in his final year giving him the opportunity to get involved in advocacy. He started his training in Emergency Medicine and also worked in three rural communities – Mitchell, Kingaroy and Roma. He even got to work with the Flying Doctor Service, who provide specialist support to rural towns in Queensland, during his time in Roma. He has begun training as a psychiatrist and currently works in a service that specialises in adolescent mental health. He has additional interests in addictions medicine and medical education and training that he would like to pursue in the future.