Professor Felicity Anne Goodyear-Smith



Areas of expertise

  • General practice and primary health care education and research
  • Co-design
  • Scientific writing, publishing and editing
  • Forensic medicine

Research | Current

Research interests

  • General practice research
  • International primary health care
  • Mental health and lifestyle sreening and intervention
  • Co-design and participatory action research
  • Primary care educational research


Charles Bridge-Webb Medal. 2017. In recognition of an outstanding career in academic primary care

Distinguished Fellowship 2016. Royal New Zealand College of general Practitioners

Gold Medal for RNZCGP Oration 2016

President’s Award 2011 North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) 

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Founding member of the International Primary Health Care Research Consortium From 2019 Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Chair of WONCA Working Party on Research From 2016

Chair of international Committee & Executive Board Member, North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)  2014 -2018

Founding Editor in  Chief, Journal of Primary Health Care 2009 - 2015



Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

As of 29 October 2020 there will be no automatic updating of 'selected publications and creative works' from Research Outputs. Please continue to keep your Research Outputs profile up to date.
  • Kassai, R., van Weel, C., Flegg, K., Tong, S. F., Han, T. M., Noknoy, S., ... Khoo, E. M. (2020). Priorities for primary health care policy implementation: recommendations from the combined experience of six countries in the Asia-Pacific. Australian journal of primary health, 26 (5), 351-357. 10.1071/py19194
  • Choy, M. A., Sturgiss, E., Goodyear-Smith, F., & Smith, G. J. (2020). Digital Health Tools and Patients With Drug Use Disorders: Qualitative Patient Experience Study of the Electronic Case-Finding and Help Assessment Tool (eCHAT). Journal of medical Internet research, 22 (9)10.2196/19256
  • Wright, T., Young, K., Darragh, M., Corter, A., Soosay, I., & Goodyear-Smith, F. (2020). Perinatal e-screening and clinical decision support: the Maternity Case-finding Help Assessment Tool (MatCHAT). Journal of primary health care, 12 (3), 265-271. 10.1071/hc20029
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Margot Darragh, Ian Soosay
  • Gillingham, K., Eggleton, K., & Goodyear-Smith, F. (2020). Is Reflective Learning Visible in Online Discussion Forums for Medical Students on General Practice Placements? A Qualitative Study. Teaching and learning in medicine, 32 (4), 434-441. 10.1080/10401334.2020.1730184
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Kyle Eggleton
  • Ponka, D., Coffman, M., Fraser-Barclay, K. E., Fortier, R. D. W., Howe, A., Kidd, M., ... Mohd Sidik, S. (2020). Fostering global primary care research: a capacity-building approach. BMJ global health, 5 (7).10.1136/bmjgh-2020-002470
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Kristina Zawaly
  • Roskvist, R., Eggleton, K., & Goodyear-Smith, F. (2020). Provision of e-learning programmes to replace undergraduate medical students' clinical general practice attachments during COVID-19 stand-down. Education for primary care : an official publication of the Association of Course Organisers, National Association of GP Tutors, World Organisation of Family Doctors, 31 (4), 247-254. 10.1080/14739879.2020.1772123
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Kyle Eggleton, Rachel Roskvist
  • Wu, Y., Levis, B., Riehm, K. E., Saadat, N., Levis, A. W., Azar, M., ... Gilbody, S. (2020). Equivalency of the diagnostic accuracy of the PHQ-8 and PHQ-9: a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis. Psychological medicine, 50 (8), 1368-1380. 10.1017/s0033291719001314
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Bruce Arroll
  • van Weel, C., Hartman, T. O., Rouleau, K., Bazemore, A., Boar, M. M. M. S. F. R. P. A., Westfall, J., ... Phillips, R. L. (2020). THE DECLARATION OF ASTANA AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE GLOBAL ROLE OF NAPCRG AND WONCA. ANNALS OF FAMILY MEDICINE, 18 (2), 189-190. 10.1370/afm.2524

Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 507 - Bldg 507
Level 3, Room 3018
New Zealand