Hilton Koppe

Dr Hilton Koppe is a family doctor from Lennox Head, a small village on the east coast of Australia. Hilton combines his clinical work with an active role in medical education. Since 2003, Hilton has been running reflective writing workshops for doctors and other health professionals with the goal of deepening their compassion, overcoming professional isolation and reducing risk of burn out. Hilton has adapted his workshops to make them suitable for people living with chronic and serious illness. Hilton’s writing can be found in Snapdragon, Dreamers Creative, Please See Me, Hektoen International, Pulse, The Examined Life, Grieve, The Universal Doctor and More Voices. His play, Enduring Witness, has been performed in USA and Australia. A film version of the play is regularly used in medical education to facilitate end of life discussions.