Dr Murdoch obtained her medical degree from the University of Queensland (Honours and the University Medal) in 1998. Anaesthesia training was undertaken at the Austin Hospital, Royal Women’s Hospital, Royal Children’s Hospital, Mercy Hospital and Monash Medical Centre. Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists was achieved in 2008.
Since 2008 Dr Murdoch has held the position of part time staff specialist at the Royal Women’s Hospital providing elective and emergency care to high- risk obstetric patients. She is a Supervisor of Training and serves on several hospital committees. Special interests include the utilisation of ultrasound for regional anaesthesia.
In 2011 Dr Murdoch joined the Melbourne Anaesthetic Group. Her private practice includes anaesthesia for obstetrics, gynaecology, breast surgery, general surgery, endoscopy, and upper limb surgery. Ainslie values the long- term working relationships she has established with her surgeons and gastroenterologists.
Dr Murdoch participates in the ANZCA continuing education program and is undertaking her Perioperative Medicine Masters through Monash University.