Along with his passion for pursuing excellence in all aspects of patient care Dr Lidder enjoys being actively involved in passing on his knowledge to the next generation. He continues to be involved in medical school and speciality training through The Royal Melbourne Hospital and The University of Melbourne as well as being the Victorian member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association Assessment Team for overseas trained doctors. He has also co-authored the ‘Enhanced Recovery Considerations for Major Orthopaedic Surgery’ chapter in the Perioperative Medicine Course, University of Melbourne, chapters in orthopaedic textbooks, taught on international orthopaedic training courses, presented at international conferences and published in international journals.