Dr Phillip Liefman obtained his medical degree at Monash University in 1980. He took over his old GP's practice on Balcombe road in 1987, from where he has been practicing general medicine.
Jillian completed her general nursing in Ballarat in 1985. She spent the next two years travelling and working overseas (England and India). In 1994, she completed a Bachelor of Science in nursing at Deakin University in Geelong. Jillian joined her husband, Dr Liefman in the clinic as the practice nurse in 2001.