Past event presentations

View past RACP event presentations on an array topics.


Medicine post-COVID-19

4 July 2020 | How health services and education will change post-COVID-19?

Presenters:
Dr Nick Coatsworth — Deputy Chief Medical Officer Australia
Professor Andrew Wilson — Chief Medical Officer of Victoria
Professor Christine Kilpatrick — Chief Executive Officer Melbourne Health
Dr Simon Judkins — Director Emergency Medicine Austin Health
Chair of the Victorian State Committee
Chairs of the Victorian Medical Colleges

Hosted by the Committee of Chairs of Victorian Medical Colleges.

RACMA principles for the post-COVID-19 pandemic medical workforce

Presented by Professor Erwin Loh — Chair, RACMA Victorian Committee

Q&A Medicine post-COVID-19 (PDF)


Back to business: Strategic, financial and marketing considerations in private practice

25 June 2020 | The Professional Medical Practice is a collective of experts supporting the College through various events, providing financial wellbeing and business education for medical specialists.

Hosted by the RACP Queensland Regional Committee.


How to prepare for clinical exams

20 June 2020 | Online session covering practical and strategic preparation tips to approach clinical examinations. 

Presented by Professor Judy Savige and Professor Jill Klein.

A strategic approach to the Divisional Clinical Examination (PDF)
A growth mindset approach to disruption  (PDF)
How to write a case report (PDF)
Q&A with Professor Jill Klein


Legal considerations post COVID-19: Estate Planning, Wills, Wealth Protection, Family Law, Intellectual Property, Privacy and Confidentiality

11 June 2020 | The Professional Medical Practice is a collective of experts supporting the College through various events, providing financial wellbeing and business education for medical specialists.

Hosted by the RACP Queensland Regional Committee.


The future of digital health in Australia

9 May 2020 | Online session on National Digital Health Strategy priority initiatives covering topics on MyHealth Records within clinical information software and updates on conformance, the benefits of incorporating the records into your clinical workflow and aspects of secure messaging and security obligations.

Presented by Vandana Chandnani and April Burnett.

The future of digital health in Australia (PDF)


Difficult End-of-Life Decisions in a Pandemic

6 May 2020 | Discussion on 'Difficult End-of-Life Decisions in a Pandemic' covering topics such as communication, patient, family and clinician distress, lessons to be learnt from the current pandemic.

Presenters: Associate Professor Anne Powell, Dr Kym Jenkins, Associate Professor Leeroy William and Dr Richard Kane.


MBA in a Day

23 November 2019 | A 1-day seminar covering strategic planning, managing finances, people management and managing your own career.

Presentations

Basil Ireland – Hospital finances and the budget cycle (PPTX)
Christine Kilpatrick – Strategic and operational planning in a health service (PPTX)
Professor Judy Savige – Updating your CV  (PPTX)
Dr Katherine See – Optimising Unit financial performance (PPTX)
Sarah Whitelaw – Preparing for a board role (PPTX)
Andrew Wilson – Safer care Victoria (PPTX)


NSW/ACT New Fellows Forum

9 November 2019 | Making the change from being a trainee to a Fellow offers a number of opportunities to continue learning and building positive relationships. Hear from specialists sharing their tools for life.

Hosted by the RACP NSW/ACT Regional Committee.


Impact of Legalised Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada

9 August 2019 | Issues encountered in Canada with legalised euthanasia and assisted suicide: safeguards, impact on medicine, physicians’ rights to conscience, new considerations and logical progression.

Presenter: Dr Leonie Herx, Division Head and Connell Chair in Palliative Medicine, Queen's University. Hosted by RACP Aotearoa New Zealand.


How much is enough? Spending on high cost medicines

19 June 2019 | An increasing proportion of our pharmaceutical spending is directed towards high cost medicine, with most future growth in pharmaceutical spending will come from high cost medicines.

Presenter: Dr Narcyz Ghinea. Hosted by the College Ethics Committee.


Competing interests in the prescribing of high cost cancer medicines

19 June 2019 | When patient needs and societal goods do not align, physicians face a situation of 'dual agency': an "avowed requirement to act simultaneously on behalf of two different parties with competing interests” (Tilburt 2014).

Presenter: Dr Wendy Lipworth. Hosted by the College Ethics Committee.


Robodoctors? The Rise of Artificial Intelligence and Technology in Medicine

29 May 2019 | AI and Technology and its significance, how it affects the future of medicine, how medical practices are impacted and how far advanced AI really is.

Presenters: Rami Weiss – CEO, Healthshare Digital, James Scollay – CEO, Genie Solutions and Professor Enrico Coiera – Director, Centre of Health Informatics, Macquarie University

Hosted by Dr Ron Granot, RACP NSW/ACT Regional Committee.

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