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RACP Foundation Fellowships on offer

Date published
24 Apr 2018
Description
Applications are now open for a range of RACP Research Fellowships to fund health and medical research projects.

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RACP Quarterly March/April 2018 – available online now

Date published
10 Apr 2018
Description
The latest edition of RACP Quarterly is now available online.

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Convenient new learning tools now available

Date published
10 Apr 2018
Description
Video talks, discussion forums and resources to help RACP trainees can now be accessed on any device, anytime through the new College Learning Series (CLS) eLearning platform.

Discussion paper: Rehabilitation medicine physicians delivering integrated care in the community.

Date published
04 Apr 2018
Description
New publication from the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM). Rehabilitation medicine physicians delivering integrated care in the community – Early Supported Discharge programs in stroke rehabilitation, an example of integrated care.

New Podcast — Systems pressures and medical error

Date published
22 Mar 2018
Description
Systems pressures that increase the likelihood of medical error are the focus the latest Pomegranate Health podcast.

Consultation – Medical Assistance in Dying

Date published
20 Mar 2018
Description
The College seeks feedback on the draft position statement on medical assistance in dying.

Basic training written examination updates

Date published
12 Mar 2018
Description
The RACP is very disappointed that there has been a problem with the Computer Based Written Divisional exam and we apologise to all trainee candidates for the distress caused.

Voting now open for College elections

Date published
05 Mar 2018
Description
College elections are a terrific opportunity to consider the ideas being put forward by College Members and cast your vote for the leaders of tomorrow.

E-cigarette feedback sought

Date published
20 Feb 2018
Description
Do you have any feedback on the draft RACP Policy Document on E-cigarettes prior to its release?

IMJ February 2018 now online

Date published
12 Feb 2018
Description
Internal Medicine Journal Volume 48 Issue 2

The call for nominations for College positions – results announced

Date published
08 Feb 2018
Description
The recent call for nominations for the next RACP President-Elect, Directors on the College Board, and various positions on Division and Faculty Councils and the New Zealand and Chapter Committees closed on Friday, 2 February 2018.

Professional Performance Framework update

Date published
05 Feb 2018
Description
In November 2017 the Medical Board of Australia (MBA) released the Professional Performance Framework. The MBA says the Framework “will support doctors to take responsibility for their own performance and encourage the profession collectively to raise professional standards and build a positive, respectful culture in medicine that benefits patients and doctors”.

Cannabis Therapy - new podcast

Date published
01 Feb 2018
Description
Cannabis Therapy is the topic of discussion in the latest Pomegranate Health podcast.

RACP Fellows honoured

Date published
30 Jan 2018
Description
Congratulations to the 27 RACP Fellows recognised in the 2018 Australia Day and New Zealand New Year Honours lists. We would also like to congratulate the two Fellows who were state Australian of the Year recipients.

Enhancing postgraduate physician training in Fiji

Date published
22 Jan 2018
Description
Building postgraduate teaching capability in the South West Pacific region is the key focus of a new relationship between Fiji National University and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

International Medical Symposium 2018 (IMS) program released

Date published
18 Jan 2018
Description
The IMS Symposium 2018 - Mauri ora: connecting health professionals’ wellbeing and quality care is taking place at the Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney on Friday, 9 March 2018.

IMJ January 2018 now online

Date published
08 Jan 2018
Description
Internal Medicine Journal Volume 48 Issue 1 - January 2018

Online supervisor courses – open for registration

Date published
22 Dec 2017
Description
Registration is now open for the successful online Supervisor Professional Development Program (SPDP).

Listen: Diagnostic reasoning and cognitive error

Date published
22 Dec 2017
Description
Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis occurs in 10 to 15 per cent of acute presentations, although fortunately only a tenth of these lead to serious consequences. ​This figure has not changed in three decades, despite progress in clinical knowledge.

Internal Medicine Journal December 2017 - now online

Date published
11 Dec 2017
Description
The last issue of the year - the December issue of the Internal Medicine Journal is now available online.
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