The President's Message – 21 December
In my final message of this year, I would like to thank all members who have tirelessly gifted their time and energy for our College throughout 2018 – due to your efforts it has been an extraordinary 12 months.
The President's Message – 30 November
This week our College completed a critical progress report on how we measure up as a medical educator.
The President's Message – 5 November
I am pleased to advise our Board has approved the RACP’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Statement, providing a valuable resource to inform thinking on this important issue.
The President's Message – 8 October
In the last week our College joined a major campaign aimed at finally getting children out of immigration detention on the Pacific island of Nauru.
The President's Message – 7 September
Recently some members have asked for an update on the progress of the Ferrier Hodgson and BDO reports which are investigating this year’s Basic Training Computer-based Test.
The President's Message – 10 August
You’ve consistently told us you want to see more of your College advocating in public with decision makers, for better healthcare for our patients and our communities.
Conversation with the Board – Royal Prince Alfred Hospital – 19 July (PDF)
A communiqué from the Board about member issues raised at the event. Member login required.
The President's Message – 13 July
Its been a busy month since my previous post, with lots of travel and some changes within the College executive team.
The President's Message – 19 June
Our warm congratulations to our 27 Fellows who received the highest levels of community recognition across Australia and New Zealand in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
The President's Message – 18 May
I’m delighted to write to you all in my first message as your new President, after having attended a vibrant and inspiring RACP Congress in Sydney.
The President's Message – 20 April
We’re now just three weeks away from RACP Congress 2018; Disruption for Healthy Futures. We have a program packed with fascinating topics ranging from the roles of robotics and big data in medicine, through to discussions about medically unexplained symptoms.
The President's Message – 23 March
I’d like to remind you all to have your say in the future of your College through our elections. If you haven’t cast your ballot yet – voting closes on Tuesday 3 April. The RACP is a vibrant and remarkable institution which places its members at the centre of everything it does – and I encourage you to vote with that in mind.
The President's Message – 23 February
This has been a difficult week for all of us. You will all be aware that our plans to move to a computer based examination failed on Monday when there were various technical problems, and the examination had to be called off. We are also aware of many issues at the examination centres. We understand that many trainees are not only distressed and anxious, but they feel that they may be compromised in the outcome, and that they have not been treated fairly.
The President's Message – 31 January
A warm welcome back to all of you who have returned from holidays. I am very pleased to congratulate our 25 Fellows who have been recognised in the New Zealand New Year Honours list and the Australia Day Honours announced last week, including our immediate past President.