RACP CONGRESS PROGRAM

This diverse program of workshops, sessions, exhibits, and social functions will allow you to engage and benefit from the opportunities that come from being part of this large and varied Fellowship.

 

 

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TUESDAY 15 MAY 2018

Congress theme: Disruption for healthy futures

Tuesday Sub-topic: Mental health

7:00am - 8:15am Sponsored breakfast presented by GBMA Education - What’s the good of biosimilars?

Shared Session
(AMD, AFOEM, AFPHM, PCHD)

Pyrmont Theatre

8:30am - 8:40am

Morning welcome

Dr David Beaumont

8:40am - 9:20am
Shared Session
(AMD, AFOEM, AFPHM, PCHD)
Room:
Pyrmont Theatre

Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Oration - Professor Helena Teede

Women in medicine as a critical component of disruption in relation to the profession, its identity and interaction with the broader health system.

Shared Session
(AMD, AFOEM, AFPHM, PCHD)
Room:
Pyrmont Theatre
8:40am - 9:20am

Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Oration - Professor Helena Teede

Summary:

Presenter
Professor Helena Teede

Chair: Associate Professor Grant Phelps

Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Oration – Professor Helena Teede

9:20am - 10:00am
Shared Session
(AMD, AFOEM, AFPHM, PCHD)
Room:
Pyrmont Theatre

Ferguson-Glass Oration - Dr Blánaid Hayes

The health and wellbeing of doctors.

Shared Session
(AMD, AFOEM, AFPHM, PCHD)
Room:
Pyrmont Theatre
9:20am - 10:00am

Ferguson-Glass Oration - Dr Blánaid Hayes

Summary:

Presenter
Dr Blánaid Hayes

Chair: Associate Professor Peter Connaughton

Ferguson-Glass Oration – Dr Blánaid Hayes

10:00am - 10:40am
Shared Session
(AMD, AFOEM, AFPHM, PCHD)
Room:
Pyrmont Theatre

Howard Williams Medal - Professor David Forbes

Advocacy at the interfaces.

Shared Session
(AMD, AFOEM, AFPHM, PCHD)
Room:
Pyrmont Theatre
10:00am - 10:40am

Howard Williams Medal - Professor David Forbes

Summary:

Presenter
Professor David Forbes

Chair: Dr Sarah Dalton

Howard Williams Medal – Professor David Forbes

10:40am - 11:15am Morning tea and poster presentations in exhibition hall

11:15am - 12:45pm
Adult Medicine Division (AMD) Room:
C2.2 and C2.3

Disruptive forces

An exploration of disruption in its multiple forms: people, service design and technology.

Adult Medicine Division (AMD) Room:
C2.2 and C2.3
11:15am - 12:45pm

Disruptive forces

Summary:

Presenters
Professor Helena Teede
Professor Donald Campbell
Dr Amelia Crabtree
Professor Des Gorman

Chair: Associate Professor Grant Phelps

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Paediatrics & Child Health Division (PCHD) Room:
C2.2 and C2.3

Indigenous child health

This session will explore recommendations from the RACP Indigenous Child Health policy currently being developed, and how RACP members can contribute to better health outcomes for Māori, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

Paediatrics & Child Health Division (PCHD) Room:
C2.2 and C2.3
11:15am - 12:45pm

Indigenous child health

Summary:

Indigenous Child Health
Dr Danny de Lore
Dr Niroshini Kennedy

The Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit: Celebrating 25 years of rare disease research
Professor Elizabeth Elliot

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM) Room:
C3.6

Disasters and mental health

A panel of experts will discuss the profound short-term and long-term effects of disasters on the mental health of people and communities.

Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM) Room:
C3.6
11:15am - 12:45pm

Disasters and mental health

Summary:

Floods and mental health
Professor Ross Bailie

Community resilience after the
flood
Dr Veronica Matthews

Disasters and mental health
Ms Rosemary Hegner

Nuclear conflict and its
consequences
Associate Professor Tilman Ruff

Chair: Professor Tony Capon

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

12:45pm - 1:45pm Lunch and poster presentations in exhibition area, PCHD, AFOEM and AFPHM Annual Members Meetings

12:45pm - 1:45pm AMD Trainee Research Awards

12:45pm - 1:45pm PCHD Trainee Research Awards

1:45pm - 3:15pm
Paediatrics & Child Health Division (PCHD) Room:
Cockle Bay 2

Personalised medicine in paediatrics

What does the future of paediatrics look like? Outcomes from personalised medicine clinical trials.

Paediatrics & Child Health Division (PCHD) Room:
Cockle Bay 2
1:45pm - 3:15pm

Personalised medicine in paediatrics

Summary:

Presenters
Professor Adam Jaffé
Dr Claus Hallwirth
Dr Michelle Farrar

Chair: Dr Nicholas Wood

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM) Room:
C3.6

Integrated care and whole of system change

An exploration of the traditional conceptualisation of integrated care, how it may address issues of 'wiser' and 'sustainable' health care, and impacts of these developing agendas on future health systems.

Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM) Room:
C3.6
1:45pm - 3:15pm

Integrated care and whole of system change

Summary:

Environmentally sustainable health care systems – international and national perspective
Dr Kate Charlesworth

Integrated Care to improve the health of populations
Associate Professor John Eastwood

Better values health care – how can it influence system change
Professor Alexandra Barrat

Chair: Dr David Pencheon

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

3:15pm - 3:45pm Afternoon tea and poster presentations in exhibition hall

3:45pm - 5:15pm
Shared Session
(AMD, AFOEM, AFPHM, PCHD)
Room:
C2.2 and C2.3

Creating a supportive learning environment and wellbeing

Practical tips and suggestions on how to create a supportive learning environment to support the wellbeing of supervisors and trainees. Part of this session will be an interactive workshop, followed by an expert panel discussion.

Shared Session
(AMD, AFOEM, AFPHM, PCHD)
Room:
C2.2 and C2.3
3:45pm - 5:15pm

Creating a supportive learning environment and wellbeing

Summary:

Physician and trainee health and wellbeing panel discussion
Dr Rihan Shahab
Associate Professor Alasdair McDonald

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM) Room:
C3.6

John Snow Scholarship

The John Snow Scholarship is awarded annually at Congress to the best medical student presentation on a public health medicine topic.

Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM) Room:
C3.6
3:45pm - 5:15pm

John Snow Scholarship

Summary:

Presenters
Mr Arunan Sriravindrarajah
Mr Ned Latham
Miss Dipti Sugumar
Ms Alisha Thompson
Ms Alexandra Carle
Ms Rachael McCormick

Chair: Professor Donna Mak

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM) Room:
Cockle Bay 1

Update on dermatology

Experts will offer an update on current themes and research in the field of occupational dermatology.

Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM) Room:
Cockle Bay 1
3:45pm - 5:15pm

Update on dermatology

Summary:

Presenters
Associate Professor Anne Cust
Dr Rosemary Nixon

Chair: Dr Nee Chen Khoo

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Event Sponsors

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