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A management and leadership program for doctors in Tasmania.

The Practical Leadership Series is designed for doctors who want to improve their management and leadership skills and for managers looking for a quality training program for their current or future leaders.

The Clinician to Manager Pathway is suitable for medical staff who want to grow their leadership and management skills at any level. This program enables you to build on the foundational skills required to be successful in this transition.



The Clinician to Manager Pathway
Give yourself or team members the opportunity to be eligible to apply for the AFRACMA post nominal

Management and leadership have increasingly become part of the role of the 21st century doctor. Attendance at four workshops and six online events will give you or your team members the foundation you need for moving into management.

Choose topics of interest in this pathway or complete 4 workshops and 6 on-line events to be eligible to apply for the AFRACMA post nominal.

Workshop 1

Understanding your Personal Style as a Leader; Making the Transition from Clinician to Manager

27 May 2015
Workshop 2 Clinical Governance and Credentialing; Ethical Decision Making 26 August 2015
Workshop 3 Mastering Difficult Colleague Interactions; Managing for safer and more reliable outcomes 26 February 2016
Workshop 4 Sense Making and Working Collaboratively in Times of Change - a full day workshop 27 May 2016
All workshops will be delivered at the Country Club Tasmania in Launceston

For further information or to register visit the Practical Leadership Series webpage at www.racmapracticalleadershipseries.com.au

View the program and speaker profiles here


RACMA Practical Leadership Series

The Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) ofers a series of leadership workshops to support individuals in medical settings. The workshops incorporate best practice and take on board the expertise of leaders in the medical and medical education fields; consequently workshops will be delivered by a variety of national and international speakers, expert medical educators and RACMA Fellows.

Sessions are aimed at enabling individuals to enhance their performance and build working confidence and competence in a safe and confidential setting. The themes included are aimed at supporting the development of skills in the most challenging areas of medical work. Whether looking to refresh skills, improve the capabilities of staff or attain skills to support a new job role, RACMA's Practical Leadership Series has something for every practitioner.

RACMA launched the new professional development program at the University of Tasmania in Hobart on 4 July 2014. Delegates were welcomed by RACMA president Dr Lee Gruner and RACMA Chief Executive Dr Karen Owen, with the keynote address delivered by Prof Chris Baggoley AO - Chief Medical Officer Australian Government. Prof Baggoley discussed the importance of working towards a sustainable health system for Tasmania, with local context also provided by Mr Graeme Houghton, Chair Tasmanian Health Organisations Council and Dr Lee Gruner. Delegates were given the opportunity to review the planned program and influence content by providing feedback about workshops, webinars and master classes.

Follow the links below to access the key note address given by Prof Chris Baggoley AO and recommended reading supporting Prof Baggoley'€™s presentation.

Tasmania Launch Addressview pdf file
Harnessing Implementation Science to Improve Care Quality and Patient Safetyview pdf file
Ten Clinician-Driven Strategies for Maximising Value of Australian Health Careview pdf file
2015-16-RACMA Practical Leadership Series for Doctors in Tasmaniaview pdf file



For further information regarding the RACMA Practical Leadership Series please contact the RACMA National Office at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or +61 3 9824 4699.


This professional development program is supported by financial assistance from the Australian Government Department of Health.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015 10:25