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Keeping up to date with medical leadership is a constant challenge. The Australian Government’s Department of Health recognise this challenge and have provided funding to support the development of medical professionals. The Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) has responded by introducing 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.

The Practical Leadership Series is aimed at those training/ leading in the medical profession. The workshops, master classes, webinars and podcasts are designed to give busy individuals a short session of practical activities, information and tools that can quickly be incorporated into current working practice. 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 Practical Leadership Series Brochure and Registration Formview pdf file


Program Launch Friday 4 July 2014

RACMA launched the new professional development program at the University of Tasmania in Hobart. 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

Open Disclosure Workshops 27-28 August 2014

Engagement with patients - Open Disclosure
Wednesday 27 August 2014, 9:00am - 12:00pm or 1:00pm – 4:00pm or 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Expert engagement with patients – Open Disclosure
Thursday 28 August 2014, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Derwent Room, Wrest Point Hotel, 410 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay, Hobart

Click here for further information and to register your attendance.

International Master Class 12 November 2014

Leadership Strategies for Sustainable Physician Engagement
Wednesday 27 August 2014, 9:00am – 12:00pm or 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Bay View Room, Hotel Grand Chancellor, 1 Davey Street, Hobart

Click here for further information and to register your attendance.

Live Webinars 2014

Thursday 24 July 2014,12:30-1:30pm Open Disclosure and Apology in Health Care Services
Thursday 21 August 2014, 12:30-2:00pm Health Workforce: How can it be maintained in rural areas in the 21st century?
Wednesday 3 September 2014, 12:30-1:30pm NZ Health System
Wednesday 8 October 2014, 12:30-2:00pm Rural Work Life Balance: High Performance Living
Wednesday 22 October 2014, 12:30-1:30pm Refugees and Health Issues


For further information regarding workshops and webinars please contact Dina Bortolin at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 03 9824 4699.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 13:18