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The INTERACT Training Program is a series webinars for Candidates and Trainees chaired by senior FRACMA and guest speakers. The INTERACT webinars are open to all RACMA members. INTERACT Webinars engage with diverse topics within contemporary medical management, presented by influential leaders in Australasian medical administration, governance, health care and health services research.

The delivery of this program from 2011 to 2013 was funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. An exciting schedule of INTERACT webinars have continued to be delivered as part of RACMA's commitment to ongoing medical management and leadership training for College members, Candidates and Faculty.

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The 2017 INTERACT Webinar Schedule

The 2017 INTERACT webinar series will once again bring high quality discussion forums on issues of diverse and contemporary medical management, delivered by influential leaders in Australasian medical administration, governance, health care and health services research.

The following details of the 2017 program for Faculty and Candidates have been confirmed, with further scheduled dates and presentations to be announced later.

Wednesday 1st March 2017, 12:30 - 1:30pm AEDT: Rural Clinical Governance: a collaborative effort, presented by Dr Joe McGirr FRACMA

Thursday 27th April 2017, 12:30 - 1:30pm AEST: Small Steps, Big Benefits: Cultural competence, partnership and health equality, presented by Andrew Connolly, Chair, Medical Council of New Zealand

Wednesday 24th May 2017, 12:30 - 1:30pm AEST: Medical management at the Flying Doctors, presented by Dr Katherine Atkinson FRACMA

June 2017

July 2017

August 2017

Wednesday 27th
September 2017, 12:30 - 1:30pm AEST: Indigenous Doctors, presented by AIDA Board Member to be confirmed 12:30 - 1:30pm AEDT

Wednesday 25th
  October 2017: 12:30 - 1:30pm AEDT: Digital Disruption, presented by Professor Michael Cleary PSM

INTERACT Webinar Recordings

View the entire INTERACT Webinar series at http://vimeopro.com/racma/racma-interact-training-program or select a presentation below.

1 December 2016, Targeting zero: Supporting the Victorian hospital system to eliminate avoidable harm and strengthen quality of care: Report of the Review of Hospital Safety and Quality Assurance in Victoria Presented Dr Stephen Duckett - Grattan Institute

22 November 2016, Understanding and Challenges of Treating Patients from International Cultures Presented by Dr Paul Douglas

20 October 2016, Challenges in the Rural and Regional Settings Presented by Dr Kelvin Billinghurst

22 September 2016, Clinical Leadership and Governance Presented by Professor Robin Gauld

31 August 2016, Coronial Inquiries Presented by Dr Don Buchanan

21 July 2016, Private Health Funding: The quality-cost conundrum Presented by Dr David Rankin

21 June 2016, Open Disclosure: Conducting a critical difficult conversation Presented by A/Prof Alan Sandford

25 May 2016, Using Health Informatics in Medical Management Presented by Dr Tony Sara

27 April 2016, Bullying and Harassment in Health Care Presented by Dr Heather Wellington and Mr Simon Bailey
23 March 2016, Choosing Wisely - What does this initiative mean for medical managers? Presented by Dr Justin Coleman
11 February 2016, Making Clinical Governance Real Presented by Dr Liz Mullins
09 December 2015, Impacts of Hearing Issues in the Workplace Presented by Dr Elaine Saunders
18 November 2015, Medical Credentialing: The Why and How Presented by Associate Professor Alan Sandford

13 October 2015, Ethical Decision Making Presented by Professor Erwin Loh
26 August 2015, Performance Management: Difficult Conversations Presented by Associate Professor Alan Sandford

11 August 2015, Health Law Update Presented by Professor Erwin Loh

22 July 2015, Clinical Governance Presented by Dr Annette Pantle

17 June 2015, Telemedicine Presented by Dr Victoria (Tori) Wade

08 May 2015, Public Speaking Presented by Professor Geraldine MacCarrick

15 April 2015, Indigenous Health Presented by Dr Tony Austin AM

18 February 2015, Private Health Insurance in Australia Presented by Dr David Rankin

20 November 2014, Indigenous Health Presented by Dr Tammy Kimpton

22 October 2014, Refugees and Health Issues Presented by Dr Mark Parrish

3 September 2014, New Zealand Health System Presented by Dr Margaret Wilsher

24 July 2014, Open Disclosure and Apology in Health Care Services Presented by Professor Tracey MacDonald

17 June 2014, Reflections on Leadership and LeadersPresented by Dr Lee Gruner

7 May 2014, Not Just Ticking the Box, Making a difference to health services through consumer participation Presented by Dr Sally Nathan

13 November 2013, Team Leadership and Engagement Presented by Dr Tony Austin

12 September 2013, Emotional Intelligence and its Role in Leadership and Influencing. Presented by Dr Penny Flett

14 August 2013, Resilience Engineering in Australian Healthcare. Presented by Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite and Dr Robyn Clay-Williams

24 July 2013, Managing Risk In Healthcare - Where Has The Journey Taken Us? Presented by Dr Lee Gruner

26 June 2013, Adult Learning Principles and How To Use Them Presented by Prof Geraldine MacCarrick

22 May 2013, Clinical Governance Presented by Dr Annette Pantle

2 October 2012, Disparities in the NZ Healthcare System Presented by Dr Dell Hood

1 August 2012, Leadership in Practice. Case Studies Presented by Dr Brett Gardiner and Rear Admiral Robyn Walker AM. Transcript

5 July 2012, Evidence Based Decision-Making Presented by Prof Gavin Frost

7 June 2012, Coroner's Court Health Law Updates Presented by A/Prof Erwin Loh, Judge Jennifer Coate and Dr Heather Wellington

2 May 2012, Operational Management: Case Studies from Three Health Care Systems Presented by Dr Helen Parsons, Dr Annette Pantle and Commodore Liz Rushbrook

12 April 2012, Human Resource Management Presented by Dr Alan Sandford and Ms Sophie Conabere

22 March 2012, Consumer Engagement Presented by Dr Lee Gruner and Ms Deborah Smith. Transcript Part 1, Transcript Part 2

7 March 2012, Translation of Policy into Practice Presented by Prof Chris Baggoley. Transcript

2 Feb 2012, Capital Planning and Funding Presented by Prof Christine Kilpatrick. Transcript

5 December 2011, Clinical Management IT Systems (e-Health) Presented by Dr Richard Ashby and Dr Tony Sara

14 November 2011, Clinical Governance Presented by Dr Lee Gruner

9 September 2011, Public vs Private Healthcare Systems Presented by Dr Michael Walsh and Dr Andrew Johnson

5 August 2011, Managing Upwards Presented by Dr Tony Austin. Transcript

4 July 2011, Ethics in Medical Management Presented by Dr Bernie Brenner and Dr Helen McArdle

3 June 2011, Health Law Presented by Dr Helen McArdle and A/Prof Erwin Loh

9 May 2011, Financial Management & Budgeting Presented by Dr Michael Walsh

4 April 2011, Australian vs NZ Healthcare Systems Presented by Dr David Rankin, Dr Roger Boyd and Dr Robyn Lawrence

4 March 2011, Perspective of Clinical Leadership Presented by Dr Tony Austin, Prof Chris Kilpatrick and Dr Michael Walsh

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