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The Quarterly 2017
The journal of The Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators.

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# Article Title Author
1 Editorial Dr Andy Robertson
2 From the President Professor Michael Cleary PSM
3 College Matters Dr Karen Owen
4 CEO Matters Dr Karen Owen
5 Celebrating 50 Years: International Women’s Day Dr Karen Owen
6 Making History Count Dr Lee Gruner
7 2017 Cilento Oration Dr Richard Ashby
8 Doctors as Managers: Making a Success of a Challenging Career Dr Lee Gruner
9 Clinical Leadership and Alliance Governance for Whole of System Improvement Professor Robin Gauld
10 Lost in Translation: Adhoc Interpreter Use Jessica Dean, Erwin Loh, Katherine Lorenz
11 Saving the World, One Healthcare Policy at a Time Dr Singithi (Sidney) Chandrasiri
12 The Future of Medicine Professor Erwin Loh
13 E-Health: Is this the Resurrection of a Glorious New Digital Health Strategy? Dr Singithi (Sidney) Chandrasiri
14 Why Mandatory Reporting of the Ill-Health of Doctors is Not in Anyone’s Best Interests Dr M. Taffy Jones and Dr Kerry Breen
15 Now is the Time Dr Lynne McKinlay
16 Monash Doctors – A Case Study on Medical Engagement at a Large Public Health Network Prof Erwin Loh
17 Langford and Brand – A Golden Legacy Dr John (Jack) Best AO
18 Fields and Citadels Dr John (Jack) Best AO
19 Making Health Work in Rural and Remote Australia Ms Gaye Britt
20 Building New Zealand's Health System for the Future Prof Michael Cleary PSM
21 In the Spotlight – Dr Donald Mackie RACMA Secretariat
22 In Focus: Board of Censors Professor Michael Cleary PSM
23 The Wrap:- RACMA Winter Professional Development Forum Dr Kate Churruca
24 Panel of Presidents at the AMSA National Leadership Development Seminar Ms Jessica Redmond
25 Book Review: Finding Sanity: John Cade, lithium and the taming of bipolar disorder Dr Robert Grogan
26 Book Review - The Prince of Medicine: Galen in the Roman Empire Dr Robert Grogan
27 RACMA Literature Review Update Professor Graham Dickson
28 Letter to the Editor Dr Wei Wong
29 Letter to the Editor Dr Nigel Fellows
30 Letter to the Editor Dr Kaushik Banerjea
31 Letter to the Editor Dr John Robson
32 Letter to the Editor Dr Felicity Jensen
33 Letter to the Editor Dr Daryl-Anne Elias
34 Letter to the Editor Dr Christopher Tan
35 Letter to the Editor Dr Amber Winter
36 Letter to the Editor Dr Deepak Doshi
37 Letter to the Editor Dr David Hughes
38 Letter to the Editor Dr Osama Ali
39 Letter to the Editor Dr Marco Metello
40 Letter to the Editor Dr Christian Ghan