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The RACMA Member Webinar Series has been developed for all RACMA members. They webinars are facilitated by senior RACMA Fellows as well as guest speakers.

The Webinar series cover a diverse range of topics within contemporary medical leadership and management and provides members the opportunity to access online College Professional Development opportunities throughout the year.

Fellows and Associate Fellows will be provided Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points for their participation.

For more information please contact RACMA on +61 3 9824 4699 or profdev@racma.edu.au.

The 2021 Series

The 2021 webinar series will once again bring high quality discussion forums on issues of diverse and contemporary medical leadership and management.

To date the following webinars have been confirmed (please note this list will be regularly updated as speakers and times are locked in):

Remaining topics for 2021 (dates to be confirmed):

Previous Webinar Recordings

24 February 2021: Cultural Safety in Australia & New Presented by Dr Kelvin Billinghurst FRACMA

26 November 2020: Advance Care Planning in a Large national Catholic Not for Profit Private and Public Health Service Presented by Professor Erwin Loh National Chief Medical Officer and Group General Manager Clinical Governance for St Vincent’s Health Australia FRACMA & Dr Lisa McDonald Group Mission Leader for St Vincent’s Health Australia

30 September 2020: Voluntary Assisted Dying in Victoria – 12 months since introduction Presented by Associate Professor Luis Prado FRACMA & Dr Sidney Chandrasiri FRACMA

26 August 2020: Deepening our Understanding of Quality in Australia (DUQuA) Study Presented by Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite PhD, FIML, FCHSM, FFPHRCP, FAcSS, Hon FRACMA, FAHMS & Dr Robyn Clay-Williams PhD

1 July 2020: Regulation as a Clinical Governance Process Presented by Dr Annette Pantle FRACMA

26 May, 2020: What leaders can do to prevent burnout, with particular reference to COVID-19 in Australia and New Zealand Presented by Dr Lynne McKinlay FRACMA

21 April, 2020: Cyber Security Presented by Mr Antony Kitzelmann, Chief Information Security Officer & General Manager, Cyber Security Centre, Australian Digital Health Agencies

17 March, 2020: Disrespect Harms -Civility Heals Presented by Dr Lynne McKinlay, FRACMA

25 February, 2020: Cultural Safety in New Zealand Presented by Dr Peter Jansen, FRACMA

27 November, 2019: Health Research Governance Presented by Dr Peter Lowthian, FRACMA

30 October, 2019: Medical Board of Australia – Professional Performance Framework (PPF). Presented by Dr Anne Tonkin Chair, Medical Board of Australia BSC(Hons) BMBS, M.Ed, PhD, FRACP

28 August, 2019: Medical Council of New Zealand – Recertification. Presented by Dr Kevin Morris FRACMA

1 August, 2019: Bullying and harassment. Presented by Heather Wellington FRACMA

4 July, 2019: Mindfulness for well-being and peak performance. Presented by Prof Craig Hassed

24 April, 2019: Artificial Intelligence & future impact. Presented by Prof Erwin Loh FRACMA

3 April, 2019: NZ Remote Practice DHB’s – can’t attract practitioners. Presented by Dr Kenneth Clarke FRACMA

27 February, 2019: Information Technology – governance and risk. Presented by Dr Sergio Diez-Alvarez FRACMA

November 2018 – Postcards from Israel – Presenter Professor George Braitberg AM, Monash University

October 2018 – Challenges for Private Health Insurance. Presenter Dr David Rankin, Clinical Director, Medibank

September 2018 – Measuring clinical governance & leadership in NZ DHBs.  Presenter Prof Robin Gauld

August 2018 – Optimising use of clinical data. Sergio Diez Alvarez

July 2018 – Mindfulness for wellness and peak performance – Presenter A/Prof Craig Hassad, Monash University

June 2018, The reality of Closing the Gap report – Dr Tony Austin AM, A/Prof Alan Sandford AM, Dr Marjad Page

May 2018, Working with ICE addicted patients – Thomas Chan & David Fenn

April 2018, Safety & Quality Commission presentation –  Adjunct Professor Debora Picone AM, Chief Executive Officer

March 2018, Working with Junior Doctors and Working with Junior Doctors and recognising their achievements and challenges – Presenter Dr Jo Burnand FRACMA

February 2018, Victorian Assisted Dying Legislation – Presenter Ms Felicity Iredale & Ms Sophie Bolzonello, Russell Kennedy Pty Ltd

December 2017,Medical Workforce Management – The Basics, Presented by Dr Leah Barrett-Beck and Dr Tony Sara

August 2017,Considering Doctors Wellbeing, Patient Safety and Mandatory Reporting, Presented by Dr Kym Jenkins and Dr Michael Jones

June 2017,Rural and Remote Mental Health Presented by Associate Professor Kathleen Aitkinson

March 2017,Clinical Governance by Associate Professor Joe McGirr

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 1Transcript 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 A/Prof Alan Sandford AM

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