The RACMA 2021 Leadership for Clinicians program will be delivered online. This decision was made by the RACMA Board due to the impact of COVID-19. As jurisdictions respond to the evolving COVID-19 situation, online delivery of the program in 2021 facilitates access across all regions.
The aims of the program are to empower clinician leaders with the knowledge, skills, confidence and self-awareness to play a central role in decision making within the healthcare and community services they are part of. The program will explore six key study themes:
1. Understanding our healthcare system
2. Clinical governance and medicolegal awareness
3. Medical workforce management and engagement
4. Leading strategy and change
5. Financial governance
6. Professionalism, leadership and culture
The six key study themes will be addressed through eight topics delivered online in 2021. Each topic will incorporate self-directed learning, live interactive sessions conducted using the Zoom platform and reflective tasks.
Successful completion of the Leadership for Clinicians program is a RACMA Board approved pathway to apply to elect to Associate Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators.
Associate Fellows of RACMA can use the post nominals ‘AFRACMA’ in accordance with the policy Membership signature blocks and post nominals.
The 2021 online program will be scheduled over 16 weeks and will comprise: