Both MeDUSA and the School of Medicine appreciate the benefit of conference attendance for professional and personal development, networking and growth in the areas of academia and leadership. Below is a list of conferences, workshops or seminars relevant to Deakin medical students. Don't forget to check out our Travel and Conference Support Scheme to see if you are eligible to apply for funding.
29 April- 2 May:World Rural Health Conference 2017 Location: Cairns The National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) are pleased to announce two rural health conferences being held in far north Queensland in April 2017. The 14th National Rural Health Conference is the pre-eminent conference for those interested in the health and wellbeing of the more than 6.7 million peole in rural and remote Australia will be held Wednesday 26 - Saturday 29 April 2017. The 14th WONCA World Rural Health Conference, an international event that will see delegates from around the world exchange information on the latest developments and challenges in rural family practice and rural and remote health generally will be held Saturday 29 April – Tuesday 2 May 2017.
20-24 May: AMSA National Leadership Development Seminar Location: Canberra AMSA’s National Leadership Development Seminar is a 4-day, 4-night conference which aims to inspire and upskill the most passionate medical students and future leaders across Australia and New Zealand.
26-28 October:RACGP GP17 Conference Location: Sydney Register your interest to attend GP17 in order to receive $100 off your early bird++ registration from 1 May 2017. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) will bring together GPs from around Australia to the newly built International Conference Centre (ICC) Sydney for four days of education, networking, fellowship and collegiality.
5 November: Men's Health GP Education Symposium Location: Melbourne Cost: $60 for Medical Students Description: This one day Symposium is an exciting professional development opportunity for GPs and health professionals to stay relevant and cover a range of topical clinical issues. Topics covered include Obesity & Diabetes Management, Technology in Action, Kidney Disease & Hypertension, Depression & Anxiety in Men, Gender Diversity & Mental Health.