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1 May 2020 – Online Webinar 

The Regional Victoria Health Workforce Mentoring Program will be holding its first online webinar – Coping with stress, anxiety and uncertainty and will be presented by: Dr Ravi Bhat Divisional Clinical Director at GV Area Mental Health Service as well as an associate professor of psychiatry with University of Melbourne. His professional interests have been in delirium, suicide and rural mental health services. Ravi recently undertook training in the ECHO model which creates and sustains linkages and mentoring between GPs and other specialists.

The webinar will be held held on Friday 1 May at 1.00pm. to RSVP please register below or visit

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19 May 2020 – Shepparton (cost $100.00)

A short course for health professionals. (PDF) 

Join the Excellence in Clinical Teaching team from the Melbourne Medical School at The University of Melbourne for a stimulating and intensive full day advanced clinical supervision course. Designed to promote immediate improvements in clinical supervision quality and capacity. Facilitators are leaders in the field of health professions education and research, and will help to reinforce theory to practice application.

12-14 June 2020 – Shepparton

Learn the structured approach to emergency paediatric care. (PDF)
Established since 1997 with courses throughout Australia, the three day APLS course is recognised as the international gold standard in paediatric emergency training.
The APLS learning environment is interactive and practical.
Before the course, candidates explore key concepts through
an award-winning e-learning package.
During the intensive three day course, this structured approach is applied through scenario roleplays, skill stations and workshops in small group sessions with an instructor ratio of 1/2.

Introducing The Med Ed Source Podcast​

The University is proud to bring you the Melbourne Medical School’s latest engagement platform, The Med Ed Source.

They will be taking the expertise from The University of Melbourne’s Department of Medical Education, net to offer a fresh perspective on education in medicine and the health professions.

Let UoM know who and what you would like to hear about in future episodes via Twitter @EXCITE_UOM or email

Regional doctors enjoy a better work-life balance, report says

On RN Breakfast with Hamish Macdonald

Junior doctors working in regional and rural Australia are more satisfied than their metropolitan counterparts.

Research published today has found that, overall, young doctors in regional areas enjoy a better work-life balance and a richer career.

Guest: Dr Matthew Lennon, junior doctor, Wagga Wagga