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Highly beneficial Indigenous Health Scholarship

Date published
17 Oct 2018
Description
Inaugural RACP Indigenous Health Scholarship recipient Doctor John Wood is encouraging eligible trainees and medical graduates to apply for one of eight scholarships currently on offer.

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Spotlight on private practice

Date published
17 Oct 2018
Description
Establishing a private practice was the focus of a forum attended by 48 members in Sydney in September.

Tri-nation Alliance strengthened

Date published
17 Oct 2018
Description
A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between medical colleges in Australia, New Zealand and Canada is taking their collaborative relationship to the next level by formalising a vision, mission and objectives for future engagement.

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Important regional training and practice surveys

Date published
15 Oct 2018
Description
As part of a long-standing association between the College and the University of Queensland, we have begun a new project examining factors which influence decisions by College members to work in regional and rural areas of Australia – as well as the factors which drive decisions to remain in those areas.

Call for regulators to address public health crisis in the artificial stone benchtop industry

Date published
11 Oct 2018
Description
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) are today calling for urgent action by regulators to address a public health crisis impacting workers in the artificial stone benchtop industry.

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RACP raises grave concerns for refugee children on Nauru

Date published
11 Oct 2018
Description
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) has raised grave concerns for the wellbeing of refugee and asylum seeker children held on Nauru after Medecins Sans Frontier (Doctors Without Borders) was forced to stop providing care on the island.

Read the new Internal Medicine Journal

Date published
05 Oct 2018
Description
You can now read the October 2018 of the Internal Medicine Journal (IMJ).

Strengthening CPD

Date published
03 Oct 2018
Description
Following the release of the Medical Board of Australia’s Professional Performance Framework, a new 2019 MyCPD Framework comes into effect in January 2019.

Apply for Indigenous Health Scholarships

Date published
03 Oct 2018
Description
Eight Indigenous Health Scholarships worth up to $40,000 are being offered to medical students or RACP Members who identify as being of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Māori or Pacific Islander heritage.

Read RACP Quarterly September/October 2018 online now

Date published
27 Sep 2018
Description
Download the September/October 2018 edition of RACP Quarterly

Podcasts look at Rebooting CPD

Date published
27 Sep 2018
Description
This two-part Pomegranate Health podcast special focuses on Rebooting CPD.

RACP backs the Kids Off Nauru campaign

Date published
27 Sep 2018
Description
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) has signed on to the Kids Off Nauru campaign, urging the Australian Parliament to act on its duty of care and immediately transfer all refugee and asylum seeker children and their families from Nauru to Australia.

New Basic Training Programs

Date published
11 Sep 2018
Description
Have your say on the new Basic Training Programs until 2 October.

Register now for Qstream courses

Date published
10 Sep 2018
Description
Diagnostic Error and Cultural Responsiveness are the focus of two Qstream courses RACP Members can register to undertake throughout November and December.

Building health capacity in the Pacific

Date published
10 Sep 2018
Description
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and the Pacific Community (SPC) signed today a memorandum of understanding to support health frameworks and projects in the region and enhance capacity building in the health sector.

New Guidelines for ethical relationships

Date published
06 Sep 2018
Description
The 4th edition of the Guidelines for ethical relationships between physicians and industry are now available.

Internal Medicine Journal released

Date published
05 Sep 2018
Description
You can now read the September 2018 of the Internal Medicine Journal (IMJ).

Focus on Inequities in Child Health

Date published
03 Sep 2018
Description
Leading child health experts presented to members of parliament, chief paediatricians and heads of key medical, public health and community bodies at an RACP Inequities in Child Health Forum at Parliament House in Canberra on 15 August.

Take part in the Trainee Research Awards

Date published
29 Aug 2018
Description
For the chance to present their research at RACP Congress 2019, trainees are invited to submit abstracts for oral presentation as part of the Trainee Research Awards.

Discussing disability issues internationally

Date published
23 Aug 2018
Description
RACP Fellows Doctors Tracey Symmons, Anne Drake, Kimberly Oman and Professor Robert Moulds took part in the Internal Medicine Organisation of the Pacific (iMOP) Annual Scientific Conference held in Suva, Fiji on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 August.
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